Sarah joined the Centre as a casual Research Assistant in June 2022. Sarah completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at Deakin University in early 2022. Sarah’s honours thesis explored associations between, and psychosocial moderators of, weight stigma and healthful behaviours among Australian adults with type 2 diabetes.
Sarah is supporting the LISTEN project, which aims to test the effectiveness and scalability of Low Intensity mental health Support via a Telehealth Enabled Network (LISTEN) for adults with diabetes and cardiovascular disease. LISTEN is led by Dr Christel Hendrieckx and Dr Edith Holloway, and funded by the MRFF Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) initiative. Sarah is also supporting Dr Elizabeth Holmes-Truscott and Prof Jane Speight with various tasks related to the social stigma in diabetes research program.