Dr Alison Young

Dr Alison Young

Research Fellow, Sydney Catalyst, The University of Sydney


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.


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