Australia’s trusted immunisation experts
06 February 2024
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Genevieve Foster joined NCIRS in January 2020. She has over 10 years’ experience in developing training programs and courses in the tertiary sector, including working with subject matter experts to design and implement engaging online, face-to-face and blended courses for health professionals and university students. She is also experienced in project management for learning design, including detailed planning, program management and evaluation. In her previous roles Genevieve developed education strategy and curricula at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and online and blended units at The University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales. Genevieve has a Bachelor of Education (Human Movement and Health Education) and a Master of Education (Educational Psychology) from The University of Sydney.
Lauren Dalton is the Immunisation Liaison Officer for the Primary Health Network Immunisation Support Program (PHN ISP). Lauren is a health and human sciences graduate from the University of Wollongong and completed a Masters of Public Health at The University of NSW. She gained experience working with immunisation providers at a Medicare Local and Primary Health Network, before which she managed programs at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Lauren is committed to ensuring that those working with providers in primary health care have access to quality and timely information and resources which assists in navigating the complexities of supporting immunisation providers.
Sakhi Herath holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Melbourne. Before joining NCIRS, she worked for the North Eastern Public Health Unit of Victoria as a Public Health Officer and a COVID-19 contact tracer. She has also previously worked on a number of research projects focused on both communicable and non-communicable diseases.