Dr Victoria Loblay
Dr Loblay is a Postdoctoral Research Associate based at the Menzies Centre for Health Policy at the University of Sydney. Her research uses ethnographic methods to better understand the implementation of health promotion programs in child care and primary schools in NSW.
She holds a PhD in anthropology from Macquarie University, and a MA in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago. For her PhD research, Dr Loblay conducted fieldwork in Australia and India, examining conceptions of gender in relation to public discourse on the issue of sex selection. Her areas of expertise include medical anthropology, women’s health activism, and the intersection of gender and bioethics in health care settings.