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Project Manager Embrace

BScs, MPH

Jacinta has a background in nursing and midwifery. She completed a Master in Public Health and has worked on a number of projects in the public health field including, tobacco control, road safety, youth and alcohol and sun protection. Jacinta commenced as a research assistant for the Alcohol and Pregnancy team working on the first project in Australia to identify to prevalence of FASD in the youth justice system. In the Youth Mental Health team Jacinta was responsible for the report, ‘Informing Youth Suicide Prevention for WA’. In June 2019 she commenced as the project manager for Embrace, the collaboration of child and youth mental health research at the Telethon Kids Institute.