Contacts

Amy Kirwan

Program Manager (Behaviours and Health Risks), Outreach Manager

Background

Amy has over 10 years experience in public and community health spanning direct service delivery, project management, research and policy.

Amy’s research interests include prisons and injecting drug use. She manages outreach fieldworkers collecting data on drug and alcohol and justice health projects.

Qualifications

  • MSW, RMIT
  • MSocSci (Policy and Human Services), RMIT
  • BA (Hons), University of Melbourne

Projects (12)

Current (8)

  • Breaking the cycle: supporting people with drug use histories to avoid reincarceration

  • CREIDU: Centre for Research Excellence into Injecting Drug Use

  • EDRS: Ecstasy and related Drugs Reporting System

  • Evaluation of the Multicultural Drug and Alcohol Service

  • Feasibility study for a potential medically supervised injecting centre/drug consumption service for the ACT

  • IDRS: Illicit Drug Reporting System

  • SuperMIX: The Melbourne Injecting Drug User Cohort Study

  • The Optimise Study: Optimising Isolation, Quarantine and Distancing for COVID-19

Past (1)

  • PATH Cohort Study

Publications (9)

2019 (1)

2018 (3)

2016 (1)

2015 (2)

2014 (1)

2013 (1)

News Articles (3)

2019 (1)

2018 (1)

2012 (1)