BAppSc (Human Movement Studies) MHlthProm (Health Promotion)


Georgina's PhD is focused on the role of electronic/mobile health (e-Health/m-Health) platforms to support dementia awareness and caregiving. Specifically, it will explore the adoption of digital health technology for dementia awareness and caregiving with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in urban and remote settings. Georgina also has a Studentship with CSIRO's Australian eHealth Research Centre (AeHRC) and will utilise CSIRO technology as part of her research. Georgina has received a PhD stipend scholarship with The University of Queensland and a Research Plus (top-up) scholarship with the AeHRC over the remainder of her candidature.

In her current and previous research officer roles with Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), the Centre for Online Health and Winnam Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation (WATSIC), Georgina has co-authored research reports, systematic literature reviews, conducted timely analysis of Medicare Benefits Scheme telehealth data during COVID-19 and contributed content and design elements to key organisation publications. During her career, Georgina has fulfilled several health promotion roles including: Project management of a new corporate wellness program for an international food company; Health and Nutrition Project Officer; Health and wellness co-ordinator at a Health Resort; and delivery of health services through several Brisbane Divisions of General Practice (now PHNs). She also has professional experience in marketing and communications, research support and data analysis, managing a small business, writing and publishing.

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