Associate Professor Maree Hackett

Associate Professor
Medicine, The George Institute for Global Health

C37 - The George Institute for International Health
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9993 4593
F: +61 2 9993 4502

Biographical details

Research interests

Maree's longstanding area of interest is in health outcomes research, in particular, psychological problems in people with physical illness. Her publications are predominantly on mood and quality of life following stroke.

In addition she co-ordinates and lectures for the Mental Disorders in a Global Context block course for the Masters of International Public Health.

Teaching areas

MIPH 5127 Mental disorders in a global context

Current national competitive grants*


The validation of a culturally-specific measure to identify depression in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with or without chronic disease
Hackett M, Cass A, Glozier N, Skinner T, Teixeira-Pinto A, Askew
NHMRC Project Grant ($641,456 over 3 years)

Head Position in Stroke Trial (HeadPoST)
Arima H, Lavados P, Middleton S, Watkins , Robinson T, Heritier S, Hackett M, Olavarria , Heeley E
NHMRC Project Grant ($1,709,567 over 3 years)

Improving the identification and management of depression in people with cardiovascular disease
Hackett M
Heart Foundation of Australia Future Leader Fellowship ($640,000 over 4 years)


Family-Led Rehabilitation after Stroke in India - The ATTEND Trial
Lindley R, Pandian J, Langhorne P, Murphy G, Maulik P, Hackett M, Harvey L
NHMRC Project Grant ($1,533,893 over 4 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney

PhD and Masters' project opportunities

Psychosocial Outcomes in Stroke (POISE)   +

+ indicates the opportunity is full and unavailable.

International links

United Kingdom. (University of Central Lancashire) Reader in Epidemiology.