- Dr Louise Keogh is a health sociologist, but began her academic life in the Chemistry Department at the University of Western Australia. After graduating and working as a research chemist with a mining company, Louise retrained in sociology by completing a Masters degree in the Sociology department at Monash University. She then pursued social research in health at the Centre for the Study of STDs at La Trobe University and completed her PhD on emergency contraception in the School of Public Health, La Trobe in 2003. In 2009, Louise took up a continuing position as Lecturer (Women’s Health) at the Key Centre for Women's Health in Society. She also holds a (part time) National Health and Medical Research Council Post Doctoral Training Fellowship. Her collaborators include Professor John Hopper and Associate Professor Mark Jenkins at the MEGA centre in the University's School of Population Health and Associate Professor Kelly Phillips at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Louise's research projects include the perception of risk for breast cancer, the use of chemoprevention for women at high risk of breast cancer and the use of screening and genetic technology in the prevention of breast cancer and colorectal cancer.