Tess Hall

Teresa (Tess) Hall is a Research Fellow and PhD candidate at the Centre for Mental Health, and a Nossal Global Health Scholar and APA Scholarship recipient. Tess is currently based in Dili, Timor-Leste (East Timor) where she has been for the past six months conducting her PhD fieldwork and honing her Tetun language skills. Tess is passionate about inclusive health and social development, with a particular focus on the role of persons with mental ill-health, their families and communities in the health system. Tess has experience in mental health policy and program development and evaluation in both developed and developing country settings in addition to Timor, including Colombia, Peru, Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom and Australia.