Kate Paton is a Senior Project Officer with the CRE in Childhood Adversity and mental health. Prior to joining the CRE, Kate was a Project Officer within the Health Services Research Group at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. Kate founded the Melbourne Children’s Campus Qualitative Research Interest Group at MCRI. She holds a BA, Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology and Masters of Public Health from the University of Melbourne. Research interests include translation of research into practice, and the use of qualitative methods to better understand the views of key stakeholders within the health care system to optimise system level improvements to health services.