Ms Zucca is a Senior Research Officer with the Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour at the University of Newcastle. She has been involved in behavioural research in relation to cancer since 2002.
More recently Ms Zucca worked on a key research project examining the role of cancer treatment centre variables in the psychosocial outcomes of patients. She is finalising her PhD exploring the quality of patient-centred care across Australian cancer treatment centres.
In her current role with a Prevention Centre project at the University of Newcastle, Ms Zucca is assisting with the coordination and implementation of the data-based study and the writing of scientific reports and review papers.