Miss Kerry Wong
Research Degree Student
Epidemiology and Population Health
Kerry holds a MSc in Biostatistics (University of Melbourne). She first joined the School in 2015 to start her PhD. Her research aims to address equity issues of physical accessibility to health services in low-resource settings. She is also a Research Fellow in Health Statistics on the Maternal healthcare markets Evaluation Team (MET). Before joining the School, Kerry worked to support a wide range of projects as a data manager and statistician at the International Centre for Equity in Health and the World Health Organization.
Kerry is keen to study health service provision, reproductive health and inequality in health in low-resource settings using quantitative methods. Her PhD focuses on the spatial relation underlying poverty, health service provision and healthcare utilization in sub-Saharan Africa.
Kerry has also developed an interest in spatial epidemiology, and the application of GIS technologies and geostatistics in population health research.