Dr Rosalie Power


Research Fellow


Dr Rosalie Power is a Research Fellow with the Translational Health Research Institute (THRI), Western Sydney University.  Rosalie’s research focuses on marginalized population health, specialising in sexual health, disability and LGBTQ health and using arts-based, mixed-methods, and co-creation approaches.  Rosalie’s research draws on 15+ years of professional experience in the disability and sexual health sectors in Australia and low-and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Rosalie is an Associate Editor of the journal Women’s Reproductive Health, and elected board member of the Australian Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Secretary), and the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.

Research Interests

  • Disability
  • LGBTQ health
  • Marginalised communities
  • Sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing
  • Health inequalities
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Arts-informed research

Qualifications and Recognition

  • PhD, University of Sydney
  • MPH (Sexology), Curtin University of Technology
  • BAppSci (Leisure and Health), University of Sydney


  • Translational Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University
  • Society for Menstrual Cycle Research (elected Board Member)
  • Australian Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynaecology (elected Board Member)
  • Asian Institute of Disability and Development

Research & Publications

Contact Details

Telephone+61 2 4620 3997
Location3.1.64 Translational Health Research Institute (THRI)