Researcher biography

Anna Hickling holds a Bachelor of Psychological Science with First class Honours. As part of PhD in Clinical Psychology, Anna is researching the experiences of young people with type one diabetes and their parents as they transition from paediatric to adult healthcare settings. More specifically, she is interested in the transfer of diabetes management from parents to youth and its impact on service use, diabetes outcomes, and psychological wellbeing. Anna plans to develop a consumer-informed program of support for families making this transition.

Anna's principal advisor is Associate Professor Vanessa Cobham.