Data science, health metrics and disease modeling

Combining the power of advanced computation, data linkage and biological discovery to reduce the impact of current and burgeoning disease.

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
Disability, social mobility and the well-being of people with disabilities Centre for Health Equity
A novel approach to discovering genes associated with cancer risk from GWAS and EWAS data Project Leader Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Australia New Zealand Health Intervention League Table (ANZ-HILT) Professor Tony Blakely Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Biostatistics Unit Head Professor Julie Simpson
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative: Strengthening vital registration data on mortality and causes of death
Breast Cancer Unit Head Professor John Hopper
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Building the evidence base of Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) services in Victoria, Australia Project Leader Prof Jane Pirkis
Project Leader A/Prof Lisa Brophy
Centre for Mental Health
Centre for Health Policy
Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health (CRE-DH) Professor Anne Kavanagh Centre for Health Equity
Characterising the host response to infectious diseases Project leader Professor James McCaw Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Children of Twins: The Effects Of Parental Mental Health On Child Mental Health Outcomes Project leader Doctor Katrina Scurrah Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Survey of Community Attitudes towards People with a Disability Centre for Health Equity
Data and methods in social and spatial epidemiology Project Leader: Associate Professor Rebecca Bentley Centre for Health Equity
Defying the Odds - Aboriginal early childhood health outcomes Indigenous Epidemiology and Health Unit Head, Associate Dean (Indigenous) for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Professor Sandra Eades Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics Research
Demography and Ageing Unit Head Associate Professor Jeromey Temple
Developing a model for peer support in emergency departments Project Leader A/Prof Lisa Brophy Centre for Mental Health
Development and application of verbal autopsy methods
Development and validation of a health policy simulation model for cardiovascular disease Project Leader Professor Philip Clarke Centre for Health Policy
Development and validation of a health policy simulation model for type 1 diabetes Project Leader Professor Philip Clarke Centre for Health Policy
Disability Prevalence and Inequality Measures in Australia Dr George Disney Centre for Health Equity
Evaluation of 2014 Population Health Development Course Project Leader Professor Gary Freed Centre for Health Policy
Evaluation of APNA Nursing in General Practice Initiatives Project Leader Professor Gary Freed Centre for Health Policy
Expenditures and prices of antihyperglycemic medications in the United States Project Leader Professor Philip Clarke Centre for Health Policy
Genetic and Environmental Modifiers of Hereditary Haemochromatosis: The HealthIron Study Project Leader A/Prof Lyle Gurrin Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Global Burden of Disease group research Director Professor Alan Lopez
Global Burden of Disease Study
Harnessing the Potential of Regulatory Data to Improve the Regulation of Lawyers Project Leader Associate Professor Marie Bismark Centre for Health Policy
Health and Lifestyle Questionnaire Research Assistant Tessa Cutler Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Health Humanities and Social Sciences Unit Unit Head Richard Chenhall
Centre for Health Equity
Health Systems and Workforce Unit Head Professor Gary Freed
Health Systems Governance and Financing Acting Head of Unit Katherine Gilbert
Nossal Institute for Global Health
High Dimensional Analytics Unit Head Dr Enes Makalic Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
I CaRe WA - Indigenous Child Removals WA Indigenous Epidemiology and Health Unit Head, Associate Dean (Indigenous) for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Professor Sandra Eades
Immunogenicity, persistence and safety study of meningococcal conjugate vaccine ACWY in toddlers Project Leader Professor Terry Nolan
Impact of Medicare Part D on income-related inequality in drug expenditure Project Leader Professor Philip Clarke Centre for Health Policy
Improving cost-effectiveness analysis of childhood vaccines Project Leader Dr Natalie Carvalho Centre for Health Policy
Independent evaluation of the Victorian Safewards trial Project Leader Justine Fletcher
Centre for Mental Health
Indigenous Health Equity Unit Acting Unit Head - A/Professor Richard Chenhall
Centre for Health Equity
Informing national policy for pandemic influenza preparedness and response Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Law and Public Health Unit Head Associate Professor Marie Bismark
Machine learning and neighbourhood design Centre for Health Equity
Making Melbourne inclusive for people with a disability Dr Jerome Rachele Centre for Health Equity
Manufacturing consensus: Independence in consensus statements in health Project Leader Prof Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
Maternal, Sexual and Reproductive Health Head of Unit Dr Alison Morgan
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Men's Health Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Men, sexuality and disability Centre for Health Equity
Modelling and Simulation Unit Head Professor Jodie McVernon
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Modelling the effectiveness of employment policies in reducing disability-related mental health inequalities Zoe Aitken Centre for Health Equity
Novel statistical methodology for the analysis of medical data Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Optimising Early Respiratory Support for Preterm Infants: The HIPSTER Trial Project Leader Dr Kim Dalziel Centre for Health Policy
Paediatric specialist clinics: Parental perceptions, primary care referral patterns and determinants of periodicity of care Project Leader Professor Gary Freed Centre for Health Policy
Population Interventions Unit Head Professor Tony Blakely
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Psychosocial Disability and Employment Ms Alex Devine Centre for Health Equity
Research capacity building at Mind Australia Project Leader A/Prof Lisa Brophy Centre for Mental Health
Serious adverse events notification Project Leader Justine Fletcher
Centre for Mental Health
Severe hypoglycaemia and Type 1 diabetes Project Leader Professor Philip Clarke Centre for Health Policy
Social connectedness and health Unit Head Professor Jodie McVernon Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Stewarding Thin Markets: Improving NDIS market effectiveness and equity Centre for Health Equity
The Australian Housing Conditions Survey Associate Professor Rebecca Bentley Centre for Health Equity
Utilising event-based income support data to test its effect on health across the life-course of people with disabilities Centre for Health Equity
The growth of linked hospital data use in Australia: a systematic review Project Leader Professor Philip Clarke Centre for Health Policy
Outcomes Framework for the Victorian Disability Plan Centre for Health Equity
Tobacco and e-cigarette intervention modelling Professor Tony Blakely Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Tobacco-attributable mortality Project Leader Professor Alan Lopez Global Burden of Disease group research
Twin and Family Registry Management Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Twins Research Australia Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Understanding the drivers of trial efficiency Project Leader Dr Kim Dalziel Centre for Health Policy
Vision Impairment and Employment Centre for Health Equity
VIVARIUM – next-generation multi-state life-table simulation model Professor Tony Blakely Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
WorkplaceAid: a trial on improving mental health and physical first aid skills in the workplace Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm Centre for Mental Health
YES: Youth Employment Study Centre for Health Equity

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