Dr Katrina Champion
University of New South Wales
Contact Details
Phone:
+61 2 9385 0175
Fax:
+61 2 9385 0222
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Role:
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Bio

Dr Katrina Champion joined NDARC in November 2011as a Research Assistant working on the CAP Study, a NHMRC funded randomised controlled trial of a combined universal and personality-targeted substance use prevention intervention in adolescents. She holds a Bachelor of Health/Bachelor of Arts-Psychology (Hons) from Macquarie University and a PhD in Public Health and Community Medicine from the University of New South Wales (2016). Katrina’s thesis involved the development and evaluation of the Climate Schools: Ecstasy & Emerging Drugs module, the first online school-based prevention program designed to prevent ecstasy and new psychoactive substances. Katrina is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the NDARC where she manages a project funded through the Department of Health to develop an online community toolkit for methamphetamine. Her research interests include the development and evaluation of innovative resources to improve the health and wellbeing of young Australians, Internet-based interventions and school-based substance use prevention.