Christina Mary Varghese

Christina Mary Varghese

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Public Health

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Christina Varghese is an MPhil Candidate at the University of Adelaide. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Christ University, India in Psychology, Performing arts, and English literature in 2018. She completed her Master of Public Health degree at the University of Adelaide in 2020. Christina has multiple interests in the health sector. She has worked in India and Australia in the area of psychology, social work, communicable disease control (COVID Operations) and in the drug and alcohol space. Her current research focuses on climate change and infectious diseases in Australia. She is supervised by Prof. Peng Bi, Dr Adriana Milazzo, and Dr Scott Hanson-Easy during the course of her research.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2023 - 2023 Senior Project Officer SA Health
    2021 - 2022 Public Health Senior Project Officer SA Health
    2021 - 2021 Research Assistant University of Adelaide
    2021 - 2022 Public Health Tutor University of Adelaide
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
    Hindi Can speak
    Malayalam Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2019 - 2020 University of Adelaide Australia Master of Public Health
    2015 - 2018 Christ University India Bachelor of Arts (Psychology, English Literature, Performing Arts)
  • Research Interests


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