Kerri is a Sidney Sax Research Fellow at the Research School of Population Health. Her research program focuses on the global elimination of tuberculosis (TB) - one of the world's most intractable public health problems. She uses a range of methods to answer research questions, aiming to reduce TB related morbidity and mortality.
She is a recipient of the prestigious Sidney Sax Fellowship (NHMRC) held at ANU. She recently undertook a post-doctoral fellowship at the Karolinska Institutet's Department of Public Health Sciences (Sweden) - one of the top five public health schools globally.
Kerri has extensive teaching and supervisory experience at ANU, at the Karolinska Institutet and in low and middle income countries. In 2017, she received the ANU College of Science Excellence in Supervision Award (Early Career Researcher).
Kerri is internationally recognised for her work on TB and is a member of United Nations Committees on TB. She is a frequently invited technical adviser and speaker, and is currently consulting for the World Health Organization on evidence based policy development for drug resistant TB. Her research is strongly aligned to the End TB Strategy and the Sustainable Development Goals, and has influenced national and international policy and practice.