Dr Alison Young

Alison contributes to achieving the translational research priorities of the T2/T3 evidence into Practice Working Group.
  • Scientific Advisory Committee
  • T2/T3 Working Group
  • Central Office Team


Alison is a psychologist and current Masters of Clinical Psychology/PhD candidate at the University of Sydney. Alison has over five years of experience working in psycho-oncology research with both the Behavioural Sciences Unit at Sydney Children's Hospital and the Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED).

Research Interests:

Her clinical and research work has focused on supporting patients and their families in both adult and paediatric oncology. Alison's PhD research focuses on family communication, information needs, and genetic-related health professional's clinical practices working with families with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 pathogenic variant.