Penelope Strauss
Penelope Strauss

Dr Penelope Strauss (she/her)
penelope.strauss@telethonkids.org.au

Dr Penelope Strauss (she/her) is a Research Fellow in Youth Suicide Prevention at the Telethon Kids Institute and an adjunct research fellow at the University of Western Australia. Penelope received her Master of Public Health and PhD from the University of Western Australia. She recently led the Trans Pathways project, which is the largest study conducted on the mental health of trans and gender diverse young people in Australia and the barriers experienced when accessing medical and mental health services. Her current research aims to decrease rates of suicidality among LGBTQA+ young people in Australia and she has an overarching interest in equity issues.