Casual Academic

Ms Theresa Caruana

  • GradDip Psychology, UNE
  • MSW, UNE
  • GradCert Editing & Publishing, UTS
  • BA(Hons), USyd
Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Social Sciences

Theresa Caruana is a Scientia PhD candidate and Research Assistant at the Centre for Social Research in Health and the School of Social Sciences. Her research focuses on experiences of stigma in drug treatment and health settings, and the experiences of people who inject drugs. She has a history of working with populations experiencing disadvantage in a variety of direct practice, education, communication, policy, research, and project coordination roles. Theresa also contributed to publications from the second iteration of the Australian Study of Health and Relationships. 

  • Journal articles | 2016
    Richters J; Fitzadam S; Yeung A; Caruana T; Rissel C; Simpson JM; de Visser RO, 2016, 'Contraceptive practices among women: the second Australian study of health and relationships', Contraception, vol. 94, pp. 548 - 555,
    Journal articles | 2022
    Brener L; Caruana T; Broady T; Cama E; Ezard N; Madden A; Treloar C, 2022, 'Addressing injecting related risks among people who inject both opioids and stimulants: Findings from an Australian survey of people who inject drugs', Addictive Behaviors Reports, vol. 15, pp. 100398 - 100398,