Dr Adam Kamradt-Scott

BN, MA Griffith, PhD Aberystwyth
Senior Lecturer

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 8986

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Biographical details

Adam began his career as a Registered Nurse in Brisbane, Australia, where he specialized in emergency care before serving as the clinical risk management coordinator for seven public and private hospitals. In 2003, Adam relocated to the United Kingdom where he completed his PhD in International Politics at the Centre for Health and International Relations, in the Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University.

Adam returned to Australia in 2007 where he worked as a legislative and political adviser to an Australian Senator before taking up a position in the Australian Public Service where he worked in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet as part of a small team tasked with revising and testing Australia?s pandemic preparedness plans. In 2009 Adam joined the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where he continues to hold the post as Honorary Lecturer. He is a regular contributor and the Asia correspondent for the Health Diplomacy Monitor, which publishes details on upcoming meetings and diplomatic events that have a bearing on global health issues. Adam commenced with the Centre for International Security Studies in November 2011.

Research interests

  • Health Security (broadly defined) with a particular focus on Asia
  • International organisations, governance and diplomacy
  • Securitization theory and risk
  • Infectious diseases (pandemic influenza, SARS, MERS, etc)
  • Civil-military relations

Teaching and supervision

Current Courses

In the media

Commentaries
  • Kamradt-Scott A 2013 "The International Health Regulations: Update". Health Diplomacy Monitor, 4(4): 7-8.
  • Kamradt-Scott A 2013 "The 2011 PIP Framework: Progress & Challenges to Implementation". Health Diplomacy Monitor, 4(4): 9-11.
  • Kamradt-Scott A and 2013 "Reforming the WHO: Progress to Date in Restructuring Global Health's Foremost Institution". Health Diplomacy Monitor, 4(4): 11-13.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2012, "Promoting Multisectoral Preparedness for Public Health Risks in the Asia Pacific: Report on a 2012 Bali Consultation Meeting", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 12-14.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2012, "The Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework: 12 months on and still many challenges ahead", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 4-6.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2012, "Global Health Security Under Threat? Progress in implementing the IHR 2005", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 13-14.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2012, "The EU-India Free Trade Agreement: Implications for global health", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 6-8.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2011, "ASEAN and HIV – 10 Years On, What’s Next?", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 25, pp. 15-17.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2011, "The financing of the WHO: Where does Asia stand?", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 2, no. 1.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2010, "ASEAN and regional cooperation on pharmaceuticals", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 1, no. 5.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2010, "The 61st WHO Meeting of the Western Pacific Region – Summary Report", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 1, no. 4.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2010, "The MDG Summit – a summary report of the meeting", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 1, no. 4.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2010, "Achieving the health-related MDGs: Preparation for the UN High Level Meeting", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 1, no. 3.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2010, "Asian Perspectives: The health-related MDGs and the UN High Level Summit", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 1, no. 3.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2010, "Implementation of the International Health Regulations", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 1, no. 2.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2010, "Tuberculosis Control", Health Diplomacy Monitor, vol. 1, no. 2.
Media appearances
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2009-2010, "5 Live", Programme H1N1 Pandemic Radio, BBC.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2009-2010, "World Have Your Say", Programme H1N1 Pandemic Radio, BBC Radio, (repeat guest).
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2009-2010, Finnish Broadcasting Company H1N1 Pandemic Radio.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2009-2010, "Jeremy Vine Show", BBC 2 Radio.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2009-2010, BBC News Hour Cholera outbreak, Haiti Radio.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2009-2010, Repeat Guest on BBC World Service H1N1 Pandemic Television.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2009-2010, Repeat Guest on Sky News H1N1 Pandemic Television.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2009-2010, Al-Jazeera News H1N1 Pandemic Television.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2009-2010, Al-Jazeera ‘People and the Power’ Programme H1N1 Pandemic Television.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A 2009-2010, South African Broadcasting Corporation H1N1 Pandemic Television.

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2014

  • Investigating civil-military in health security in the Lower Mekong Delta region; Kamradt-Scott A; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2013

  • ESRC Seminar Series: Global Health Security; Elbe S, Sowerby C, Kamradt-Scott A, Jennings J; Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) UK/Research Grant.

2012

  • Sydney Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity Network (SIBRN); Sorrell T, Bennett B, Booy R, Crawford J, Dwyer D, Gilbert G, Giles F, Holmes A, Hossain L, Iredell J, Jones C, Kesson A, Kerridge I, Marais B, Simpson S, Sintchenko V, Ward M, Werder O, Britton W, Dhand N, Hunter C, Kamradt-Scott A, Mor S, Salkeld G, Shaw T, Smith F, Wood N; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).

Selected publications

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Books

  • McInnes, C., Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K., Roemer-Mahler, A., Rushton, S., Williams, O. (2014). The Transformation of Global Health Governance. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Chapters

  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2014). Preparing for the Next Pandemic. In Garrett W. Brown and Gavin Yamey (Eds.), The Handbook of Global Health Policy, (pp. 539). West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Yu Hung-Lai, A., Kamradt-Scott, A., Coker, R. (2013). Future Pandemics: Transnational Health Challenges in East and Southeast Asia. In Andrew T. H. Tan (Eds.), East and South-East Asia: International Relations and Security Perspectives, (pp. 212-222). London: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2013). Problems and prospects for health in the twenty-first century. In David Williams, Sophie Harman (Eds.), Governing the World Cases in global governance, (pp. 128-141). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Yoon, S. (2013). The global health governance of pandemic influenza: A snapshot of Asia's contribution. In Kelley Lee, Tikki Pang, Yeling Tan (Eds.), Asias Role in Governing Global Health, (pp. 99-113). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K., Xu, J. (2013). The International Health Regulations (2005): Asia's contribution to a global health governance framework. In Kelley Lee, Tikki Pang, Yeling Tan (Eds.), Asias Role in Governing Global Health, (pp. 83-98). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Holden, C., Lee, K. (2011). The Shifting Landscape of Public Health: From International to Global Health. In Richard Parker, Marni Sommer (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health. United States of America and Canada: Taylor and Francis.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2009). The WHO and SARS: The Challenge of Innovative Responses to Global Health Security. In Andrew Fenton Cooper, John J. Kirton (Eds.), Innovation in Global Health Governance: Critical Cases, (pp. 63-79). farnham: Ashgate.

Journals

  • Smith, F., Kamradt-Scott, A. (2014). Antipodal biosecurity? Oversight of dual use research in the United States and Australia. Frontiers in Public Health, 2, 1-3. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., Kamradt-Scott, A. (2014). The multiple meanings of global health governance: a call for conceptual clarity. Globalization and Health, 10(28), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2013). The politics of medicine and the global governance of pandemic influenza. International Journal of Health Services, 43(1), 105-121. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., Kamradt-Scott, A., Yoon, S., Xu, J. (2012). Asian Contributions To Three Instruments Of Global Health Governance. Global Policy, 3(3), 348-361. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2012). Changing Perceptions of Pandemic Influenza and Public Health Responses. American Journal of Public Health, 102(1), 90-98. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2012). Evidence-based medicine and the governance of pandemic influenza. Global Public Health, 7(2), S111-S126. [More Information]
  • McInnes, C., Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K., Reubi, D., Roemer-Mahler, A., Rushton, S., Williams, O., Woodling, M. (2012). Framing global health: The governance challenge. Global Public Health, 7(S2), S83-S94. [More Information]
  • Marais, B., Crawford, J., Iredell, J., Ward, M., Simpson, S., Gilbert, G., Griffiths, P., Kamradt-Scott, A., Colagiuri, R., Jones, C., et al (2012). One world, one health: Beyond the Millennium Development Goals. The Lancet, 380(9844), 805-806. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Rushton, S. (2012). The revised International Health Regulations: socialization, compliance and changing norms of global health security. Global Change, Peace and Security, 24(1), 57-70. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., McInnes, C. (2012). The securitisation of pandemic influenza: framing, security and public policy. Global Public Health, 7(S2), S95-S110. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K. (2011). The 2011 Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework: Global Health Secured or a Missed Opportunity? Political Studies, 59(4), 831-847. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2011). The evolving WHO: implications for global health security. Global Public Health, 6(8), 801-813. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2010). The WHO Secretariat, norm entrepreneurship & global communicable disease control. Journal of International Organization Studies.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2009). Disease outbreaks and health governance in the Asia-Pacific: Australia’s role in the region. Australian Journal of International Affairs, 63(4), 550-570. [More Information]

2014

  • Smith, F., Kamradt-Scott, A. (2014). Antipodal biosecurity? Oversight of dual use research in the United States and Australia. Frontiers in Public Health, 2, 1-3. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2014). Preparing for the Next Pandemic. In Garrett W. Brown and Gavin Yamey (Eds.), The Handbook of Global Health Policy, (pp. 539). West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Lee, K., Kamradt-Scott, A. (2014). The multiple meanings of global health governance: a call for conceptual clarity. Globalization and Health, 10(28), 1-10. [More Information]
  • McInnes, C., Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K., Roemer-Mahler, A., Rushton, S., Williams, O. (2014). The Transformation of Global Health Governance. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

2013

  • Yu Hung-Lai, A., Kamradt-Scott, A., Coker, R. (2013). Future Pandemics: Transnational Health Challenges in East and Southeast Asia. In Andrew T. H. Tan (Eds.), East and South-East Asia: International Relations and Security Perspectives, (pp. 212-222). London: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2013). Problems and prospects for health in the twenty-first century. In David Williams, Sophie Harman (Eds.), Governing the World Cases in global governance, (pp. 128-141). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Yoon, S. (2013). The global health governance of pandemic influenza: A snapshot of Asia's contribution. In Kelley Lee, Tikki Pang, Yeling Tan (Eds.), Asias Role in Governing Global Health, (pp. 99-113). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K., Xu, J. (2013). The International Health Regulations (2005): Asia's contribution to a global health governance framework. In Kelley Lee, Tikki Pang, Yeling Tan (Eds.), Asias Role in Governing Global Health, (pp. 83-98). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2013). The politics of medicine and the global governance of pandemic influenza. International Journal of Health Services, 43(1), 105-121. [More Information]

2012

  • Lee, K., Kamradt-Scott, A., Yoon, S., Xu, J. (2012). Asian Contributions To Three Instruments Of Global Health Governance. Global Policy, 3(3), 348-361. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2012). Changing Perceptions of Pandemic Influenza and Public Health Responses. American Journal of Public Health, 102(1), 90-98. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2012). Evidence-based medicine and the governance of pandemic influenza. Global Public Health, 7(2), S111-S126. [More Information]
  • McInnes, C., Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K., Reubi, D., Roemer-Mahler, A., Rushton, S., Williams, O., Woodling, M. (2012). Framing global health: The governance challenge. Global Public Health, 7(S2), S83-S94. [More Information]
  • Marais, B., Crawford, J., Iredell, J., Ward, M., Simpson, S., Gilbert, G., Griffiths, P., Kamradt-Scott, A., Colagiuri, R., Jones, C., et al (2012). One world, one health: Beyond the Millennium Development Goals. The Lancet, 380(9844), 805-806. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Rushton, S. (2012). The revised International Health Regulations: socialization, compliance and changing norms of global health security. Global Change, Peace and Security, 24(1), 57-70. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., McInnes, C. (2012). The securitisation of pandemic influenza: framing, security and public policy. Global Public Health, 7(S2), S95-S110. [More Information]

2011

  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K. (2011). The 2011 Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework: Global Health Secured or a Missed Opportunity? Political Studies, 59(4), 831-847. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2011). The evolving WHO: implications for global health security. Global Public Health, 6(8), 801-813. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Holden, C., Lee, K. (2011). The Shifting Landscape of Public Health: From International to Global Health. In Richard Parker, Marni Sommer (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health. United States of America and Canada: Taylor and Francis.

2010

  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2010). The WHO Secretariat, norm entrepreneurship & global communicable disease control. Journal of International Organization Studies.

2009

  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2009). Disease outbreaks and health governance in the Asia-Pacific: Australia’s role in the region. Australian Journal of International Affairs, 63(4), 550-570. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2009). The WHO and SARS: The Challenge of Innovative Responses to Global Health Security. In Andrew Fenton Cooper, John J. Kirton (Eds.), Innovation in Global Health Governance: Critical Cases, (pp. 63-79). farnham: Ashgate.

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