Jetro is a research assistant with the Early Neurodevelopment and Mental Health team. His work focuses on understanding the early life influences of child neurodevelopment to promote healthy development and wellbeing.
Jetro graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with First Class Honours. His thesis investigated the mechanisms of human attention, exploring the nature of how we efficiently allocate attention through neural filtering.
He collaborates extensively with young people, parents, and community stakeholders nationally and internationally to investigate the role of parenting in preventing and treating mental health difficulties in young people. He is also leading international collaborative research efforts, conducting a systematic review on the relationship between early childhood irritability and later psychopathology outcomes.