Jenne Roberts

Evaluation Manager, Menzies School of Health Research


Master of Public Health, CDU, 2005, Master of International Management, CDU, 1998


Darwin - Royal Darwin Hospital campus


Jenne is the Evaluation Manager at Menzies School of Health Research, where she has worked since 2011.

Her team undertakes a range of client commissioned research and evaluation, including program design, theory of change and program logic development and needs assessments. Jenne specializes in leading evaluations of public health programs and health systems where stigma and discrimination act as a barrier to access or drive vulnerability, for example, programs addressing Indigenous health and wellbeing, HIV/AIDS, alcohol and other drugs, mental health, sexual and reproductive health, cognitive impairment. Jenne designs health programs and plans, and evaluates health service, policy, health promotion and  promotion and behaviour change programs and campaigns..

Jenne also teaches in the Master of Public Health program and is the Course Coordinator for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Health Policy and Advocacy

Research Themes

•    Co-creating better health outcomes with the Indigenous community 
•    Red Dust Role Models Program Evaluation
•    Evaluation of the NT Alcohol Mandatory Treatment Program
•    Evaluation of the Katherine Wellness Support Pathway


  1. Jenne Roberts and Merrilee Cox (2016) Evaluation of the Strong Young Women’s Program (Australia). Red Dust Role Models
  2. Jenne Roberts and Jaimie Uhrig (2015) Civil society engagement and leadership in national HIV responses in Indonesia 2008- 2015. USAID/Indonesia
  3. David Lowe, Srey Mony, Jenne Roberts, Marta Levitt and Billy Pick (2014) End-of-Project Evaluation of the Sustainable Action Against HIV and AIDS in the Community Project (SAHACOM). USAID Cambodia
  4. Jenne Roberts, Michael Cassel and Billy Pick (2014) A Total Market Approach to Condom based HIV prevention in Vietnam. USAID Vietnam
  5. Roberts, J (2011) Preventing HIV among intimate partners in Myanmar. UNAIDS Myanmar
  6. Roberts, J, Saggurti, N and Wilson J (2010) Guidance Note for addressing Intimate Partner Transmission of HIV. UNAIDS, Bangkok
  7. Roberts, J (2009) Mitigating the Gender Based Impacts of HIV in Community Based Programs: Strategies to Strengthen KHANA Practices and Programming.  Khmer HIV/AIDS NGO Alliance
  8. Roberts , J (2009) Gender Review of the Myanmar National Strategic Plan on HIV 2006 – 2010. UNAIDS Myanmar, The National AIDS Program
  9. Roberts,  J (2009) Integrating HIV into Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam, Marie Stopes International, Cambodia
  10. Roberts, J (2009) Evaluation of the USAID funded Community based HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care program implemented by KHANA. USAID Cambodia