Katrina Witt

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Monash University

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Dr Katrina Witt is an award winning early career researcher in suicide prevention research. She has led numerous invited policy submissions for governing bodies such as the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing and the Department of Health and Human Services. She is currently based at Turning Point, Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University, where she is a post-doctoral research fellow on the Beyond the Emergency Project investigating males who engage in non-fatal self-harm and suicide. She is also a co-chair of the Work and Suicide Special Interest Group with the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). Her work is recognised internationally, and has led to the award of numerous prizes including from the Australia Academy of Science (2016) and the Victorian Young Achiever's Foundation (2017).

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