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Alison Hey-Cunningham +61 2 9515 6651    

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alison.hey-cunningham@sydney.edu.au

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Centre of Research Excellence in Pulmonary Fibrosis
Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Unit
Level 11, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Camperdown NSW 2050

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Dr Alison Hey-Cunningham BAppSci(Hons) Masters of Education PhD

Dr Alison Hey-Cunningham is the Project Manager of the CRE-PF. In this role, Alison supports the CRE-PF through coordination of day-to-day activities to facilitate collaboration between CRE-PF members and the implementation and delivery of CRE-PF’s research and communication strategies.

Alison completed her PhD in women’s health at the Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney. Prior to joining the CRE-PF team, Alison worked as a research fellow in The University of Sydney Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health developing, managing and undertaking a range of research projects in women’s health and higher education.

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Jennifer Walsh

Jennifer job shares the role of CRE-PF Project Manager, supporting the CRE-PF through coordination of day-to-day activities to facilitate collaboration between CRE-PF members and the implementation and delivery of CRE-PF’s research and communication strategies.


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Dr Barbara de Graaff PhD

Dr Barbara de Graaff is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in health economics at the Menzies Institute for Medical Research. Her main interests are the health economic aspects of clinical medicine and early interventions, and health equity. 

Barbara completed her PhD at the Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, where she investigated the health economic aspects of hereditary haemochromatosis. This work included the first quantification of the economic burden associated with hemochromatosis.

Prior to commencing her PhD, Barbara worked as a research fellow at the School of Psychology, University of Tasmania. This work focused on injecting drug use and harm reduction interventions for people who inject drugs.   Barbara has also held clinical and research roles with Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, and Alcohol and Drug Services, Queensland Health.


Dr Kate Christian BSc AdvDipMgt PhD

Kate Christian has been working in research management, mostly in medical research, for over 30 years. She has a particular interest in training and mentoring early-career researchers in STEMM disciplines. Kate is CREATE Training Program Coordinator and, until 2020, was Research Program Manager for Cure Cancer which funds cancer research projects for early-career researchers.

Kate is author of a book, “Keys to Running Successful Research Projects: All the Things They Never Teach You” about research management, targeted at ECRs.

She undertook her PhD at Federation University Australia. Continuing her work with ECRs, her project was "Challenges faced by early-career researchers in the sciences in Australia and the consequent effect of those challenges on their careers". Many of her research findings are published in this paper.