Deborah Osborne

Research Officer

Child & Family Evidence

Deborah Osborne recently joined AIFS in November 2022 as a Research Officer working within the Evidence and Evaluation Support team. She has a professional clinical background, working previously as a Registered Paediatric/ Neonatal Nurse providing family centred care for families in both a regional and metropolitan tertiary hospital setting.

Deborah has a Master of Public Health majoring in program health evaluation. Her early research work included working with projects that had a strong focus on stakeholder engagement and most recently working within a quantitative data collection team for a longitudinal cohort social network study at the Burnet Institute. Deborah’s professional interests include qualitative participatory research methods and building health literacy capacity, particularly for culturally linguistically diverse families.


MPH (Public Health), (Melb Uni), BNursing (Fed Uni), GradCert (Genetic Counselling) (Newcastle University) and Diploma (Project Management) (Fed Uni)