Kathryn Browne-Yung paper on social history screening tool wins posthumous Public Health award

Kathryn Browne-Yung’s paper “Developing a screening tool to recognise social determinants of health in Australian clinical settings” (https://doi.org/10.17061/phrp28341813), co-authored with Dr. Toby Freeman, Prof. Malcolm Battersby, Prof. Doug McEvoy and Prof. Fran Baum, received a high commendation in the 2020 Public Health Research & Practice Excellence Awards.

The paper concerned the development of a social history screening tool for diverse clinical settings to alert health professionals to specific social factors that may affect patients’ treatment and recovery.

The paper was one of the last ones Kathryn worked on before she died in March 2020.

Other award information is available at https://www.phrp.com.au/phrp-excellence-awards/


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