Kerry has 20 years experience in health services research and evaluation. She has worked in a number of fields including maternal and child health, cancer prevention and support, and musculoskeletal disease management. Most of her work has involved the evaluation of health services to improve outcomes for consumers. She has held evaluation management positions at Deakin University, Cancer Council Victoria and VicHealth.
At AIFS, Kerry is working on two projects: The evaluation of Emerging Minds, which aims to build the capacity of practitioners working with children and parents to better support children’s mental health, and Expert Panel which involves building the capacity of Family and Children Services to use and develop evidence-based programs.