Dr Alison Kennedy

Research Fellow, National Centre for Farmer Health, Deakin University

Dr Alison Kennedy

Research Fellow, National Centre for Farmer Health, Deakin University

Biography

Alison is a Behavioral Scientist who has lived and worked in Victoria’s rural farming community for the past 17 years. Her role at the NCFH since 2010 has primarily focused on rural/farmer mental health and suicide prevention using a range of innovative techniques including digital interventions, digital storytelling, community education programs and peer support models.

She is passionate about co-designing the Centre’s research, education, and services in collaboration with community and industry—to ensure work continues to be effective, relevant and tailored to the needs of primary producers and their communities.

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