Dr Kristin Carson

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Dr Kristin Carson

Name: Dr Kristin Carson
Position: Senior Medical Research Scientist
Organisation: University of Adelaide
Department/Division: Division of Medicine/Respiratory Medicine
Organisation type: Academic
Website: www.adelaide.edu.au
Primary Areas: Medicine & Medical Research (Respiratory & Sleep Medicine)
Social Issues & Public Policy (Healthcare)
Expertise: Tobacco; smoking; prevention; youth; Indigenous; Aboriginal; respiratory; asthma; COPD; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; COAD; Chronic obstructive airways disease; public policy; TAFE; STEM; Science technology engineering and mathematics; tobacco prevention; smartphone applications; apps; smoking cessation; quit;
Notes: I was the 2015 Young Australian of the Year for South Australia, the Young Citizen of the Year for Holdfast Bay and named one of Australia's 100 Women of Influence; In 2014 I also received the Premier's Channel 9 Young Achiever of the Year. Despite almost failing year 12 and doing no science subjects in senior high school I went on to do a PhD in Medicine with the University of Adelaide.