Kristin Carson

Associate Research Professor, University of South Australia, Public Policy Graduate
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“As a scientist I can prove I can save lives; I can reduce expenditure within hospitals; I can reduce the length of stay; I can get people out of hospital quicker; I can increase a patient’s quality of life”, she said.

“What I couldn’t do was to get people to listen to me about it.

Determined to take her work and translate it into evidence and practice, Kristin decided the CMU-A Master of Science in Public Policy and Management was the perfect degree for her.

“Thanks to my CMU-A education I now have the skills and confidence to make practical real-world policy changes."

“A highlight of my career was that I prepared and personally presented a policy agenda memo on the health implications of asthma to the Hon Malcolm Turnbull when he was the Prime Minister of Australia”.

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