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Project Coordinator

BA, MPH

Penelope Strauss holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Western Australia (UWA) and is a currently a PhD student at the Telethon Kids Institute and UWA.

She has an overarching interest in equity issues and has a background in the area of refugee and migrant health.

Her current research focus is on the mental health of trans young people and their barriers to accessing services. Penelope has recently led the Trans Pathways project, which is the largest study conducted on the mental health of trans young people in Australia.