Bachelor of Public Health & Public Health Nutrition | Master of Public Health
Tenille has qualifications in public health, with experience in mental health and wellbeing, alcohol and drug and international development. Her passion is creating change through design and bringing stakeholders together to address complex problems. Tenille brings an intersectionality lens to her work offering expertise in designing and conducting research with vulnerable populations, she is particularly interested in exploring systems thinking for design.
Tenille has worked in implementation and evaluation, research and program management roles in the not-for-profit, academic and public sector. Most recently working in implementation and evaluation at an oncology institute. She led the study of the implementation of voluntary assisted dying (VAD) legalisation, primarily using qualitative research to capture the various layers of staff involvement and experience with VAD. The study was used to build the capacity of health services to support their staff in the implementation of the new legislation, and provide recommendations to the state government.
She has also worked as the lead researcher on the multi-year strengthening hospitals response to family violence study and the design, implementation and evaluation of a supporting carer’s project.
Tenille worked in international development understanding the health needs of communities in South East Asia and the Pacific, designing community engagement programs for health students. In addition, Tenille has previously worked in the alcohol and drug sector evaluating intervention programs for at-risk populations.
Projects Tenille has led or contributed to include: