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A/PROF Deborah Warr




  • Deborah is a VicHealth Research Fellow with the McCaughey Centre, and her work is primarily aimed at understanding socio-economic contexts for health inequalities in developed nations.
    With degrees from Deakin, Monash, and LaTrobe universities, her academic association with the University of Melbourne spans her time as an NHMRC post-doctoral research fellow with the School of Population Health's Centre for Health and Society, and in a variety of other lecturing and teaching roles as a sociologist in the Faculties of Arts and Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.
    Deborah has published widely and is recognised internationally for work that includes reports of empirical findings and articles exploring theoretical and methodological issues. She has long-standing commitment and expertise in collaborative, participatory and community based research methods and ensuring that the findings of research are accessible for implementation in policy and practice.


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Education and training

  • PhD, La Trobe University 2002
  • MA, Monash University 1995
  • BA, Deakin University 1987


Available for supervision

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