Dr Kate Hunter

Australia

Senior Research Fellow Senior Project Manager

PhD MPH

Bio

Dr Kate Hunter is a Senior Research Fellow in the Injury Division at The George Institute, and conjoint Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales. She has a PhD in program evaluation and a Master of Public Health through the University of Sydney. Dr Hunter is supported by a NSW Health Early-Mid Career Research Fellowship.

Dr Hunter leads a body of work primarily in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child and family health and the social determinants of health. Her research expertise includes the conduct and evaluation of community based programs, translational research, and assessing equitable access to health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Dr Hunter sits on the Institute’s Research Committee for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and has done so since its inception in 2009. Dr Hunter is Deputy Chair of Kidsafe NSW and is involved in both undergraduate and Masters course work in Injury Prevention.