Dr Geraldene Mackay

Clinical Social Worker

Dr Geraldene Mackay is one of the presenters of the Ethical Governance of Human Research Data in the Age of Genomics Workshop.

Geraldene Mackay, PhD (Health Sciences, La Trobe, Bundoora) BSW(Hons), is a practicing Clinical Social Worker in Victoria, Australia.  Geraldene has practiced in mental health Social Work and research in a variety of contexts including academia, corrections, aged care, homelessness, domestic violence, social work supervision as well as general mental health practice.  Geraldene has a strong interest in the consumer/patient experience of biobanking and genetics and how consumer/patient rights can be maximised in the rapidly evolving genomic research environment.