Ms Fehily is a PhD candidate at the University of Newcastle, supported by The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre. Her research topic is the translation of preventive care guidelines into community mental health service delivery.
She completed her Bachelor or Psychology (Honours) at the University of Newcastle, during which she examined the impact of a post-discharge smoking cessation intervention for mental health inpatients.
Ms Fehily is passionate about enhancing positive health behaviours. She is particularly interested in researching service delivery methods to address the high prevalence of chronic disease risk factors among people with a mental illness.