Roanna (she/her) is a Senior Lecturer in the Curtin School of Population Health with a focus on Indigenous and cross-cultural psychology. Roanna holds a Doctorate in Public Health – Health Promotion and has over 20 years’ experience conducting exploratory, intervention, and evaluation research in a range of settings using participatory approaches. Her research is particularly focused on increasing access to and utilisation of health services by marginalised groups to improve health outcomes.
Belinda is a Senior Research Officer at the WA Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Applied Research and Evaluation Network (SiREN). She holds a Doctorate in Psychology, specialising in community psychology. Belinda’s professional experience has largely centered on research pertaining to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing. More recently, her work at SiREN has focused on evaluating interventions that aim to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Mr Adrian Simpson
Adrian has been a Project Officer at the WA Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Applied Research and Evaluation Network (SiREN) at Curtin University since November 2021. He is a Wirradjuri man from NSW and has extensive expertise in the drug and alcohol field through personal lived experience as well as professional experience as a drug and alcohol counsellor within various Indigenous and non-Indigenous agencies in the Perth metropolitan area. Adrian has a Diploma in Community Services/Mental Health.
The Curtin Project Team is composed of researchers from the Curtin School of Population Health.
The group is responsible for the day-to-day running and direction of the research project.