Gabriella Tiernan

Ms Gabriella Tiernan

Research Assistant
Medicine & Health
School of Population Health


Gabriella is a research assistant working within the implementation science hub. She provides research and administrative support to projects lead by A/Prof Natalie Taylor, including the PHCM9791 Implementation Science course and the Translate Cessation study.

She has experience in writing research papers and reports, preparing ethics applications, qualitative data collection and analysis.

She is currently completing her studies to become a clinical psychologist. 


+61 2 9348 0803

  • Journal articles | 2022

    Tiernan, G, Freeman, V, Morrow, A, et al. What would I do? Perspectives on the factors underlying Lynch syndrome genetic testing and results sharing decisions for high-risk colorectal cancer patients. Psychooncology. 2022; 31( 4): 587- 596.

    April Morrow, Priscilla Chan, Gabriella Tiernan, Julia Steinberg, Deborah Debono, Luke Wolfenden, Katherine M Tucker, Emily Hogden, Natalie Taylor, Building capacity from within: qualitative evaluation of a training program aimed at upskilling healthcare workers in delivering an evidence-based implementation approach, Translational Behavioral Medicine, Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2022, ibab094,

    Steinberg J, Chan P, Hogden E, Tiernan G. et al. Lynch syndrome testing of colorectal cancer patients in a high-income country with universal healthcare: a retrospective study of current practice and gaps in seven Australian hospitals. Hered Cancer Clin Pract 20, 18 (2022).

    Journal articles | 2021

    Edge R, Meyers J, Tiernan G, Li Z, Schiavuzzi A, Chan P, et al. (2021) Cancer care disruption and reorganisation during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia: A patient, carer and healthcare worker perspective. PLoS ONE 16(9): e0257420.