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
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
About Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
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
Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health Director Professor Anne Kavanagh Centre for Health Equity
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 Director Professor Anne Kavanagh Centre for Health Equity
Demography and Ageing Unit Head Associate Professor Jeromey Temple
Developing a safe and acceptable self-collection model for cervical cancer screening Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
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
Development of New Strategies for Targeting Vaccine Hesitant Parents in Victoria – a Vaccine Education and Communication Training program for Paediatricians Project Leader Professor Terry Nolan
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 Inclusion for Health and Development HEAD OF UNIT Dr Alex Robinson
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Disability Prevalence and Inequality Measures in Australia Director Professor Anne Kavanagh Centre for Health Equity
Discrimination and Bullying against Australians with Disability 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
Evaluating the Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) program Project Leader Professor Jane Pirkis Centre for Mental Health
Evaluation and Implementation Science Unit Head Professor Margaret Kelaher
Evaluation of the after hours GP helpline for Healthdirect Australia 2013 Project Leader Professor Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
First 1000 Days Australia Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
FluMum: A cohort study to evaluate the benefits of flu vaccination in pregnancy Project Leader Professor Terry Nolan
Gender ideologies, gender equality and health in young people 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 effects of compensation systems Project Leader Dr Marie Bismark Centre for Health Policy
Healthy Country, Health People Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
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 Project Leader Prof Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
Identifying novel, health-related predictors of recidivism: Informing evidence-based throughcare Centre for Mental Health
IDES: Improving Disability Employment Study Centre for Health Equity
Improving quality of maternity care for women globally Project Leader Dr Meghan Bohren Centre for Health Equity
Improving the health of Indigenous and non-Indigenous ex-prisoners: A multi-jurisdictional, mixed-methods study Centre for Mental Health
Strong Futures - Improving the understanding and treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among incarcerated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women Centre for Mental Health
Indigenous Data Sovereignty Centre for Health Equity
Indigenous Health Equity Unit Professor Kerry Arabena
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
Is Gender Equality Good for Your Health? Centre for Health Equity
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
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 Policy and Practice Unit Head Professor Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health
Modelling and Simulation Unit Head Professor Jodie McVernon
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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
Multicultural and Settlement Services for Women Experiencing Violence Project Leader - Dr Cathy Vaughan Centre for Health Equity
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
Outcomes Framework for the Victorian Disability Plan 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
Psychosocial Disability & Employment 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
Safety and immunogenicity of dTpa vaccine administered in pregnancy Project Leader Professor Terry Nolan
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
Disability, social mobility and the well-being of people with disabilities Centre for Health Equity
Strengthening health literacy among Indigenous people living with cardiovascular disease, their families and health care professionals. Project Leader Professor Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
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 cost effectiveness of improving health and reducing offending among recently released prisoners in Australia Centre for Mental Health
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 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
Vaccine and Immunisation group research Head of Unit Professor Terry Nolan
Vision Impairment and Employment 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
World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Women's Health Project Lead: Dr Cathy Vaughan Centre for Health Equity
Y-IDES: Youth, Disability and Employment Centre for Health Equity

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