Mrs Beverley Marcusson
HDR Student & Research Assistant, Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Disease Division
Masters by Research (current) (Public Health), Charles Darwin University, expected completion 2019; Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research, University of Melbourne, 2018; Certificate in Pathology, Mater Hospital, 2008;
I am a proud Wiradjuri woman, part of the stolen generation my story is displayed at the National Museum of Australia. I am a cancer survivor and currently 2nd year Masters by Research student.
The last 9 years I have actively worked and studied in the Health field and respectfully interviewed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer for multiple studies.
A training facilitator with Menzies for HDR students, a member of Indigenous reference group. past and mentor for stolen generations yarning circles, workshops I am inspired to become a doctor to help support community members with chronic disease and further improve the quality of life for Indigenous communities.
- National assessment of unmet supportive care needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cancer patients, “Northern Territory Specific”
- What Matters: Development and validation of Indigenous quality of life and wellbeing index (IQWI) for health decision-making
- Meikejohn JA, Garvey G, Bailie R, Walpole E, Adams J, Williamson D, Martin J, Bernardes CM, Arley B, Marcusson, Valery PC. Follow-up cancer care: perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cancer survivors. Support Care Cancer. 2017. DOI 10.1007/s00520-016-3563-x *
- Meiklejohn JA, Bailie R, Adams J, Garvey G, Bernardes CM, Williamson D, Marcusson B, Arley B, Martin JH, Walpole ET, Valery PC. I'm a Survivor": Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cancer Survivors' Perspectives of cancer Survivorship