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  • The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 13 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Personal profile


Shannen Vallesi is a Research Officer at both the School of Population and Global Health and, the Centre for Social Impact at the University of Western Australia. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in 2014 and has been working for the University ever since.

Shannen’s research is underpinned by a passion for reducing health inequalities through ‘real world’ relevant research, specifically around addressing disparities for some of the most disadvantaged people in Australia. With a focus primarily around the complex and intertwined nature of homelessness, poor physical and mental health outcomes, social exclusion and the impact of intervention on these.

Education/Academic qualification

The University of Western Australia



  • Health
  • Social and Welfare Issues
  • Homelessness
  • Social determinants of health
  • Mental health
  • Health promotion evaluation
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Social impact
  • Social inequality and health

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Research Output 2016 2019

  • 13 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 11 Other output
  • 5 Article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Other contribution

A mixed methods randomised control trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the journey to social inclusion – phase 2 intervention for chronically homeless adults: study protocol

Vallesi, S., Flatau, P., Thielking, M., Mackelprang, J., Taylor, K., La Sala, L., Spiers, J., Wood, L., Martin, K., Kragt, D., Lester, L., Whittaker, E. & Courtney, R., 22 Mar 2019, In : BMC Public Helath. 19, 13 p., 334.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Homeless Persons
Random Allocation
Case Management
Quality of Life
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hospital collaboration with a Housing First program to improve health outcomes for people experiencing homelessness

Wood, L., Wood, N., Vallesi, S., Stafford, A., Davies, A. & Cumming, C., 18 Mar 2019, In : Housing, Care and Support. 22, 1, p. 27-39 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access

50 Lives 50 Homes: Snapshot report

Vallesi, S. R., Wood, L. J., Cumming, C. N. & Tuson, M. D., 12 Apr 2018, 4 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

Projects 2016 2021