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Krista Watts

Krista Watts

Krista Watts

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Senior Social Worker
Public Health
Victorian Infectious Diseases Service (VIDS)
Lab Group(s):
Victorian Tuberculosis Program Group

Krista Watts is a Senior Social Worker with the Victorian Tuberculosis Program. Commencing in 1997, Krista has devoted her career to working to improve health outcomes for individuals, groups and communities. Prior to commencing with the Victorian Tuberculosis Program, Krista worked in secondary and tertiary services in New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria engaging in clinical roles, education and policy and program development. Committed to the pursuit and maintenance of human well being, Krista is focused on the application of evidence-based approaches to inform a bio-psycho-social framework to optimise health outcomes towards elimination of tuberculosis.

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    Research Groups
    • Victorian Tuberculosis Program Group

      Justin’s group specialises tuberculosis (TB) with an emphasis on latent TB and conducts activities ranging from expansion of theoretical foundations for understanding latency and risk associated with TB infection to socio-cultural engagement with communities at high risk for TB, and development of strategic public health policies towards TB elimination. The group includes researchers with expertise in a range of methodologies, including clinical research, epidemiology, mathematical modelling, ethics and interventional  research. 

      Lab Team

      Victorian Tuberculosis Program Group