Connie Musolino

Connie Musolino

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.

Connie Musolino is a Research Fellow at Stretton Health Equity in the Stretton Institute. She is an early career researcher with expertise in social science, gender studies and public health. Connie completed a PhD in Social Science with a focus on young women with eating disorders and examined the gendered and socio-cultural factors of their experiences to understand why they were reluctant to seek therapeutic help.

Connie previously worked at the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity in the College of Medicine and Public Health at Flinders University from 2017-2022 as a Research Fellow and Project Manager. Connie is currently a Research Fellow on Prof Fran Baum's NHMRC Investigator Fellowship entitled "Restoring the Fair Go: which policies and practices are likely to reverse growing health inequities in Australia post-COVID-19". She is working across a range of projects examining health inequities, the social determinants of health, gender and health, health promotion and community health services, and civil society and social movements.

Connie has experience in a wide range of research methods including semi-structured interviewing, focus groups, community consultation, observations, diary writing, world cafe and surveying. She is also experienced in project managing complex and interdisciplinary teams, including organising project advisory committee's, and community and policy engagement to enhance evidence translation.

Stretton Health Equity

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing NHMRC Grant-Funded Researcher Fellow Stretton Health Equity, Stretton Institute
    2017 - 2022 Research Fellow Flinders University
    2017 - 2017 Tutor Flinders University
    2016 - 2016 Tutor University of Adelaide
    2016 - 2016 Research Assistant Central Queensland University
    2016 - 2016 Research Assistant South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS)
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2012 - 2016 University of Adelaide Australia PhD
    University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours)
    University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Development Studies
  • Research Interests

Musolino, C. (Chief Investigator) The University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics Research Establishment Grants, 'A pilot study on the role of community advocacy in government decision making about Covid-19 and the impacts on women’s health' 2022, $5000

Warin, M., Barclay, K, Moore, V., Musolino, C., Peralta, A., Rogers, D., Torresi, T. (2022), The University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics Research grant, 'Feminist Mentoring for the Contemporary University' $10,000

F Baum, J Popay, R Labonte, M Kidd, T Freeman, H Gesewe, M Fisher, S Friel, E Miller, C Musolino. World Bank funded grant “Do Punching Above Weight Countries respond better to pandemic?”, (2020-2021).Funding US$50,000

Freeman, T., Baum, F,. Musolino, C. Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant, What are good practice examples from countries in the Western Pacific region that ‘punch above their weight’ for life expectancy relative to national income?’  (2020-2021), $24968

Flavel, F. Baum, F., Freeman, T, Musolino, C. Flinders Foundation grant 'Examining increasing health inequities in Australia: the contribution of employment, income and wealth' 2019-2020, $25,000

Baum, F., Delany-Crowe, T., van Eyk, H., Williams, C., Freeman, T., MacDougall, C., Fisher, M., Musolino, C., McGreevy, M., Barredo, M., Phillips, P., & Craig, J. (2018). Healthy South: Testing the feasibility of the rapid translation of Health in All Policies (HiAP) ideas to create healthy urban environments, create health promoting health services and stem the non-communicable disease epidemic in the Southern area of Adelaide. SA Academic Health Science and Translation Centre Rapid Applied Research Translation for Health Impact Grant, $199,863.

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2024 Co-Supervisor How do community health practitioners perceive the link between their knowledge of the World Health Organization's Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion and their practice? Master of Philosophy Master Part Time Mr Richard Charles John Porter

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