Aliki is a Research Associate in the Injury Division at the George Institute working on several global injury projects including a drowning reduction program in Bangladesh and a community-based rehabilitation program for burn injuries in South Asia.
Aliki’s background and research experience is in international public health predominantly in the area of maternal, newborn and child health. She was based in Bangladesh at the ICDDR,B (International Centre for Diarrhoea Diseases Research, Bangladesh) between 2011 to 2014 working on the implementation of large-scale programs in rural areas to improve maternal and neonatal health and survival.
In Australia, she has worked in the Aboriginal health sector while at Curtin University in Perth evaluating a bowel cancer screening health promotion tool to increase screening rates among the Aboriginal population, and was also involved in the evaluation of a community engagement strategy to improve health service delivery.
Aliki’s research interests include improving maternal, neonatal and perinatal health outcomes in low-income settings, particularly around increasing access to health care among marginalised and vulnerable populations through the application and evaluation community-based interventions.
She is currently completing her PhD in International Public Health at the University of Sydney with a focus on improving perinatal outcomes especially the prevention of stillbirths in low-income countries.