CRRMH appoints new Research Leader and Senior Research Fellow

Thursday, 28 July 2016

The Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH) has announced the appointment of Dr Hazel Dalton as the Centre’s new Research Leader and Senior Research Fellow.

Dr Hazel Dalton

Dr Dalton holds a PhD from the University of New South Wales and has published in prestigious journals such as Cell Discovery, Blood and the Medical Journal of Australia.

Dr Dalton’s previous experience includes the University of New South Wales (UNSW), the University of Adelaide and the University of Sydney, and more recently she has been employed as Development Officer at the CRRMH, University of Newcastle (UON). She has also been involved in international collaborations with researchers in France, Austria and the United States.

Over the past twelve months, Dr Dalton has been coordinating the research team and has been instrumental in initiating new partnerships and applying for grants.

CRRMH Director, Professor David Perkins, said he looked forward to continuing to work with Dr Dalton in regards to the leadership of the Centre and future research activities.

“Dr Dalton has made a significant contribution to the Centre and has played a key role in leading research activities and mentoring colleagues.

“Her comprehensive knowledge and understanding of research requirements in the area of rural mental health will be a great asset to the Centre and future directions,” said Professor Perkins.

Dr Dalton is based in Orange, NSW and will take up the position of Research Leader and Senior Research Fellow on Monday, 1 August, 2016.

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