Professor Stephanie Short
Stephanie Short is a Professor in the Discipline of Behavioral & Social Sciences at the University of Sydney as well as Associate Dean (Postgraduate) of Learning and Teaching at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney. Her research interest is in health governance and public policy, both locally and internationally. She has published widely in health sociology and policy, including the 4th edition of Health Care and Public Policy: An Australian Analysis, as co-author. Under her supervision, she has guided PhD students and junior academic staff from diverse backgrounds, with former students and staff now fulfilling senior positions in academe, government and industry. She has chaired reviews, working parties and conferences, and was invited to a prestigious international meeting in March 2010, "Health Leadership in Management" sponsored by the World Universities Network.
Professor Stephanie Short is Convenor of HealthGov, a national research network which brings together researchers, health professionals and regulators to provide ideas and evidence to underpin good practice, safer practice and improved access to health care. At the international level, she is Executive Director of the International Consortium for Research on Governance Health Workforce, and is also a member on the Editorial Committee of 'Health Sociology Review' and the 'Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management'. She recently convened a session, 'Health Workforce Governance on the Move', at International Sociological Association in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2010 and has successfully secured competitive grants over the years ($4.5million), currently an ARC linkage grant for building an ethical and sustainable model for health professional recruitment to Australia; a case study of the Philippines and a Public Sector Linkages Program grant from AusAID for capacity building to strengthen workforce governance and management in Indonesia.
Teaching and Service Responsibilities
- Postgraduate, Unit of Study Convenor, "Health Care Systems"
- Guest Lectures in the Bachelor of Health Sciences, Health Care & Public Policy
- Supervised Doctoral students in Principal and Associate roles, within the context of health governance, public policy and access and equity in healthcare
- Palmer, G. and Short, S.D. (2010) 4th Edition of Health Care and Public Policy: An Australian Analysis, Palgrave Macmillan, Sydney. ISBN 9781 4202 5614 7.
- Balasubramanian, M & Short, S.D (2010) ‘Is the concept of ethics misplaced in the migration of Indian trained dentists to Australia? The need for better international cooperation in dentistry', Indian Journal of Dental Research (accepted 16 June 2010).
- Mathews, B., Goddard, C., Lonne, B., Short, S. D. and Briggs, F. (2009) ‘Developments in Australian laws requiring the reporting of suspected child sexual abuse', Children Australia, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 18-23.
- McDonald, F., Yoganingrum, A., Purwaningrum, F., Ariani, D., Short, S.D (2009) ‘Evidence-based decision making to strengthen local governance: nutritional health interventions in Bantul and Gunungkidul', Policy Brief, AusAID Australian Indonesia Governance Research Program, ANU, Canberra pp. 1-9.
- Purwaningrum, F., Yanasih, D., Yoganingrum, A., Ariani, D., McDonald, F., & Short, S.D (2009) ‘Translating Scientific Knowledge to Policy: Comparison of Barriers of Evidence Based Decision Making in Bantul and Gunungkidul,' Panitia Seminar Nasional Gunungkidul, Indonesia.
- Short, S.D., Thabrany, H., Ilyas, Y., Lubis, F., Iredale, R & Hadjiev, V. (2008) ‘Managing the Medical Workforce', Policy Brief, AusAID Australian Indonesia Governance Research Program, ANU, Canberra pp. 1-8.
- Short, S.D., Toneva, Z. and Hadjiev, V. (2007) ‘On the Inequitable Impact of Universal Health Insurance: The Experience of Bulgaria in Transition, Health Sociology Review, Volume 16, No. 2, pp. 130-145.
- Aldrich, R., Zwi, A. and Short, S.D (2007) ‘Advance Australia Fair: Social democratic and conservative politicians' discourses concerning Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and their health 1972-2001', Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 64, pp. 125-137.
- 2010-2012 ($324,000) - ARC Linkage Project: Building an ethical and sustainable model for health Professional recruitment to Australia: A case study of the Philippines (Chief Investigators: Prof. Stephanie Short, Prof. Lesleyanne Hawthorne & Prof. Charles Sampford), University of Sydney with Partner Organisation; Queensland Health, Queensland University of Technology &.Griffith University, University of Melbourne)
- 2010-2011 ($130,000) - AusAID Public Sector Linkages Program: Capacity building to strengthen workforce governance and management in Indonesia a 2-year grant to work with the Research Institute of Asia Pacific (RIAP) (University of Sydney, Queensland University of Technology & University of Indonesia)
- 2008 ($73,000) - AusAID, Australia-Indonesia Governance Research Partnership, Good Doctors, Safer Patients, Improved Access: Strengthening Medical Workforce Governance in Indonesia, (Chief Investigators: Prof. Stephanie Short & Prof. Hasbullah Thabrany, QUT)
- 2006-2008 ($148,227) - Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, Public Health Education and Research Program, ‘Capacity Building for Indigenous Health at Griffith University (Prof. Stephanie Short: Sole Investigator, Griffith University Office for Research).
- 2006-2008 ($2,556,827) - Queensland Centre for Public Health. Consortium Agreement between Griffith University, QUT and UQ, Public Health Education and Research Program funding, Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing (Prof. Stephanie Short, Director, QCPH, Griffith University).