Jennifer has completed her PhD from Curtin University, Australia based on the impact lifestyle and culture have on disease management. Her Phd was awarded the University Chancellor Commendation Award. She currently works for Torrens University, Australia in the Public Health Department. She has published papers on Social Policy, Nursing and Qualitative research with her most recent publication entitled �Case � based insights: Arab Muslim mothers� experiences of managing a child newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus�.