Sundresan (Sunny) Naicker
Research Fellow – Implementation Science

Sunny is an Implementation Science Research Fellow and an Honorary Senior Research Fellow with Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), UNSW. He completed his PhD in Medicine (Public Health & Epidemiology) at the University of Sydney in 2017. His research focused on the development and implementation of complex primary care interventions to change patient and physician behaviour to improve colorectal cancer screening, detection and mortality in NSW and Victoria.

He undertook further post-doctoral training in implementation science with the Cancer Council NSW where he specialised in behaviour change theory and practice.  He has spent over a decade coordinating, managing, developing, and leading complex multi-disciplinary multi-partner health services research projects across all areas of the health system.

Sunny’s research at AusHSI focuses on developing evidence-based implementation solutions using a complex system lens to improve service delivery and patient outcomes within the health system at large.