Ms Vanessa Lee

PhD Candidate (Indigenous Health)BTEC, MPH (Indigenous Health)
Senior Lecturer

C43T - T Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9538
Fax +61 2 9351 9566

Website Public Health Association
PHILE Network

Biographical details

Vanessa Lee, a descendant of the Meriam people from the Torres Strait, is a senior academic at the University of Sydney where she is involved in the integration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health into the curriculum across a range of disciplines. She has an undergraduate degree in education from Queensland University of Technology and a Masters of Public Health within the field of Indigenous health from the University of Queensland.

Research interests

She is currently completing her PhD research on the Aboriginal Medical Services. Vanessa has local, national and international research experience within the area of public health and Indigenous health.

Selected publications & creative works

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Books

  • Coombe, L., Lee, V., Stewart, P. (2013). Review of the La Trobe University Master of Public Health Program. Melbourne, Australia: Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit.

Book Chapters

  • Fredericks, B., Lee, V., Adams, M., Mahoney, R. (2012). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health. In Mary Louise Fleming & Elizabeth Parker (Eds.), Introduction to Public Health Second Edition, (pp. 350-372). Chatswood, Sydney, NSW: Churchill Livingstone.

Journals

  • Lee, V., Coombe, L., Robinson, P. (2014). Building capacity through action research curricula reviews. Higher Education Research and Development, , 1-14. [More Information]
  • MacDougall, C., Riggs, E., Lee, V. (2014). Writing a new story for Australia's children. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 38(3), 203-204. [More Information]
  • Lee, V., Hill, P., Jennaway, M. (2010). Researching Reflexivity: Negotiating Identity and Ambiguity in a Cross-cultural Research Project. Field Methods, 22(4), 319-339. [More Information]
  • Lee, V., Ahmed, F., Wada, S., Ahmed, T., Ahmed, A., Banu, C., Akhter, N. (2008). Extent of Vitamin a Deficiency Among Rural Pregnant Women in Bangladesh. Public Health Nutrition, 11(12), 1326-1331. [More Information]

Report

  • Coombe, L., Lee, V., Baker, J. (2014). Review of the Flinders University Master of Public Health Program, Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit.

Research Reports

  • Coombe, L., Lee, V. (2013). Review of the University of Adelaide Master of Public Health Program, (pp. 1 - 29). Melbourne, Australia: Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit.
  • Lee, V., Stewart, J., Moore, M. (2012). Activity Based Funding and Aboriginal Health - Public Health Association Australia, (pp. 3 - 9). ACT, Australia: Public Health Association of Australia.
  • Lee, V., Moore, M., Moore, G. (2012). Submission by the Public Health Association of Australia on Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Bill 2011, Social Security Legislation Amendment Act 2011 and the related bill, 31 January 2012, (pp. 1 - 18). Canberra, Australia: Public Health Association of Australia.

2014

  • Lee, V., Coombe, L., Robinson, P. (2014). Building capacity through action research curricula reviews. Higher Education Research and Development, , 1-14. [More Information]
  • Coombe, L., Lee, V., Baker, J. (2014). Review of the Flinders University Master of Public Health Program, Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit.
  • MacDougall, C., Riggs, E., Lee, V. (2014). Writing a new story for Australia's children. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 38(3), 203-204. [More Information]

2013

  • Coombe, L., Lee, V., Stewart, P. (2013). Review of the La Trobe University Master of Public Health Program. Melbourne, Australia: Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit.
  • Coombe, L., Lee, V. (2013). Review of the University of Adelaide Master of Public Health Program, (pp. 1 - 29). Melbourne, Australia: Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit.

2012

  • Fredericks, B., Lee, V., Adams, M., Mahoney, R. (2012). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health. In Mary Louise Fleming & Elizabeth Parker (Eds.), Introduction to Public Health Second Edition, (pp. 350-372). Chatswood, Sydney, NSW: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Lee, V., Stewart, J., Moore, M. (2012). Activity Based Funding and Aboriginal Health - Public Health Association Australia, (pp. 3 - 9). ACT, Australia: Public Health Association of Australia.
  • Lee, V., Moore, M., Moore, G. (2012). Submission by the Public Health Association of Australia on Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Bill 2011, Social Security Legislation Amendment Act 2011 and the related bill, 31 January 2012, (pp. 1 - 18). Canberra, Australia: Public Health Association of Australia.

2010

  • Lee, V., Hill, P., Jennaway, M. (2010). Researching Reflexivity: Negotiating Identity and Ambiguity in a Cross-cultural Research Project. Field Methods, 22(4), 319-339. [More Information]

2008

  • Lee, V., Ahmed, F., Wada, S., Ahmed, T., Ahmed, A., Banu, C., Akhter, N. (2008). Extent of Vitamin a Deficiency Among Rural Pregnant Women in Bangladesh. Public Health Nutrition, 11(12), 1326-1331. [More Information]

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