Ms Cassandra Wright
Research Officer, Monash Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health
Tutor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
Phone: +61 3 9903 0256
Cassandra is a Research Officer and tutor in the School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine. With a background in health promotion and public health, she has experience in conducting both qualitative and quantitative research.
Cassandra has worked on a variety of studies at Monash University, with a strong focus on health promotion program evaluation. She has previously undertaken research and evaluation in the areas of workplace health promotion, problem gambling, Alzheimer's disease, and physical activity in diverse and disadvantaged communities.
Cassandra is currently a Research Officer for the Mobi-Kids Study, an international multi-centric case-control study on risk factors for brain cancer in young people. In addition to her research, Cassandra tutors into the Health Science and Health Science/Social Work degrees. She has previously tutored into the Interprofessional Education program for paramedic, nursing, occupational therapy and physiotherapy students in the School of Primary Health Care.
Cassandra recently completed her PhD, which was focused on alcohol consumption and new media in young people through the Burnet Institute and Monash University. Her primary research interests are in health promotion in both local and international contexts, using both qualitative and quantitative methods. Research interests include: social determinants of health and health inequalities, health and wellbeing of young people, alcohol and other drugs and new technologies in health promotion.