Lise Lafferty

Research Fellow (co-appointment)
Research Fellow

Lise recently completed her PhD, titled, “Relationships Matter: Social capital theory and hepatitis C treatment uptake among men in prison. Lise was a recipient of a National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Research Postgraduate Scholarship while undertaking her PhD research. She is currently co-appointed working at the Centre for Social Research in Health on a number of studies pertaining to people living with BBVs, people who inject drugs, and people in prison and in the community and at the Kirby Institute on a study promoting point-of-care sexual health testing in Aboriginal communities.

Lise’ research interests include prisoner health and wellbeing, Aboriginal health and wellbeing, blood-borne viruses, and social justice. She has a community background working with diverse disadvantaged communities including people with disabilities, young people at risk of entering the criminal justice system, and Aboriginal communities.  

Conference Abstracts
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Salmon AM; Silins E; Belackova V; Jauncey M; Day CA; Lafferty L; Wood W, 2018, 'SYMPOSIUM: ABOVE AND BEYOND - AN EXPLORATION OF CARE BEYOND SUPERVISED INJECTIONS AT THE UNITING MEDICALLY SUPERVISED INJECTING CENTRE', in DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, WILEY, Vol. 37, pp. S14 - S14
2018
Conference Posters
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Lafferty LM; Rance J; Treloar C, 2017, 'Treatment as prevention in the prison setting: Prisoners’ perspectives', presented at Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference, 10 August 2017 - 11 August 2017
2017
Lafferty LM; Rance J; Treloar C, 2017, 'Scaling up or holding back? Contemplating treatment as prevention in the prison setting within Australia’s current policy frameworks.', Cairns, Queensland, presented at Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference, Cairns, Queensland, 10 August 2017 - 11 August 2017
2017
Lafferty LM; Rance J; Treloar C, 2017, 'Does Australia’s policy landscape support HCV treatment as prevention in the prison setting in the new DAA era?', New Jersey, USA, presented at 6th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users (INHSU), New Jersey, USA, 06 September 2017 - 08 September 2017
2017
Lafferty LM; Treloar C; Chambers GM; Butler T; Guthrie J, 2015, 'Identifying the social capital of men in prison screening positive for HCV', Sydney, Australia, presented at 4th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users, Sydney, Australia, 07 October 2015 - 09 October 2015
2015
Lafferty LM; Treloar C; Chambers GM; Butler T; Guthrie J, 2015, 'Identifying the social capital of men in prison screening positive for HCV', Hawaii, USA, presented at HEP DART 2015, Hawaii, USA, 06 December 2015 - 10 December 2015
2015
Rance JA; Lafferty L; Treloar C, '“Behind closed doors, no one sees, no one knows”: Stigma and treatment as prevention in prison', Cairns, presented at Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference, Cairns, 10 August 2017 - 11 August 2017
Conference Presentations
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Rance J; Lafferty L; Treloar C, 2018, 'The Matter of Reinfection: Attitudes among Australian Prisoners from the SToP-C Study', presented at Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference 2018, Adelaide, 13 August 2018 - 15 August 2018
2018
Lafferty LM; Rance J; Treloar C, 2017, 'Treatment as Prevention in the Prison Setting: Prisoners' Perspectives', presented at 6th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users (INHSU), New Jersey, USA, 06 September 2017 - 08 September 2017
2017
Lafferty LM; Rance J; Treloar C, 2017, 'Prisoners' perspectives of treatment as prevention for hepatitis C in the prison setting', presented at HEP DART, Hawaii, USA, 03 December 2017 - 07 December 2017
2017
Lafferty LM; Treloar C; Chambers GM; Butler T; Guthrie J, 2016, 'Exploring dimensions of social capital of men in prison living with hepatitis C', presented at Social Research Conference on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Related Diseases, 31 March 2016 - 01 April 2016
2016
Lafferty LM; Treloar C; Butler T, 2016, 'Building social capital to promote HCV treatment in prison', presented at National Hepatitis Health Promotion Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 19 May 2016 - 20 May 2016
2016
Lafferty LM; Treloar C; Guthrie J; Chambers GM; Butler T, 2016, 'Utilising social capital to promote HCV treatment in prison', presented at 5th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users (INHSU), Oslo, Norway, 07 September 2016 - 09 September 2016
2016
Lafferty LM; Treloar C; Guthrie J; Chambers GM; Butler T, 2016, 'Relationships Matter: Social capital theory and the delivery of hepatitis C treatment in prison', presented at 10th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 29 September 2016 - 01 October 2016
2016
Lafferty LM; Treloar C; Steele M; van Breda N; Hiley S; Salmon A, 2016, 'Preparing Prescription Opiates for Injection: Understanding Preferences and Practices', presented at Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Annual Scientific Conference, Sydney, Australia, 30 October 2016 - 02 November 2016
2016
Lafferty LM; Guthrie J; Chambers GM; Butler T, 2015, 'Social capital of men in prison living with hepatitis C', presented at 2nd National Complex Needs Conference, 17 November 2015 - 18 November 2015
2015
Lafferty LM, 2013, 'Determining social capital indicators for accessing treatment and changes in QALYs post-treatment: HCV treatment among inmates in NSW', presented at National Indigenous Health Conference, Cairns, Australia, 25 November 2013 - 27 November 2013
2013
Lafferty LM; Guthrie J; Chambers GM; Butler T, 2013, 'Determining social capital indicators for accessing treatment and changes in QALYs post-treatment: HCV treatment among inmates in NSW', presented at National Indigenous Health Conference, Cairns, Australia, 25 November 2013 - 27 November 2013
2013
Rance J; Lafferty L; Treloar C, 'Reinfection and retreatment: Attitudes among prisoner participants from the Australian SToP-C study', presented at 7th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users, Cascais, Portugal, 19 September 2018 - 21 September 2018
Lafferty L; Rance J; Treloar C, 'Injecting culture following prison-wide hepatitis c treatment scale-up: negotiating risk after cure', presented at Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference, Sydney, Australia, 05 August 2019 - 06 August 2019
Lafferty L; Bryant J; Mao L; Hull P; Gray R; Treloar C, 'Understanding barriers and facilitators to the take up of new DAA hepatitis C treatments', presented at HARP Forum - 2019: The Millennial Edition, Sydney, 16 October 2019 - 17 October 2019
Journal articles
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Lafferty L; Rance J; Grebely J; Dore GJ; Lloyd AR; Treloar C, 2020, 'Perceptions and concerns of hepatitis C reinfection following prison-wide treatment scale-up: Counterpublic health amid hepatitis C treatment as prevention efforts in the prison setting', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 77, pp. 102693 - 102693, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102693
2020
Settumba SN; Shanahan M; Butler T; Schofield P; Lafferty L; Simpson P; Chambers G, 2019, 'Developing Attributes and Attribute-Levels for a Discrete-Choice Experiment: An Example for Interventions of Impulsive Violent Offenders.', Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40258-019-00484-5
2019
Lafferty L; Rance J; Treloar C, 2019, '‘Fighting a losing battle’: prisoners’ perspectives of treatment as prevention for hepatitis C with inadequate primary prevention measures', Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, vol. 26, pp. 502 - 507, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2018.1494135
2019
Lafferty L; Wild TC; Rance J; Treloar C, 2018, 'A policy analysis exploring hepatitis C risk, prevention, testing, treatment and reinfection within Australia's prisons', Harm Reduction Journal, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12954-018-0246-6
2018
Lafferty L; Rance J; Treloar C, 2018, 'Who goes first? Understanding hepatitis C risk among injecting networks in the prison setting', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 183, pp. 96 - 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.10.030
2018
hilferty F; Lafferty L; valentine K; Cale J; Zmudski F, 2018, 'Changes to home detention in South Australia: Evaluation design and early implementation findings', Advancing Corrections, vol. 5th edition, pp. 34 - 47
2018
Lafferty L; Chambers GM; Guthrie J; Butler T; Treloar C, 2018, 'Measuring Social Capital in the Prison Setting: Lessons Learned From the Inmate Social Capital Questionnaire', Journal of Correctional Health Care, vol. 24, pp. 407 - 417, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1078345818793141
2018
Rance J; Lafferty L; Treloar C, 2018, '‘Behind closed doors, no one sees, no one knows’: hepatitis C, stigma and treatment-as-prevention in prison', Critical Public Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2018.1541225
2018
Lafferty L; Rance J; Grebely J; Lloyd AR; Dore GJ; Treloar C, 2018, 'Understanding facilitators and barriers of direct-acting antiviral therapy for hepatitis C virus infection in prison', Journal of Viral Hepatitis, vol. 25, pp. 1526 - 1532, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvh.12987
2018
Lafferty L; Treloar C; Guthrie J; Chambers GM; Butler T, 2017, 'Social capital strategies to enhance hepatitis C treatment awareness and uptake among men in prison', Journal of Viral Hepatitis, vol. 24, pp. 111 - 116, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvh.12627
2017
Lafferty L; Treloar C; van Breda N; Steele M; Hiley S; Flaherty I; Salmon A, 2017, '‘It's Fast, It's Quick, It Stops Me Being Sick’: How to influence preparation of opioid tablets for injection', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 36, pp. 651 - 657, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.12562
2017
Lafferty L; Treloar C; Butler T; Guthrie J; Chambers GM, 2016, 'Unlocking dimensions of social capital in the prison setting', Health and Justice, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40352-016-0040-z
2016
Lafferty L; Treloar C; Chambers GM; Butler T; Guthrie J, 2016, 'Contextualising the social capital of Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal men in prison', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 167, pp. 29 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.08.040
2016
Lafferty L; Chambers GM; Guthrie J; Butler T, 2015, 'Indicators of social capital in prison: a systematic review', Health & Justice, vol. 3, pp. 3 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40352-015-0020-8
2015
Reports
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Bryant J; Gray R; Hull P; Horwitz R; Lafferty L; Mao L; Treloar C, 2019, Research Brief - Understanding barriers and facilitators to the take up of new direct-acting antiviral hepatitis C treatments: The Observe study, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d647864b9afc
2019
Cale J; Zmudzki F; Hilferty F; Lafferty L; Whitten T; Doyle M; valentine K, 2019, Evaluation of Home Detention in South Australia: Final Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, https://www.corrections.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/107961/Evaluation-of-Home-Detention-in-South-Australia-Final-Report.pdf
2019
Cale J; Hilferty F; Lafferty L; Zmudzki F; valentine K, 2018, Evaluation of SA Home Detention: research report 1 (baseline analysis), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 21/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5a7a750ec5754
2018
Delaney MT; Hill T; Lafferty L; valentine K; Fotheringham M, 2018, Evaluation of the Wesley's Team Casework Model for SHS Services, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5aea5a1235f16, http://doi.org/10.4225/53/5aea5a1235f16
2018
Lafferty L, 2018, Uniting MSIC ROPE Summary of Findings: Pilot Study., Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney
2018
Bryant J; Rance J; Lafferty L; Treloar C, 2018, Annual Report of Trends in Behaviour 2018: Viral Hepatitis in Australia, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b57e6eb42bb9
2018
Bryant J; Rance J; Lafferty L; Treloar C, 2017, Annual Report of Trends in Behaviour 2017: Viral Hepatitis in Australia, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/597ea9dc4fef2
2017
Simpson PL; Butler T; Dodson M; Levy M; Kaldor J; Allsop S; Gray D; Wilhelm K; Al-Yaman F; Doyle M; Lafferty L, 2017, The Indigenous Offender Health Research Capacity Building Group Community Report, Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, National Centre for Indigenous Studies, Australian National University, Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service, National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Sydney
2017
Theses / Dissertations
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Lafferty LM; Butler T, 2017, Relationships Matter: Social Capital Theory and Hepatitis C Treatment Uptake among Men in Prison, UNSW Sydney, http://www.unsworks.unsw.edu.au/UNSWORKS:unsworks_search_scope:unsworks_43422
2017

Best early career abstract (Social Sciences), 6th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users (INHSU), New Jersey, USA (2017)

Postgraduate Research Student Award, UNSW Postgraduate Council (2016)

National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Research Postgraduate Scholarship (2014-2016)