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Ms Kerry Staples


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 3480, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.157
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3480
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.157  


Kerry is a lecturer in communicable disease and food safety in the Public Health and OHS area in the School of Medical and Health Sciences. Kerry also conducts research in the areas of mosquito-borne disease transmission and control.

Current Teaching

  • HST2116 Environmental Health Professional Practice
  • HST2184 Communicable Disease Control
  • HST3186 Food Safety and Water Quality

Professional Associations

  • Environmental Health Australia (EHA) – Member

Research Areas and Interests

  • Mosquito-borne disease transmission and control


  • Master of Public Health, Edith Cowan University, 2016.
  • Bachelor of Science (Environmental Health), Curtin University of Technology, 2005.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Staples, K., Oosthuizen, J., Lund, M., (2016), Effectiveness of S-Methoprene Briquets and Application Method for Mosquito Control in Urban Road Gullies/Catch Basins/Gully Pots in a Mediterranean Climate: Implications for Ross River Virus Transmission. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 32(3), 203-209, United States of America, American Mosquito Control Association, DOI: 10.2987/16-6563.1.
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