Miss Billie Townsend


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Billie joined the National Drug and Alcohol Centre (NDARC) in 2018. Billie is currently working with the CESSATE Study Research Team, a study evaluating the cost-effectiveness of two smoking cessation products, Desmoxan and Champix. Previously, Billie’s research has focused on Public Health, Indigenous Health, Rural Communities and Qualitative Social Research. Billie's thesis (Hons, 2017) examined nurse memorials in Australian communities, focusing on cultural artefacts to uncover further narratives of nurse influence in rural Australian communities.

University role: 
Research Assistant
Cultural History · Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Univeristy of Wollongong.

Second Class, First Division.