Ms Kate Young
B Bus Man (Human Resources), B Sci (Psychology) (Hons)
Phone: +61 3 9903 0239
Kate is undertaking her PhD on "Understanding women’s experiences of endometriosis and of condition-specific health care", supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) postgraduate scholarship and an Ian Scott Scholarship in Mental Health from Australian Rotary Health. Supervision is being provided by Dr Maggie Kirkman and Professor Jane Fisher of the Jean Hailes Research Unit. The aim of Kate’s project is to improve understanding of the psychosocial aspects of endometriosis from the perspectives of both women and medical professionals to enhance the care provided to women with the disease.
Kate also works as a research assistant and science writer for the Jean Hailes Research Unit and Andrology Australia. She is regularly featured in the press as a writer and commentator on women’s health matters including for The Conversation, SBS online, and ABC radio.