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.


  1. 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 *
  2. 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