Associate Professor Mitchell Smith

Clinical Associate Professor
General Practice, Westmead Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 8778 0770
Fax 8778 0790

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Biographical details

Public health physician involved in the health care of refugees for over 20 years, overseas (Pakistan and Hong Kong) and in Australia. Since 1999, he has been Director of the NSW Refugee Health Service, which undertakes health assessments, health education, teaching and research regarding people of refugee background living in NSW.

Dr Smith provides advice on refugee health policy at local, state,andnational levels. He is a member of the Refugee Health Network of Australia and the NSW TB Advisory Committee.

Research interests

Health status of, and health care for, those of refugee background living in Australia

Teaching and supervision

Health status of, and health care for, those of refugee background living in Australia

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Joshi, C., Russell, G., Cheng, I., Kay, M., Pottie, K., Alston, M., Smith, M., Chan, B., Vasi, S., Lo, W., et al (2013). A narrative synthesis of the impact of primary health care delivery models for refugees in resettlement countries on access, quality and coordination. International Journal for Equity in Health, 12, 1-14. [More Information]
  • Joshua, P., Smith, M., Koh, A., Woodland, L., Zwi, K. (2013). Australian Population Cohort Study of Newly Arrived Refugee Children: How Effective is Predeparture Measles and Rubella Vaccination? The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(2), 104-109. [More Information]
  • Valappil, S., Ready, D., Abou Neel, E., Pickup, D., O"Dell, L., Chrzanowski, W., Pratten, J., Newport, R., Smith, M., Wilson, M., et al (2009). Controlled delivery of antimicrobial gallium ions from phosphate-based glasses. Acta Biomaterialia, 5(4), 1198-1210. [More Information]

2013

  • Joshi, C., Russell, G., Cheng, I., Kay, M., Pottie, K., Alston, M., Smith, M., Chan, B., Vasi, S., Lo, W., et al (2013). A narrative synthesis of the impact of primary health care delivery models for refugees in resettlement countries on access, quality and coordination. International Journal for Equity in Health, 12, 1-14. [More Information]
  • Joshua, P., Smith, M., Koh, A., Woodland, L., Zwi, K. (2013). Australian Population Cohort Study of Newly Arrived Refugee Children: How Effective is Predeparture Measles and Rubella Vaccination? The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(2), 104-109. [More Information]

2009

  • Valappil, S., Ready, D., Abou Neel, E., Pickup, D., O"Dell, L., Chrzanowski, W., Pratten, J., Newport, R., Smith, M., Wilson, M., et al (2009). Controlled delivery of antimicrobial gallium ions from phosphate-based glasses. Acta Biomaterialia, 5(4), 1198-1210. [More Information]

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