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 novel approach to discovering genes associated with cancer risk from GWAS and EWAS data Project Leader Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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
Depression in people with Multiple Sclerosis Centre for Health Equity
Diabetes Eye Care
Excellence in NonCOmmunicable disease REsearch (ENCORE) between Australian and India Project Leader Professor Brian Oldenburg 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
Scaling up interventions to improve the control of hypertension and diabetes in partnership with the governments of Kerala’s and Tamil Nadu. "Leveraging India’s national NCD program" Project Leader Prof Brian Oldenburg Nossal Institute for Global 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
Global Burden of Disease group research Director Professor Alan Lopez
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 Star Rating (HSR) label impact on food formulation and consumer purchasing Professor Tony Blakely Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Health Systems Governance and Financing Acting Head of Unit Katherine Gilbert
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 skin cancer prevention: motivating preventive behaviours using knowledge of personalised genomic risk of melanoma Centre for Health Equity
Improving the Health of People With Type 2 Diabetes Using New Technologies to Optimise Self Management Project Leader Professor Brian Oldenburg 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
LEAP MS Study Unit Head A/Prof Tracey Weiland Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Maternal, Sexual and Reproductive Health Head of Unit Dr Alison Morgan
Nossal Institute for Global Health
MatesMonitor Associate Professor Allison Milner 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
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 A/Prof Tracey Weiland 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
Non Communicable Disease Unit Unit Head Professor Brian Oldenburg
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Patient reported outcomes: getting the timing right Project Leader Chris Schilling Centre for Health Policy
PhD Projects Nossal Institute for Global Health
Population Interventions Unit Head Professor Tony Blakely
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Population Mental Health Unit Head Associate 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
Regulation of personalised digital closed loop systems to manage diabetes in children Centre for Health Equity
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
The Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program (KDPP) Project Leader Professor Brian Oldenburg Nossal Institute for Global Health
The long-term effects of a peer led lifestyle intervention programs on diabetes progression and cardiovascular risk: the Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program Project Leader Professor Brian Oldenburg
The PEPP Study Unit Head A/Prof Tracey Weiland Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The role of masculinity in the suicidality of men aged 80 or more Centre for Health Equity
The WELL MS study Unit Head A/Prof Tracey Weiland Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Tobacco and e-cigarette 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
Trainee Programs Nossal Institute for Global 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
Using lipidomics and proteomics to find biomarkers that predict progression of multiple sclerosis Professor George Jelinek Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
VIVARIUM – next-generation 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
When should health professionals override parents' decisions about a child's medical treatment? Centre for Health Equity
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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