Associate Professor Laura Tarzia

University of Melbourne, Australia

Laura is an Associate Professor in the Department of General Practice and Primary Care at the University of Melbourne. She co-leads the Sexual and Family Violence (SAFE) program and leads a stream of research focused on sexual and reproductive violence. Her work aims to understand the context and dynamics of women’s lived experiences, and to use these insights to enhance early engagement and response across health settings and the community. She works primarily with qualitative and mixed methods and has undertaken pioneering work on topics including intimate partner sexual violence and reproductive coercion and abuse.

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