Kristy Crooks

Kristy Crooks is a proud Aboriginal woman of the Euahlayi nation and has a spiritual connection to the Wiradjuri people. She is currently an Aboriginal Program Manager, with the Health Protection Unit for Hunter New England Population Health. Kristy is an APPRISE PhD scholar in the key populations research area.

Kristy’s research focuses on developing a process of how to privilege Aboriginal voices in infectious disease emergency planning and response. Kristy’s formal qualifications, lived experience and working career has provided her with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the health and health related issues that Aboriginal people face.

Project: Privileging Aboriginal voices in planning and responding to infectious disease emergencies: design and evaluation


Professor Ross Andrews (primary)

Dr Peter Massey

Dr Sandra Campbell

Professor Adrian Miller