Health policy and health systems researcher profiles

Helen Chen.

Helen Chen

Professor of Practice; Associate Director, Professional Practice Centre for Health Systems

Research interests: health informatics, translational research in healthcare and medicine, health system integration, semantic interoperability, healthcare decision making and decision support, health data analytics, Machine Learning and AI in Public Health; Real World Evidence, patient safety

Martin Cooke

Martin Cooke

Associate Professor

Research interests: the social demography and health of Aboriginal peoples; social inequality, the welfare state, and the life course; population ageing and retirement

Warren Dodd

Warren Dodd

Assistant Professor

Research interests: migration, food security, poverty, climate change, healthcare and social service access.

David Hammond

David Hammond

Professor

Research interests: population health, health behaviour, health policy, tobacco, smoking, health communication, media, nutrition, diet, public health, e-cigarettes, nicotine, caffeine, energy drinks, global health, international health, cannabis and harm reduction

Rhona Hanning

Rhona Hanning

Professor

Research interests: human nutrition and chronic disease, evidence-based practice, body composition.

John Hirdes

John Hirdes

Professor

Research interests: community and public health, health information systems, health policies, caregiving, aging, home care, mental health, long-term care, palliative care, quality of life, pharmacoepidemiology, knowledge translation.

Sue Horton.

Sue Horton

Professor

Research interests: economics of public health, economics of nutrition, development economics, poverty

Craig Janes.

Craig R. Janes

Professor; Director, School of Public Health and Health Systems

Dr. Janes is a medical anthropologist interested in and committed to social science approaches to public health and global health policy. Janes has research strengths in human-environment interactions, social inequities and health, global health governance, and maternal and child health.

Jane Law

Jane Law

Associate Professor

Research interests: health geomatics; healthy communities; disease mapping; measurement error, data uncertainty, and missing data adjustment in public health research; Bayesian spatial modelling and analysis in health research; determinants of health outcomes; health and crime; diet and health outcomes

Lili Liu

Lili Liu

Dean of Faculty of Health; Professor

Research interests: aging and dementia, caregiving for persons living with dementia, health technologies, mixed methods research approaches 

Ellen MacEachen.

Ellen MacEachen

Professor; Acting Director, School of Public Health and Health Systems

Research interests: Broad focus on policy and program evaluation and implementation, with a view to the organisational, social and policy determinants of work and health

Samantha Meyer

Samantha Meyer

Associate Professor; Associate Director, Graduate Studies

Research interests: trust and risk in medical decision making; access to and uptake of preventative services in Canada and Australia (specifically vaccination and cancer screening); access to and social determinants of bariatric surgery; food regulation and policy; and trust in food.

Plinio Morita

Plinio Morita

Assistant Professor

Research interests: mHealth and wearable technology design, ubiquitous sensors for smart homes, usage data and health data analytics, technology for aging.

Chris Perlman.

Chris Perlman

Associate Professor

Research interests: health services research, evaluation, performance measurement, health information systems, decision support, knowledge translation, mental healthcare, long term care

Paul Stolee.

Paul Stolee

Professor

Research interests: Geriatrics, health care systems, rehabilitation, patient and citizen engagement, health information systems and databases, health outcome measurement, and knowledge translation