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Karolina Krysinska, MA PhD, is a Research Fellow at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. Karolina obtained her PhD in Psychology in 2001, and she has worked as a researcher, lecturer and psychologist in the field of mental health over the last 25 years. Before joining the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, she worked at the Dementia Center for Research Collaboration and the Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. In 2014-2015 Karolina was a Coordinator and a Senior Research Officer at the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention at the Black Dog Institute, UNSW, Sydney. She worked as a Post-doc Researcher at the KUL-University of Leuven, Belgium (2011-2014), psychologist at Tele-Onthaal (Tele-Help), Belgium (2011-2013), Research Officer at the University of Queensland, Brisbane (2008-2009), Research Fellow at the Griffith University, Brisbane (2004-2007) and Lecturer/Associate Professor at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland (1995-2004). Her research interests include dementia, suicide research and prevention, mental health, psychology of trauma, and psychology of religion.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales,

Dec 2016 → …

KU Leuven - University of Leuven

Jan 2011 → …

Research area keywords

  • dementia, clinical quality registries, mental health, suicide research, suicide prevention

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