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Bsc (Hons), MPH 

Research Assistant

Kerry Hwang is a Research Assistant with the Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC) and the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI). His main research interest involves improving the lives of older people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. Highlights of Kerry’s research in older CALD Australians include the application of telehealth to improve access to interpreters for diagnosing cognitive issues in older CALD Australians, and the use of translation apps to improve basic communication between healthcare staff and the older CALD patient. Kerry has also been involved in other areas of Ageing research, including: Elder Abuse, Advance Care Planning, Falls, Dementia and Mental Health. Kerry is currently undertaking a PhD at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, investigating healthcare inequities facing older CALD Australians harnessing nationally representative datasets. He is supervised by A/Prof Jeromey Temple, A/Prof Bianca Brijnath, and A/Prof Dina LoGiudice.

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