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 health systems approach to an economic evaluation of nurse mentoring models in India Nossal Institute for Global Health
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
A novel strategy for the early diagnosis of COPD in middle-aged adults Project leader Dr Jennifer Perret Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Australia New Zealand Health Intervention League Table (ANZ-HILT) Professor Tony Blakely Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Biostatistics Unit Head Professor Julie Simpson
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
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
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 Professor Anne Kavanagh
Centre for Health Equity
Community energy resilience pilot project - Maldives Nossal Institute for Global Health
Continuous Professional Development Strategy for Primary Health Care nurses - Kiribati Nossal Institute for Global Health
Covid-19 Health Worker Voices Nossal Institute for Global Health
Data and methods in social and spatial epidemiology Project Leader: A/Prof 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
Demography and Ageing Unit Head A/Professor Jeromey Temple
Developing a model for peer support in emergency departments Project Leader A/Prof Lisa Brophy Centre for Mental Health
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 RACS International Eye Health Programs Nossal Institute for Global Health
Program Evaluation: Pacific Health and Nutrition Nossal Institute for Global Health
Expenditures and prices of antihyperglycemic medications in the United States Project Leader Professor Philip Clarke Centre for Health Policy
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 Professional Education Market Assessment Nossal Institute for Global Health
Health seeking behaviour in four Indian States Nossal Institute for Global Health
Health Systems Governance and Financing Head of Unit Katherine Gilbert
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Health systems strengthening - global learning program Nossal Institute for Global Health
Healthy Housing Unit Head Professor Rebecca Bentley
Centre for Health Policy
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 Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Impact of COVID-19 on the sexual & reproductive health of vulnerable communities in Indonesia Nossal Institute for Global Health
Impact of Medicare Part D on income-related inequality in drug expenditure Project Leader Professor Philip Clarke Centre for Health Policy
Improving child development outcomes: the role of WASH Nossal Institute for Global Health
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
India Health Policy and Systems Research Fellowship Nossal Institute for Global Health
Informing national policy for pandemic influenza preparedness and response Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Law and Public Health Unit Head Associate Professor Marie Bismark
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 Sumit Kane
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Men's Health Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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
Optimisation of Treatments for STIs: Pharmacokinetics Study (STI-PK project) Research Fellow, Sexual Health Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health Dr Fabian Kong Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics Research
Optimising Early Respiratory Support for Preterm Infants: The HIPSTER Trial Project Leader Dr Kim Dalziel Centre for Health Policy
Population Interventions Unit Head Professor Tony Blakely
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
PRedicting the population health economic IMpact of current and new CAncer Treatments (PRIMCAT) Project Leader Professor Maarten IJzerman Centre for Health Policy
PRedicting the population health economic IMpact of current and new CAncer Treatments (PRIMCAT) Centre for Health Policy
Primary health care service delivery redesign for the COVID 19 new normal Nossal Institute for Global Health
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
RESPONSE Nossal Institute for Global Health
Responsive health systems Nossal Institute for Global Health
Rethinking Malaria Nossal Institute for Global Health
Saving Lives at Birth (SLAB) Nossal Institute for Global 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
Sexual and Reproductive Health during COVID-19 (coronavirus) Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Social connectedness and health Unit Head Professor Jodie McVernon Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Strengthening the impact measurement of MMV investments Nossal Institute for Global Health
The ABACUS group Project Leader Dr Carolyn Nickson Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The DOMINO Dataset Dr Sean Byars
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
Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Pro-Poor Policy—The Knowledge Sector Initiative (KSI) Nossal Institute for Global Health
Tobacco intervention modelling Professor Tony Blakely Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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 and Addressing Catastrophic Health Events in India Nossal Institute for Global Health
Understanding the drivers of trial efficiency Project Leader Dr Kim Dalziel Centre for Health Policy
Violence Against Women and Girls: Understanding the Indonesian health system response Nossal Institute for Global Health
VIVARIUM – next-generation proportional 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 Professor Anne Kavanagh
Centre for Health Equity

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