Prevention and management of non-communicable diseases (including cancer), and promotion of mental health

Evidence-based research and programs which contribute to preventing and alleviating some of the world's most common, debilitating and burdensome health issues.

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
'What Works for Depression' and 'What Works for Anxiety' Project Leader Associate Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health
A culturally appropriate approach to improve mental health outcomes in Sri Lanka and China: Mental Health First Aid Project Leader Associate Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health
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
Allergy and Lung Health Professor Shyamali Dharmage
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Australia New Zealand Health Intervention League Table (ANZ-HILT) Professor Tony Blakely Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Centre of Research Excellence in Childhood Adversity and Associated Depression and Anxiety Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm
Centre for Mental Health
Children of Twins: The Effects Of Parental Mental Health On Child Mental Health Outcomes Project leader Doctor Katrina Scurrah Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Colorectal Cancer Unit Head Professor Mark Jenkins
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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
Depression in people with Multiple Sclerosis Centre for Health Equity
Diabetes Eye Care
Evaluation of RACS International Eye Health Programs Nossal Institute for Global Health
Program Evaluation: Pacific Health and Nutrition Nossal Institute for Global Health
Family violence in newly-arrived migrant and refugee communities Project Leader Associate Professor Harry Minas Centre for Mental Health
First Aid Training for Parents of Teenagers: A Randomized Controlled Trial (TPOT Study) Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm
Centre for Mental Health
Giving an adult life after Fontan surgery to those with the most severe congenital heart conditions Project Leader Dr Kim Dalziel Centre for Health Policy
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 Professional Education Market Assessment Nossal Institute for Global Health
Health seeking behaviour in four Indian States Nossal Institute for Global Health
Health Star Rating (HSR) label impact on food formulation and consumer purchasing Professor Tony Blakely Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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
Impact of COVID-19 on the sexual & reproductive health of vulnerable communities in Indonesia Nossal Institute for Global Health
Implementation research to improve scale-up of depression services in Vietnam (IRIS-DSV) Project Leader Associate Professor Harry Minas Centre for Mental Health
Improving child development outcomes: the role of WASH Nossal Institute for Global Health
Improving skin cancer prevention: motivating preventive behaviours using knowledge of personalised genomic risk of melanoma Centre for Health Equity
India Health Policy and Systems Research Fellowship Nossal Institute for Global Health
Indigenous Epidemiology and Health Professor Sandra Eades
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Kaat Koort - Aboriginal Brain Health 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
Maternal, Sexual and Reproductive Health Head of Unit Sumit Kane
Nossal Institute for Global Health
MatesMonitor Dr Tania King
Professor Tony Lamontagne
Centre for Health Equity
Men's Health Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Mental Health Epidemiology Unit Head A/Professor Matthew Spittal
Centre for Mental Health
Mental Health Policy and Practice Unit Head Professor Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health
Mindwise: A multifaceted intervention to improve mental health literacy in staff and students of a multi-campus university Project Leader Associate Professor Nicola Reavley Centre for Mental Health
MRFF Million Minds project - Bringing family, community, culture and country to indigenous youth mental health care 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
Nerve transfers for restoration of upper limb function in tetraplegia Project Leader Dr Arthur Hsueh Centre for Health Policy
Neuroepidemiology Unit Head Dr Sandra Neate Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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
Patient reported outcomes: getting the timing right Project Leader Chris Schilling Centre for Health Policy
Population Interventions Unit Head Professor Tony Blakely
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Population Mental Health Unit Head Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health
Predictors and consequences of allergies that impact on children getting a healthy start to life Unit Head Prof Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Primary health care service delivery redesign for the COVID 19 new normal Nossal Institute for Global Health
Regulation of personalised digital closed loop systems to manage diabetes in children Centre for Health Equity
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
STOP MS Study Unit Head Dr Sandra Neate Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Strengthening the impact measurement of MMV investments Nossal Institute for Global Health
teen Mental Health First Aid Project Leader Dr Laura Hart
Centre for Mental Health
The HOLISM Study Professor George Jelinek Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Pro-Poor Policy—The Knowledge Sector Initiative (KSI) Nossal Institute for Global Health
The Mental Health First Aid Conversations About Suicide Trial Project Leader Professor Nicola Reavley Centre for Mental Health
The MSOC Study PhD Candidate William Bevens Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The PEPP Study Unit Head Dr Sandra Neate Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The QUAL MS study Associate Professor Sandra Neate Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The role of masculinity in the suicidality of men aged 80 or more Centre for Health Equity
Tobacco intervention modelling Professor Tony Blakely Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Toward the health promoting university: enhancing the student experience and academic outcomes Project Leader Prof Lena Sanci (Department of General Practice)
Project Leader Associate Professor Harry Minas
Centre for Mental Health
Trans-generational effects: exposures before conception & offspring risk of asthma and allergies Unit Head Professor Shyamali Dharmage 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
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
What causes adult asthma, COPD and sleep disordered breathing Unit Head Professor Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
What workplaces can do to improve mental health Project Leader Associate Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health
WorkplaceAid: a trial on improving mental health and physical first aid skills in the workplace Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm Centre for Mental Health

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