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Epidemiology of autism in Australia


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Dr Tamara May is a senior research fellow in the Department of Paediatrics at Monash University. She is an established independent researcher and active, engaged and successful collaborator for team-based research, advancing knowledge about autism, attention deficit hyperctivity disorder, other neurodevelopmental disorders and mental health problems including complex trauma and depression. Dr May is a clinician scientist with expertise in psychology and information technology, and experience with a range of research methods which has enabled her to work with large existing data sets, create translational digital health platforms and build programs of original research that integrate her skills. 

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

Education/Academic qualification



Psychology, GDipPsych, MONASH UNIVERSITY

BA, University of Melbourne

Computer Science, BSc, University of Melbourne

Research area keywords

  • Psychological Treatment
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Mental health
  • Schema Therapy


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