Ms Crane (MPH, BAppSc, BCom) is a Research Fellow with the Prevention Centre’s Rapid Response Evaluation Capacity based at the Prevention Research Collaboration at the University of Sydney.
She has worked for more than 10 years in government, academia and non-government organisations primarily working on the formative research, implementation and evaluation of public health interventions in areas such as physical activity, obesity, tobacco control, diet, primary and secondary cancer prevention and management of chronic respiratory diseases.
Her recent PhD focused on the evaluation of new separated bicycle infrastructure in Sydney and included the application of new statistical modelling techniques. She is passionate about active travel as a way to improve population health.
- Workplace Health Insights: Cross-jurisdictional analysis of Healthy Worker Initiatives
- AUSPOPS – AUStralian Perceptions of Prevention Survey
- Melanie is also working across the projects of the Rapid Response Evaluation Capacity.