Our people

ACHEEV is an interdisciplinary team of academics, postdoctoral researchers, honorary fellows, research assistants and higher degree researchers. Together, we conduct empirical, theoretical and methodological research, focused on questions with practical implications for policy and practice. Our commitment to openness, inclusiveness and excellence is reflected in everything we do.


Professor Stacy Carter 

Professor of Health Ethics

Professor Annette Braunack-Mayer

Principal Fellow

Assoc Professor Chris Degeling

Research Fellows

Dr Patti Shih
Dr Yves Aquino 
Dr Jane Williams

Research Assistants

Belinda Fabrianesi
Lucy Carolan
Cheryl Travers

Dr Mina Motamedi (MD, MHM)

Thesis: Responses to transvaginal mesh in Australia: a surgical innovation with low rate, severe adverse events

SupervisorsProfessor Stacy Carter, Dr Chris Degeling

Emma Frost

Thesis: Understanding the ethical, legal, and social implications of using artificial intelligence in cardiovascular disease diagnosis and screening.

Supervisors: Professor Stacy CarterProfessor Annette Braunack-Mayer, Dr Yves Aquino