Speaker: Dr Jodie Avery, Senior Research Fellow, Adelaide Medical School, The University of Adelaide
Title: It’s time to diagnose endometriosis using non invasive methods
Chair: Sue Lester, Chief Medical Scientist, Rheumatology Research Group, Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research, TQEH
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Speaker biography: Dr Jodie Avery is a social researcher and consultant with advanced skills in both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. Jodie is a Senior Research Fellow in the Endometriosis Research Group at the Robinson Research Institute , the University of Adelaide, with previous roles as Senior Research Associate / Epidemiologist with Population Research and Outcome Studies, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide. Additionally, she tutors in the Schools of Medicine, Public Health and Psychology and at Monash University.
After completing degrees in Arts (Politics and Psychology) and Medical Radiations, Jodie moved to Public Health. She has worked in public health since 1997 and completed her Master of Public Health in 2003.
Jodie undertook her PhD exploring “Depression and its Association with the Psychosocial Factors of Urinary Incontinence” with the Discipline of General Practice.
Jodie has previously worked in research with the Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide; CSIRO Health Sciences and Nutrition; and the SA Department of Health, before PROS moved to the University of Adelaide.
Passionate about public health, Jodie has been Vice President of the SA Branch of the Public Health Association, mentoring students and early career professionals.
Jodie’s current research interests include restorative health, women’s health, psychosocial outcomes, chronic conditions, incontinence, mental health, quality of life, health information, health literacy, carers’ health, aboriginal health and complementary medicine regulation.