About the author
Lily O’Donoughue Jenkins is a PhD student with the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing (CRAHW) at the Australian National University. Her PhD project analyses the health service use of people with cognitive decline and investigates how this research could be translated into policy and practice. Her PhD study uses the Personality and Total Health (PATH) Through Life dataset, which has been linked with Medicare GP visits and the Admitted Patient Care Collection of Canberra Hospital. She has a double degree in arts and science, with honours in psychology. Prior to becoming a PhD student Lily worked in epidemiology focussing on the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the ACT.