Maryanne Cleetus is the Project Coordinator for RELEASE: REdressing Long-tErm Antidepressant uSE in general practice project at the General Practice Clinical Unit. 

Maryanne holds a background in anaesthetics, public health, and health sciences. Between 2020-2022 Maryanne’s area of research focused on reproductive justice and explored the facilitators and barriers to accessing Termination of Pregnancy post-decriminalisation in Queensland with the UQ School of Public Health. Between 2021-2022 Maryanne worked in regulatory compliance for over 70 medical oncology clinical trials with the Mater Research Institute-UQ.  Prior to these experiences, Maryanne was awarded a Traineeship with Queensland Health as an Anaesthetic Healthcare Practitioner and brings a clinical perspective with a strong interest in consumer advocacy. 

Maryanne enjoys finding practical solutions to complex problems and has a special interest in the operationalisation of large-scale research projects and clinical trials. At the centre of Maryanne's interest is the desire to improve public health systems in an evidence-based way by collaborating with priority population groups that are not protected by current health policies.