Dr Caitlin Fehily is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Newcastle currently working within the School of Psychology at the University of Newcastle. Her research interests include addressing the inequitable chronic disease burden experienced by people with a mental health condition.
Caitlin completed her PhD in the School of Psychology at the University of Newcastle in 2020, part of which included a Prevention Centre-funded project examining the translation of preventive care guidelines into community mental health service delivery. Caitlin is involved in a number of research projects across local and national community mental health services, community managed organisations, telephone-based support services, and other health service settings. Her primary role is as the project manager for a large cluster-RCT with 12 government community mental health services across three Local Health Districts.
Caitlin was awarded the 2022 Aileen Plant Medal (the Public Health Association Australia) for making a significant contribution to the field of population health.