Disparities, disadvantage and effective health care

Reducing the gap in health and wellbeing due to disadvantage through evidence-based policy and health care.

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
Disability, social mobility and the well-being of people with disabilities Centre for Health Equity
Tackling the high incidence of suicide in working men Centre for Health Equity
'Man Up' Project Leader Prof Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health
A national study of healthcare complaints Project Leader Dr Marie Bismark Centre for Health Policy
A research study of people experiencing homelessness and social disadvantage using open access or “drop-in” services Project Leader Prof Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
Alcohol management in indigenous north Australia: policies and responses Professor Marcia Langton
Centre for Health Equity
Alcohol Management Plans in Aboriginal Communities: An ethnographic study Professor Marcia Langton
Centre for Health Equity
Alcohol Management Plans in indigenous Australia Professor Marcia Langton
Centre for Health Equity
Alcohol Management Plans: Innovation in Research and Evaluation Professor Marcia Langton
Centre for Health Equity
Analysing Safety and Place in Immigrant and Refugee Experience Project Leader - Dr Cathy Vaughan Centre for Health Equity
Beyond Bushfires: Community, Resilience and Recovery Centre for Health Equity
Building a simulation model to improve cardiovascular disease risk prediction and treatment for Indigenous Australians Project Leader Centre for Health Policy
Children of Twins: The Effects Of Parental Mental Health On Child Mental Health Outcomes Project leader Doctor Katrina Scurrah Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Co designing evidence based resources for the twin and family community Unit Head Prof John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Survey of Community Attitudes towards People with a Disability Professor Anne Kavanagh
Centre for Health Equity
COVID-19 and Disability Support Workers Dr Ashley McAllister
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 Associate Professor Jeromey Temple
Depression in people with Multiple Sclerosis Centre for Health Equity
Developing a safe and acceptable self-collection model for cervical cancer screening Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
Development of a best practice guide to perpetrator program evaluation Project Leader Dr Angela Nicholas
Centre for Mental Health
Development of a framework for the evaluation of policies, programs and services that aim to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ health and wellbeing Project Leader Prof Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
Diagnosis and management of pelvic inflammatory disease in Australia PhD student Jane Goller Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Diggers to Veterans: risk, recovery and reslience in the First AIF Project Leader Professor Janet McCalman McCalman Centre for Health Equity
Digitisation and Indigenous Communities: A study of the development of online Collections. The interface between international institutions and Australian Indigenous communities Centre for Health Equity
Disability and Health Unit Centre for Health Equity
Disability Docos: The stories behind the numbers Zoe Aitken
Centre for Health Equity
Disability Inclusion for Health and Development HEAD OF UNIT Dr Alex Robinson
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Disability Prevalence and Inequality Measures in Australia Dr George Disney Centre for Health Equity
Ethics & equity: Implications for health systems research priority-setting Project Lead Dr Bridget Pratt
Centre for Health Equity
Ethics of personalised medicine to treat refactory childhood cancer Centre for Health Equity
Evaluating Health Literacy Professional Development Initiatives Project Leader Professor Gary Freed Centre for Health Policy
Evaluation of the after hours GP helpline for Healthdirect Australia 2013 Project Leader Professor Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
Exploring the NDIS and Disability Employment Services Alexandra Devine
First 1000 Days Australia Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
Gender ideologies, gender equality and health in young people Dr Tania King
Centre for Health Equity
Gender equality in Australia: An exploration of the impact on sleep and health Anna Scovelle
Centre for Health Equity
Global and Cultural Mental Health Unit Head Associate Professor Harry Minas
Centre for Mental Health
Great expectations: Achieving the promise of public reporting of health service performance in Australia Project Leader Professor Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
Health and Community Service Agreements Professor Marcia Langton
Centre for Health Equity
Health and Lifestyle Questionnaire Research Assistant Tessa Cutler Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Health behaviours and outcomes in people with Multiple Sclerosis Dr Claudia Marck Centre for Health Equity
Health effects of compensation systems Project Leader Dr Marie Bismark Centre for Health Policy
Health Star Rating (HSR) label impact on food formulation and consumer purchasing Professor Tony Blakely Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Health Systems and Workforce Unit Head Professor Gary Freed
Healthy Country, Health People Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
Hidden in the margins: the lives and trajectories of young carers Dr Tania King
Hidden in the margins: the lives and trajectories of young carers Dr Tania King Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Hot Spot Quantitative Research Project Leader Dr Lay San (Tiffany) Too
Centre for Mental Health
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
IBES-Wadeye IPTV: Delivering significant and at risk audiovisual archives to remote Aboriginal Communities via IPTV and the NBN Lyndon Ormond-Parker Centre for Health Equity
Identifying Critical Success Factors for Mammographic Screening for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women Project Leader Prof Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
IDES: Improving Disability Employment Study Centre for Health Equity
IMAGINE: Innovative Measurement of Gender (In) Equality in Australia Dr Tania King
Centre for Health Equity
Impact of COVID-19 on Disability Support Workers Centre for Health Equity
Improving quality of maternity care for women globally Project Leader Dr Meghan Bohren Centre for Health Equity
Indigenous Data Sovereignty Centre for Health Equity
Indigenous Epidemiology and Health Professor Sandra Eades
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Indigenous Health Equity Unit Acting Unit Head - A/Professor Richard Chenhall
Centre for Health Equity
Indigenous Studies Unit Unit Head Professor Marcia Langton
Centre for Health Equity
Inter-rater reliability of assessments for triage severity classifications across Victorian emergency departments. Project Leader Professor Gary Freed Centre for Health Policy
kNOwVAWdata: Measuring Violence against Women in the Asia Pacific Project Leader - Dr Cathy Vaughan Centre for Health Equity
Law and Public Health Unit Head Associate Professor Marie Bismark
Listening for Change Project Leader - Dr Cathy Vaughan Centre for Health Equity
Local Aboriginal Community Archives: The use of information technology and the National Broadband Network in disaster preparedness and recovery Lyndon Ormond-Parker
Centre for Health Equity
Mandatory reporting of performance, health and conduct concerns among health practitioners Project Leader Dr Marie Bismark Centre for Health Policy
Manufacturing consensus: Independence in consensus statements in health Centre for Health Equity
Maternal, Sexual and Reproductive Health Head of Unit Dr Alison Morgan
Nossal Institute for Global Health
MatesMonitor Dr Tania King
Professor Tony Lamontagne
Centre for Health Equity
Medically Unexplained Symptoms: Experiences of Paediatric Health Professionals Centre for Health Equity
Men's Health Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Mental health impacts of school to work transitions among young people with disabilities Marissa Shields
Mental Health Policy and Practice Unit Head Professor Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health
Migration, work and gender: An exploratory study in Australia Dr Humaira Maheen Centre for Health Equity
Management of Chlamydia Cases in Australia (MoCCA) 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
Models and quality of genetic health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Project Leader Prof Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
More than the sum of my parts Project Leader - Dr Cathy Vaughan Centre for Health Equity
Crisis resilience in people with multiple sclerosis (C-RIMS) Dr Claudia Marck Centre for Health Equity
Multicultural and Settlement Services for Women Experiencing Violence Project Leader - Dr Cathy Vaughan Centre for Health Equity
National leadership in suicide prevention research Project Leader Prof Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health
National suicide prevention research and campaign project Project Leader Prof Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health
National Suicide Prevention Trial (NSPT) evaluation Project Leader Prof Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health
Nature and extent of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability in Australia Dr Georgina Sutherland
Centre for Health Equity
Next Generation - Aboriginal Youth Wellbeing Study 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
Northeast India Knowledge Network Head of Unit Nossal Institute for Global Health
Notifications to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency: Identifying ‘hot spots' of risk Project Leader Dr Marie Bismark Centre for Health Policy
Understanding and addressing area- and individual-level social inequalities in oral health Project Leader: Dr Ankur Singh Centre for Health Equity
Access to Paid Parental Leave and the Health of Young Mothers Project Leader - Professor Anne Kavanagh Centre for Health Equity
Poverty in the Midst of Plenty: Economic Empowerment, Wealth Creation and Institutional Reform for Sustainable Indigenous and Local Communities Unit Head, Indigenous Studies Professor Marcia Langton
Centre for Health Equity
Prevention of family violence for women with disability Dr Georgina Sutherland Centre for Health Equity
Psychosocial Disability and Employment Ms Alex Devine Centre for Health Equity
Rectal Treatment Study (RTS) Head, Sexual Health Unit Professor Jane Hocking Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Removal of Financial Incentives Trial: ACCEPt-able Unit Head Professor Jane Hocking Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Research Program Centre for Health Equity
Mental health impacts of school to work transitions among young people with disabilities Centre for Health Equity
Sexual Health and Ageing, Perspectives and Education (SHAPE) Project Project Leader Professor Jane Hocking Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Sexual and gender-based violence in the refugee crisis Lead Australian Researcher: Dr Cathy Vaughan Centre for Health Equity
Smoking among people with intellectual disability Dr George Disney
Centre for Health Equity
Smoking and Multiple Sclerosis Centre for Health Equity
Strengthening health literacy among Indigenous people living with cardiovascular disease, their families, and health care providers Project Leader Professor Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
Suicide prevention public services announcements (PSAs) targeting adolescents: A randomised controlled trial Project Leader Prof Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health
Telling the truth to seriously ill children Professor Lynn Gillam Project Leader Centre for Health Equity
The After Hours Primary Health Care Program Project Leader Professor Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
The health and economic impacts of active travel Project Leader - A/Professor Rebecca Bentley Centre for Health Equity
The Parental ED Study: Presentation with children with non-urgent/low-severity conditions at Hospital Emergency Departments: Parental Decision Making Project Leader Professor Gary Freed Centre for Health Policy
The relationship between social media and suicide clusters Project Leader Prof Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health
The Secret Shopper Study: Addressing the Crisis in Availability of Paediatric Health Services: Increasing the Efficiency and Availability of General and Specialty Paediatric Care Project Leader Professor Gary Freed Centre for Health Policy
Theoretical explanations for socioeconomic inequalities in multimorbidity among adults Project Leader: Dr Ankur Singh Centre for Health Equity
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
Unaffordable Housing: impacts on socio-economic conditions and wellbeing Project Leader: A/Professor Rebecca Bentley Centre for Health Equity
Under-utilisation of NDIS Packages Alexandra Devine
Centre for Health Equity
Violence against people with disabilities Lauren Krnjacki
Violence against people with disabilities: Using existing data to inform submissions to the Disability Royal Commission Professor Anne Kavanagh
Centre for Health Equity
Voluntary assisted dying in Victoria: ethical challenges in implementation Project Leader Ros McDougall Centre for Health Equity
W-DARE Project Lead: Dr Cathy Vaughan Centre for Health Equity
Wesley LifeForce Networks Evaluation Project Leader Dr Lennart Reifels
Centre for Mental Health
Who cares? Taking care of the carers Jacqui Parncutt
Centre for Health Equity
World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Women's Health Project Lead: Dr Cathy Vaughan Centre for Health Equity
WIN: Hospital Workforce Interfacing with the NDIS Dr Ashley McAllister
Centre for Health Equity
YES: Youth Employment Study Professor Anne Kavanagh
Centre for Health Equity

123