Sara Zabeen

Project Coordinator

College of Medicine and Public Health

+61 8 8920 0270
place Royal Darwin Hospital (L1.11)
PO Box 41326, Casuarina 0811, Northern Territory

I am a public health professional with research and teaching experiences. I also have experience in project management, coordination and evaluation. As part of the research, I mostly use qualitative and mixed-methods approaches.

Topics of interests and expertise: social determinants of mental health and wellbeing, chronic- condition self-management, integrated care, Indigenous health, social determinants of kidney care


MPH(Research), MHID, MSS

Honours, awards and grants

Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FIPRS) for PhD, 2017

Golden Key International Society award for MPH(Research), 2014

Key responsibilities

Current position: Project Coordinator and Researcher for the 'Live Strong, COVID-Safe and Frailty Free after starting dialysis' project

Key responsibilities:

1. Coordinating the project involving appx. 20 investigators and staff including Indigenous Patient Reference Group members

2. Data collection, compilation, and analysis (qualitative and mixed-methods approach)

3. Reporting and publication

Teaching interests

Teaching experience with Charles Darwin University

Position: Lecturer (contractual)

Topics taught: Introduction to Public Health, Health Policy, Chronic Condition Self-management

Topics assisted with materials development and markings: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Health Promotion, Rural & Remote Health.

Supervisory interests
Health service, public policy, equity and access
Public health
Qualitative research
Social determinants of health
Further information

PhD topic (an NHMRC project)

Investigating the acceptability and feasibility of a self-management care planning-based intervention: To improve cardiovascular health and quality of life among community-living adults with severe mental illness