Dr Tracy Evans-Whipp is a population health researcher with experience in longitudinal studies of children, adolescents and young adults. She is currently a Research Fellow in the Longitudinal and Life-course Studies research and analysis team working primarily on the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children.
Prior to joining AIFS in 2018 Tracy worked at MCRI within the Centre for Adolescent Health where her research focused on the healthy development of adolescents. In particular, Tracy’s research has investigated how school environments influence student wellbeing, health and academic outcomes. Tracy has published extensively in the areas of adolescent drug and alcohol use and school drug policies. She has also contributed to work on positive youth development and social connections in adolescents.