Dr Teresa Burgess
Affiliate Researcher, CREATE
School of Public Health, University of Adelaide
Teresa is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide. She has extensive experience in the areas of primary health care and health services research, including end of life care and models of primary health care service delivery. Her recent research has included an examination of the provision of end of life care for people with chronic diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure, renal failure and neurological disease. Her current research is looking at advance care planning and culturally appropriate policy development in vulnerable communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from CALD backgrounds. She also has expertise in project planning and management, evaluation, health promotion, survey development and qualitative research methods.
Teresa is the Research Coordinator in the Master of Public Health as well as teaching in the Qualitative Research Methods in Health course. She has previously coordinated the Indigenous Health Course in the MPH. Teresa’s interest in CREATE and contribution is in the Health Promotion and Best Practice Domains, as well as an interest in the Capacity Strengthening Program.