Kara Lilly has a background in health promotion having worked in a diverse range of practitioner roles for 15 years before joining USC. Her roles have included senior positions in health promotion, public health and management positions within the public sector. Covering a number of health priority areas, her work in Queensland Government involved working in Far North Queensland, remote communities and more recently in South East Queensland.
Kara’s main interest areas are in addressing determinants of health. Her current PhD research is exploring the integration of determinants of health in local government policy processes.