Associate Professor Louise Keogh

Dr Louise Keogh is a health sociologist with a training and research background in chemistry.

She completed her Masters degree in the Sociology department at Monash University and her PhD on emergency contraception in the School of Public Health, La Trobe in 2003. She joined The University of Melbourne 2003 and took up a continuing position as Lecturer (Women’s Health) at the Key Centre for Women's Health in Society in 2009. She has previously held a National Health and Medical Research Council Scholarship and Post Doctoral Training Fellowship. She specialises in qualitative methodology and her areas of interest include lay and expert understandings of cancer risk, cancer risk management, decision-making about genetic testing for Lynch Syndrome, as well as an ongoing interest in contraceptive decision-making and abortion.  

Gender and Women's Health/Centre for Health Equity
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
The University of Melbourne 3010, Australia
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