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)
- Adaptation of the First Few Hundred protocol for infectious disease events for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations
- Community perspectives on distributing an initially limited supply of vaccines in the event of an influenza pandemic
- Privileging Aboriginal voices in infectious disease emergencies
- Defining, controlling and analysing Indigenous data: commitment to historical consistency or commitment to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?
- Planning for and responding to pandemic influenza emergencies: it’s time to listen to, prioritize and privilege Aboriginal perspectives
- Letter to the Editor in response to the article by Borg et al