School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Highlighting researchers

Rebecca Ivers

Professor Rebecca Ivers

Professor Rebecca Ivers is Head, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Sydney, and honorary Professorial Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health. Ivers leads a global research program focusing on the prevention and management of injury. Trained as an epidemiologist, her research interests focus on the prevention of injury, trauma care, and the research to policy transfer in both high and low income countries. She has a substantial program of research addressing the global burden of injury, with a particular focus on inequalities in injury in low income settings, and the prevention of injury in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Reema Harrison

 

Dr Reema Harrison

How supporting patient and professional recovery after medical errors could improve the safety of healthcare

Dr Reema Harrison’s research focuses on quality and safety in healthcare, especially the psychological impact of medical errors. Dr Harrison, who joined the SPHCM in 2016, is a senior lecturer and co-director of the Health Management program. For Reema, a key attraction of SPHCM is the opportunity to do policy-relevant research that will have an impact on health services.

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Ebony Lewis

 

Ebony Lewis

From student to teacher: Ebony’s nursing career with older people informs her research

Ebony Lewis’ experience as an emergency and practice nurse working with elderly patients has inspired her research in this area. Ebony completed a Masters of International Public Health at SPHCM in 2014 and joined the School in September 2018 as an Associate Lecturer in Aboriginal Health. She also works part time conducting health assessments of older people in the community.

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