RN, Grad Dip Education, MPH
Senior Research Officer
Kirsty joined the Kirby Institute in 2009, prior to that she was based in Alice Springs, most recently coordinating a cross-border STI/HIV project in remote communities of the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia (Tristate STI/HIV Project). With Rebecca Guy, she developed the Modelling and Evaluation Protocol for the Australian Chlamydia Control Effectiveness Pilot (ACCEPt). She is currently working on several STI/HIV trials and programs including a randomised controlled trial of home-based sample collection to increase chlamydia retesting following treatment (REACT), a randomised controlled trial of home HIV testing to increase HIV testing frequency (FORTH), and a point-of-care testing program for STIs which is strongly linked with sexual health quality improvement activities, that is being implemented in regional and remote health services across Australia (TTANGO2).
Kirsty is also currently a PhD candidate at the Kirby Institute.