Stacia Finch

Project Officer-Health Information and Quality Improvement


Stacia joined the Burnet Institute in February 2019 as Project Officer-Health Information and Quality Improvement and is currently working on the Reducing the Impact of Drug-Resistant TB in Western Province, PNG (RID-TB) project in Daru, Papua New Guinea.

Stacia has a research background with over 20 years of experience in project development and management, grant writing, data management and analysis, and fiscal management. Prior to joining the Burnet Institute, Stacia worked in Swaziland on a number of HIV-related projects, including the topics of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and early access to ART for all.

The majority of Stacia’s experience consists of developing and overseeing research studies on diverse child health topics while working at the American Academy of Pediatrics in the United States.


  • 2018: Clinical Study Manager, FHI 360, Mbabane, Swaziland

  • 2016: Independent Consultant, The Centre for HIV and AIDS Prevention Studies (CHAPS), Mbabane, Swaziland

  • 2014: Costing Associate, Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), Mbabane, Swaziland

  • 1995: Senior Research Associate, American Academy of Pediatrics, Itasca, IL, USA


  • Master of Arts (Experimental Psychology), DePaul University, Chicago, IL USA

  • Bachelor of Science (Psychology), DePaul University, Chicago, IL USA

Publications (4)

2015 (1)

2009 (1)

2008 (2)