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21 Oct 2021
  • VCCC Alliance
1-2.30pm

Research with People from Diverse Populations

Join Dr Vijaya Joshi, Health Equity Manager, VCCC Alliance for an informative workshop hosted by the VCCC Alliance Nurse-led Research Hub that draws on research expertise across a variety of settings to examine and explore critical considerations when conducting research with people from diverse populations.

Join Dr Vijaya Joshi, Health Equity Manager, VCCC Alliance for an informative workshop hosted by the VCCC Alliance Nurse-led Research Hub that draws on research expertise across a variety of settings to examine and explore critical considerations when conducting research with people from diverse populations.

Representatives will discuss approaches, experiences and challenges for a variety of populations including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, paediatrics, adolescents and young adults (AYA), mental health, LGBTIQ+ and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) populations. Key discussion points will include:

  • How does the clinical lens of nursing bring strength to research with people from diverse populations?
  • Key issues to consider when conducting research with people from diverse populations
  • Nuances and differences when conducting research with people from diverse populations
Program

Paediatric and Adolescent and Young adult considerations   
Ilana Berger, 
Team Leader, ONTrac,  Victorian Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Service, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and
Dr Sharon De Graves,Program Manager, Nurse Led Research, VCCC Alliance

LGBTIQ+ considerations              
Nicola Creagh
Research Assistant, Centre for Health Policy, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Considerations       
Professor Joan Cunningham, 
Senior Principal Research Fellow, Menzies School of Health Research

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds considerations
Donya Eghrari, 
Research Officer, Melbourne University School of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Mental Health considerations   
A/Prof Bridget Hamilton, Director, Centre for Mental Health Nursing, Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne

Dr Vijaya Joshi

Vijaya recently started in the position of Health Equity Manager at the VCCC Alliance. Prior to this she worked at Our Watch, Menzies School of Health Research (Darwin), and Oxfam Australia in a range of health equity areas. She is a member of the Research Evaluation Committee of the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency, and a Director of the East Timor Hearts Fund.

Thursday 21 October
1-2.30pm