Charlotte has a PhD in Public Health from the University of Queensland, which builds on her Bachelor's and Honours degrees in Health Sciences from UQ. Through her studies, Charlotte has gained a strong understanding of public health, with particular focus on health systems, primary care, and chronic disease management.

In addition to her qualifications, Charlotte has been involved in teaching and research at UQ for eight years. During this time, she has participated in numerous scholarships of teaching and learning projects, and has contributed to curriculum development and design for undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the Faculty of Medicine.