Alexandra Procter

Miss Alexandra Procter

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

Research Associate

School of Public Health

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Alexandra is a Research Associate working as part of the BetterStart Child Health and Development Research group lead by Professor John Lynch within in the School of Public Health.

She completed her Honours degree of Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences in 2017 under the supervision of Dr Rhiannon Pilkington and Dr Catherine Chittleborough. Her Honours thesis investigated children’s injuries as part of a child focussed definition of potentially preventable hospitalisations.

Alexandra currently works with the BetterStart team on the South Australian Early Childhood Data Project, one of the most comprehensive early childhood administrative data resources in Australia. Her current work examines children who come into contact with the child protection system and early identification of children at risk of maltreatment.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 Research Assistant University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2017 Scholarship 2017 Fay Fuller/Playford Trust Honours Scholarship in Health Science
    2016 Scholarship New Colombo Plan Scholarship
    2016 Award 'Best Overall Presentation' - SA Population Health Conference
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2017 - 2017 University of Adelaide Australia Honours degree of Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences
    2014 - 2016 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Health Sciences (Advanced)
Year Role Course
2018 Tutor PUB HLTH 2007 - Epidemiology for Health and Medical Sciences
2018 Tutor PUB HLTH 1001 - Health and Illness in Populations
2017 Practical assistant PUB HLTH 2007 - Epidemiology for Health and Medical Sciences


  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2017 - ongoing Member Public Health Association Australia South Australian Branch Executive Committee Public Health Association Australia Australia
  • Position: Research Associate
  • Phone: 83133851
  • Email:
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 9
  • Room: WS9050.13
  • Org Unit: School of Public Health

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