Louise Keogh is a health sociologist, specialising in qualitative method, and in the combination of qualitative and quantitative methodology. She has previously conducted research on emergency contraception, and supervises a number of higher degree students conducting research in sexual health. Louise is currently conducting research on the translation of cancer genetics to public health. Her recent projects include the uptake of genetic testing for colorectal cancer, lay perceptions of risk for breast cancer, and the use of chemoprevention for women at high risk of breast cancer. She also chairs the Translational Working Group of the NIH-funded international Colon Cancer Family Registry, and is Acting Domain Coordinator fpr the Public Health Domain in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.
Louise coordinates the Teaching and Learning at the Centre, and teaches both research methods and theory subjects offered in the Master of Public Health and the Master of Health Social Sciences.
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