Janice Lee is a PhD candidate under the supervision of Sharon Friel and is a recipient of the Scholarship on the Social Determinants of Health Equity, from the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in the Social Determinants of Health Equity. Janice Lee graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Public Health from the Australia National University.
Prior to joining RegNet, Janice worked at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore as an executive education officer. At the ANU Centre of Health Stewardship, she worked as a graduate assistant on the Iraq Public Sector Modernization Program, looking at public administrative reform of the Iraq Healthcare system.
She is a research assistant to Professor Sharon Friel, studying the effects of climate change and policy impacts on social determinants of health and health equity. She carries on her research assistant’s work to her PhD work where she will be evaluating the health equity impacts of Income Management.
In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and exploring the great outdoors.
Research interests at RegNet:
Public health; Health equity; Policy evaluation; food safety knowledge and food handling