Ronda Thompson

Position

Research Assistant

Biography

Ronda is a Research Assistant working across various diabetes prevention projects with Professor David Simmons and his team. Her primary role is community engagement with those at highest risk of diabetes and those living with diabetes. She is the trainer and coordinator of the Peer Support program for Wollondilly Diabetes Program and works under the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism SPHERE CAG on other Integrated Care projects; where she oversees the roll-out of lifestyle and diabetes peer support in communities. Ronda was initially recruited at the University in 2017 for Le Taeao Afua Samoan diabetes program, where she undertook the role of a Community Coach Facilitator for a church based diabetes prevention program centred around peer support for Samoan communities in South Western Sydney.

Contacts Details

EmailR.Thompson@westernsydney.edu.au
Telephone+61 2 4620 3952
LocationBuilding 3, Campbelltown