Dr Georgia Halkett
Dr Georgia Halkett is a Senior Research Fellow at Curtin University, commencing as a new researcher in 2006. Dr Halkett’s program of research focuses on cancer patient’s psychosocial and information needs, communication between health professionals and cancer patients and research in radiation therapy. She has received grants worth $2,500,000, has published 50 peer reviewed articles in international journals, and presented 20 papers and three posters at National and International Conferences. Dr Halkett completed her undergraduate degree in Medical Radiation and her PhD at the University of South Australia, being only the second radiation therapist (RT) in Australia to receive a PhD. She practiced as an RT at the Royal Adelaide Hospital until 2005 when she moved to Perth. In 2007, Dr Halkett received her Fellowship of the Institute of Radiography.