Cardiometabolic health among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescents and the social, cultural and environmental context
Principal supervisor: Sandra Eades
Co-supervisors: Lina Gubhaju, Bridgette McNamara
Urgent action is required to understand factors influencing health trajectories for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescents in Australia to improve long-term cardiometabolic disease outcomes. This PhD aims to describe the cardiometabolic disease risk profile of a cohort of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescents and the health, social, cultural and environmental factors associated with increased risk and maintenance of good health.
PhD scholarship title and funding body: Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship