Dr Ingrid Flight

Academic Status

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia


Key responsibilities

Dr Ingrid Flight is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Flinders University (SA) Centre for Innovation in Cancer (FCIC). Her expertise in general terms covers the identification, development and testing of behaviourally-based approaches aimed at increasing the uptake of preventive health behaviours, with a focus on screening for cancer. Her research interests also lie in the broad area of cancer survivorship. Over both these areas, she has a strong commitment to consumer participation and addressing individual and system barriers that may act against informed health decision-making, including quality of life, health literacy, patient activation and information seeking styles.

Supervisory interests
Health psychology
Public health
Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: HPV vaccination as a preventive health behaviour (1), Psychological adjustment of children of a parent with cancer (1), Development of an ESL curriculum for chronic disease prevention (1)