Implementing What Matters 2 Adults

Understanding the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and wellbeing to health: Implementing What Matters 2 Adults

The What Matters 2 Adults (WM2A) wellbeing measure is grounded in the values and preferences of Australia’s First Peoples. Our team is implementing WM2A in partnership with the Cancer Institute NSW and 8 cancer services in 4 local health districts in NSW. Our goal is to understand the best way of using WM2A in clinical care to measure and address patients’ wellbeing needs.

This project will guide broad, evidence-based implementation of WM2A and improve our understanding of how culture and health contribute to wellbeing. This project is funded by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Indigenous Health Research Fund and is being led by our collaborators from the University of Sydney.

Project members

Gail Garvey

Professor Gail Garvey (AM)

NHMRC Leadership Fellow and Professor in Indigenous Health Research

Dr Kate Anderson

Senior Research Fellow
Nicole Hewlett

Ms Nicole Hewlett

Senior Project Officer
PhD Student
Kirsten Howard

Honorary Professor Kirsten Howard

Honorary Professor
School of Public Health

Erika Langham

Research Fellow