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Professor Colleen Fisher

1 Jun 2018

Colleen Fisher is Professor and Head of School, School of Population and Global Health.   Her research expertise is in the area of family and domestic violence, an area she has been researching for over 20 years.  Her research has examined experiences of family and domestic violence, its health and social impact, and has been across the lifespan and across cultures.  She was the first to undertake comprehensive research into the experience, understanding and impact of family and domestic violence on refugees and refugee communities, post settlement in Australia, and her research has informed policy and program development.  Additionally Colleen has undertaken a range of national and state family and domestic violence program evaluations in both the health and human services sectors.    Colleen has been an invited member of a number of government advisory boards related to family and domestic violence and was a WA Department of Health Clinical Senate expert witness.