Kirstin is a PhD Candidate at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne. Her research centres around the aetiology of preterm stillbirth with a particular focus on how the endometrial environment contributes to such adverse pregnancy outcomes. She graduated from the University of Melbourne with a BSc (Genetics) and completed a GradDip in Reproductive Sciences at Monash University.
Kirstin recently joined the Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence as a Senior Research Assistant, working on the research priority setting and is a co-investigator on Project Engage. She is passionate about amplifying the voice of bereaved parents and helping to enhance their capacity in stillbirth research.
Kirstin’s work is undertaken in honour of Aurora.