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
Dr Cheryl Travers
Dr Michelle Townsend
Dr Heidi Green

Visiting Research Fellows

Dr Tobias Rohrbach
Dr Gabe Watts

Research Assistants

Belinda Fabrianesi
Lucy Carolan
Diana Popic
Emma Campbell

Administrative Assistant

Tory Hayward

Kathleen Prokopovich

Thesis: Engaging Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities in school-based vaccination for Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Supervisors: : Assoc Professor Lyn Phillipson, Professor Annette Braunack-Mayer

Rebecca Bosward

Thesis: Precision public health: a new definition, ethical and social implications, and recommendations for policy and practice 

SupervisorsProfessor Stacy CarterProfessor Annette Braunack-Mayer

Sittichoke Chawraingern

Thesis: An empirical analysis of policy and practices for antimicrobial resistance in Thailand

Supervisors: Assoc Professor Chris Degeling, Assoc Professor Judy MullanDr Patti Shih, Dr Jane Williams

Dr Mina Motamedi (MD, MHM)

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

SupervisorsProfessor Stacy Carter, Assoc Professor 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

Saniya Singh

Thesis: Does 'Uncertainty Tolerance' contribute to Overprescribing? Informing Stewardship for Healthcare Staff in Aged-Care Settings

Supervisors: Assoc Professor Chris Degeling; Prof Frank Deane, Prof Peter Caputi