Ms Monica Green

Research Officer & PhD Candidate


PhD in Health Services Research/Public Health, Charles Darwin University, expected completion 2021; Masters of Public Health, University of Queensland, 1998




As part of Menzies School of Health Research and as a PhD student at Charles Darwin University, Monica's research involves collaboratively working towards systematic ways of measuring the experiences of care of Indigenous people with cancer, with the overall goal of improving cancer outcomes for Indigenous people.

Monica's background in remote area nursing, international aid and development, and research is underpinned by a desire to address inequities in health access and outcomes.

Research Themes
  • Towards systematic monitoring of the experiences of care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer
  1. Green M, Anderson K, Griffiths K, Garvey G, Cunningham J. 2018. Understanding Indigenous Australians ’ experiences of cancer care: stakeholders’ views on what to measure and how to measure it. BMC Health Services Research, 2018, 18:982. .
  2. Green M, O'Connell D, Garvey G, Cunningham J. 2017. Improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer requires a systematic approach to understanding patients’ experiences of care. Australian Health Review, 41, 231–233.
  3. White VM, Bibby H, Green M, Anazodo A, Nicholls W, Pinkerton R, Phillips M, Harrup R, Osborn M, Orme LM, Conyers R, Thompson K and Coory M. 2016. Inconsistencies and time delays in site-specific research approvals hinder collaborative clinical research in Australia. Internal Medicine Journal, September 2016, Vol.46(9), pp.1023-1029.