Dr Cathy Vaughan

Dr Cathy Vaughan

Dr Cathy Vaughan

    Senior Lecturer and Acting Head Gender and Women’s Health Unit, Centre for Health Equity, The University of Melbourne

    Cathy Vaughan is a Senior Lecturer in Gender and Women’s Health, and Acting Head of the Gender and Women’s Health Unit in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne. Her research focuses on gendered health inequalities, with a particular focus on understanding violence against migrant and refugee women during experiences of displacement, transit and resettlement in Australia; and on violence against women with disabilities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Cathy’s work is underpinned by a commitment to participatory approaches to health research and to research capacity building.