Associate Professor Mu Li

Associate Professor in International Public Health
Public Health, School of Public Health

Telephone +61 2 9351 5996
Fax +61 2 9351 7420

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Selected grants

2014

  • Effectiveness of an integrated program to reduce maternal and child nutrition in Indonesia; Dibley M, Li M, Hayes A, Alam A, Ferguson E, Titaley C, Ariawan I; The Global Alliance For Improved Nutrition/Research Support.
  • Strengthening food and nutrition security through family poultry and crop integration in Tanzania and Zambia; Alders R, Li M, McConchie R, Simpson J, Mor S, Young M; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)/Research and Development Programs.

2012

  • Strengthening food security through family poultry and crop integration in Eastern and Southern Africa; Alders R, Li M, Mor S, Farrell P; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)/Research and Development Programs.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Li, M., Dibley, M. (2012). Child and adolescent obesity in Asia. In Louise A. Baur, Stephen M. Twigg, Roger S.Magnusson (Eds.), A Modern Epidemic: Expert Perspectives on Obesity and Diabetes, (pp. 171-188). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Li, M., Eastman, C., Chen, Z. (2009). Healthcare service delivery in achieving sustained elimination of iodine deficiency disorders: a case study. In Preedy V; Burrow G; Watson R (Eds.), Comprehensive Handbook of Iodine, (pp. 825-834). United States: Elsevier.
  • Eastman, C., Li, M. (2009). The current state of iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) in Australia and the Pacific States. In Preedy V; Burrow G; Watson R (Eds.), Comprehensive Handbook of Iodine, (pp. 1227-1232). United States: Elsevier.
  • Eastman, C., Li, M. (2004). Tibet. In B Hetzel (Eds.), Towards the global elimination of brain damage due to iodine deficiency, (pp. 396-407). Oxford University Press.

Journals

  • Alders, R., Aongolo, A., Bagnol, B., De Bruyn, J., Kimboka, S., Kocj, R., Li, M., Maulaga, W., McConchie, R., Mor, S., Pengelly, B., Simpson, J., et al (2014). Using a One Health Approach to Promote Food and Nutrition Security in Tanzania and Zambia. Planet@risk, 2(3), 187-190.
  • Land, M., Christoforou, A., Downs, S., Webster, J., Billot, L., Li, M., Pena-Rosas, J., Neal, B. (2013). Iodine fortification of foods and condiments, other than salt, for preventing iodine deficiency disorders (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013 (9), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Yang, T., Abdullah, A., Li, L., Rockett, I., Lin, Y., Ying, J., Guo, W., Wu, D., Li, M. (2013). Public Place Smoke-Free Regulations, Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Related Beliefs, Awareness, Attitudes, and Practices among Chinese Urban Residents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10(6), 2370-2383. [More Information]
  • Li, M., Jiang, H., He, G., et al (2013). Study on effect of gestational physical activities on delivery modes. Maternal & Child Health Care of China, 28, 3074-3077.
  • Hu, Q., Jiang, H., Li, M., Wang, H., Cheng, J., Qiu, J., Qu, J., Gao, Y., Qian, X. (2013). Study on mothers return to work and supportive status of breastfeeding in workplace in Shanghai. Maternal & Child Health Care of China, 28, 1778-1781.
  • Jiang, H., Li, M., Yang, D., Wen, L., Hunter, C., He, G., Qian, X. (2012). Awareness, Intention, and Needs Regarding Breastfeeding: Findings from First-Time Mothers in Shanghai, China. Breastfeeding Medicine, 7(6), 526-534. [More Information]
  • Jiang, H., Qian, X., Li, M., Lynn, H., Fan, Y., Jiang, H., He, F., He, G. (2012). Can physical activity reduce excessive gestational weight gain? Findings from a Chinese urban pregnant women cohort study. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9(9th February 2012), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Chow, M., Li, M., Quine, S. (2012). Client Satisfaction and Unmet Needs Assessment: Evaluation of an HIV Ambulatory Health Care Facility in Sydney, Australia. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, 24(2), 406-414. [More Information]
  • Yang, T., Xu, X., Li, M., Rockett, I., Zhu, W., Ellison-Barnes, A. (2012). Mental Health Status and Related Characteristics of Chinese Male Rural-Urban Migrant Workers. Community Mental Health Journal, 48(3), 342-351. [More Information]
  • Li, M., Eastman, C. (2012). The changing epidemiology of iodine deficiency. Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 8(7), 434-440. [More Information]
  • Yang, T., Rockett, I., Li, M., Xu, X., Gu, Y. (2012). Tobacco advertising, environmental smoking bans, and smoking in Chinese urban areas. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 124(1-2), 121-127. [More Information]
  • Yang, T., Abdullah, A., Rockett, I., Li, M., Zhou, Y., Ma, J., Ji, H., Zheng, J., Zhang, Y., Wang, L. (2011). Assessment of Tobacco Control Advocacy Behavioural Capacity Among Students at Schools of Public Health in China. Tobacco Control, 20(1), 20-25. [More Information]
  • Li, M., Eastman, C. (2010). Neonatal TSH screening: is it a sensitive and reliable tool for monitoring iodine status in populations? Best Practice and Research: Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (Online), 24(1), 63-75. [More Information]
  • Chow, M., Quine, S., Li, M. (2010). The benefits of using a mixed methods approach - quantitative with qualitative - to identify client satisfaction and unmet needs in an HIV healthcare centre. AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/Hiv, 22(4), 491-498. [More Information]
  • Li, M., McKelleher, N., Moses, T., Mark, J., Byth, K., Ma, G., Eastman, C. (2009). Iodine nutritional status of children on the island of Tanna, Republic of Vanuatu. Public Health Nutrition, 12(9), 1512-1518. [More Information]
  • Eastman, C., Li, M., Cavalli-Sforza, T. (2008). Iodine nutritional status in Tibet. The Lancet, 372, 887-888. [More Information]
  • Li, M., Chapman, S., Agho, K., Eastman, C. (2007). Can even minimal news coverage influence consumer health related behaviour? A case study of iodised salt sales, Australia. Health Education Research, 23(3), 543-548. [More Information]
  • Li, M., Byth Wilson, K., Eastman, C. (2007). Childhood overweight and obesity by Socio-economic Indexes for Areas. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(3), 195-195. [More Information]
  • Eastman, C., Li, M., Eastman, C. (2007). Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) in the Asia Pacific Region. Hot Thyroidology, , 1-6.
  • Li, M., Eastman, C., Waite, K., Ma, G., Zacharin, M., Topliss, D., Harding, P., Walsh, J., Ward, L., Mortimer, R., Byth Wilson, K., et al (2006). Are Australian children iodine deficient? Results of the Australian National Iodine Nutrition Study. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(4), 165-169. [More Information]
  • Li, M., Waite, K., Ma, G., Eastman, C. (2006). Declining iodine content of milk and re-emergence of iodine deficiency in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(6), 307-307.
  • Li, M., Eastman, C., Cavalli-Sforza, T. (2005). Fighting IDD in Tibet. IDD Newsletter, 21(4), 16-18.
  • Qian, M., Wang, D., Watkins, W., Gebski, V., Yan, Y., Li, M., Chen, Z. (2005). The effects of iodine on intelligence in children: a meta-analysis of studies conducted in China. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 14(1), 32-42. [More Information]
  • Li, M., Eastman, C. (2004). Towards IDD Elimination in Tibet: Then and Now. IDD Newsletter, 20(3), 38-41.
  • Li, M., Eastman, C. (2003). Working with funding agencies in the delivery of healthcare in the Asia Pacific region. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(1), 13-16.
  • Li, M., Ma, G., Guttikonda, K., Boyages, S., Eastman, C. (2001). The Re-emergence of Iodine Deficiency in Sydney, Australia. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 10(3), 200-203.
  • Li, M. (2000). Medical Education in Australia. Medicine On-Line, 4(6), 69-71.
  • Wang, J., Harris, M., Amos, B., Li, M., Wang, X., Zhang, J., Chen, R. (1997). A ten-year review of the iodine deficiency disorders program of the People's Republic of China. Journal of Public Health Policy, 18(2), 219-241.
  • Pitsiavus, V., Smerdely, P., Li, M., Boyages, S. (1997). Endemic goitre in central China caused by excessive iodine intake. European Journal of Endocrinology, 137, 89-98.
  • Li, M., Boyages, S. (1997). Expression of beta-2 thyroid hormone receptor in euthyroid and hypothyroid rat pituitary gland: an in situ hybridisation and immunocytochemical study. Brain Research, 773(1-2), 125-131.

Conferences

  • Li, M. (2006). National Iodine Nutrition Study. Endocrine Society of Australia Scientific Seminar Series.
  • Li, M., Ma, G., Waite, K., Eastman, C. (2005). The Australian National Iodine Nutrition Study (NINS). 13th International Thyroid Congress.
  • Li, M. (2005). Towards Sustainable Elimination of IDD in the Asia Pacific Region. 56th Session of WHO WPRO Committees Meeting.
  • Li, M., Fearnley, R., Guttikonda, K., Boyages, S., Ma, G., Eastman, C. (2000). Iodine Deficiency in Sydney, Australia. 12th International Thyroid Congress.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Alders, R., Bagnol, B., Costa, R., Farrell, P., Li, M., McConchie, R., Msami, H. (2013). Unlocking the potential of village chicken production to contribute to household nutritional security. GFAR The Global Forum on Agricultural Research.

Other

  • Alders, R., Bagnol, B., De Bruyn, J., Li, M., McConchie, R., Mor, S., Simpson, J. (2013), A One Health perspective on Infectious Disease and Food Security.

2014

  • Alders, R., Aongolo, A., Bagnol, B., De Bruyn, J., Kimboka, S., Kocj, R., Li, M., Maulaga, W., McConchie, R., Mor, S., Pengelly, B., Simpson, J., et al (2014). Using a One Health Approach to Promote Food and Nutrition Security in Tanzania and Zambia. Planet@risk, 2(3), 187-190.

2013

  • Alders, R., Bagnol, B., De Bruyn, J., Li, M., McConchie, R., Mor, S., Simpson, J. (2013), A One Health perspective on Infectious Disease and Food Security.
  • Land, M., Christoforou, A., Downs, S., Webster, J., Billot, L., Li, M., Pena-Rosas, J., Neal, B. (2013). Iodine fortification of foods and condiments, other than salt, for preventing iodine deficiency disorders (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013 (9), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Yang, T., Abdullah, A., Li, L., Rockett, I., Lin, Y., Ying, J., Guo, W., Wu, D., Li, M. (2013). Public Place Smoke-Free Regulations, Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Related Beliefs, Awareness, Attitudes, and Practices among Chinese Urban Residents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10(6), 2370-2383. [More Information]
  • Li, M., Jiang, H., He, G., et al (2013). Study on effect of gestational physical activities on delivery modes. Maternal & Child Health Care of China, 28, 3074-3077.
  • Hu, Q., Jiang, H., Li, M., Wang, H., Cheng, J., Qiu, J., Qu, J., Gao, Y., Qian, X. (2013). Study on mothers return to work and supportive status of breastfeeding in workplace in Shanghai. Maternal & Child Health Care of China, 28, 1778-1781.
  • Alders, R., Bagnol, B., Costa, R., Farrell, P., Li, M., McConchie, R., Msami, H. (2013). Unlocking the potential of village chicken production to contribute to household nutritional security. GFAR The Global Forum on Agricultural Research.

2012

  • Jiang, H., Li, M., Yang, D., Wen, L., Hunter, C., He, G., Qian, X. (2012). Awareness, Intention, and Needs Regarding Breastfeeding: Findings from First-Time Mothers in Shanghai, China. Breastfeeding Medicine, 7(6), 526-534. [More Information]
  • Jiang, H., Qian, X., Li, M., Lynn, H., Fan, Y., Jiang, H., He, F., He, G. (2012). Can physical activity reduce excessive gestational weight gain? Findings from a Chinese urban pregnant women cohort study. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9(9th February 2012), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Li, M., Dibley, M. (2012). Child and adolescent obesity in Asia. In Louise A. Baur, Stephen M. Twigg, Roger S.Magnusson (Eds.), A Modern Epidemic: Expert Perspectives on Obesity and Diabetes, (pp. 171-188). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Chow, M., Li, M., Quine, S. (2012). Client Satisfaction and Unmet Needs Assessment: Evaluation of an HIV Ambulatory Health Care Facility in Sydney, Australia. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, 24(2), 406-414. [More Information]
  • Yang, T., Xu, X., Li, M., Rockett, I., Zhu, W., Ellison-Barnes, A. (2012). Mental Health Status and Related Characteristics of Chinese Male Rural-Urban Migrant Workers. Community Mental Health Journal, 48(3), 342-351. [More Information]
  • Li, M., Eastman, C. (2012). The changing epidemiology of iodine deficiency. Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 8(7), 434-440. [More Information]
  • Yang, T., Rockett, I., Li, M., Xu, X., Gu, Y. (2012). Tobacco advertising, environmental smoking bans, and smoking in Chinese urban areas. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 124(1-2), 121-127. [More Information]

2011

  • Yang, T., Abdullah, A., Rockett, I., Li, M., Zhou, Y., Ma, J., Ji, H., Zheng, J., Zhang, Y., Wang, L. (2011). Assessment of Tobacco Control Advocacy Behavioural Capacity Among Students at Schools of Public Health in China. Tobacco Control, 20(1), 20-25. [More Information]

2010

  • Li, M., Eastman, C. (2010). Neonatal TSH screening: is it a sensitive and reliable tool for monitoring iodine status in populations? Best Practice and Research: Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (Online), 24(1), 63-75. [More Information]
  • Chow, M., Quine, S., Li, M. (2010). The benefits of using a mixed methods approach - quantitative with qualitative - to identify client satisfaction and unmet needs in an HIV healthcare centre. AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/Hiv, 22(4), 491-498. [More Information]

2009

  • Li, M., Eastman, C., Chen, Z. (2009). Healthcare service delivery in achieving sustained elimination of iodine deficiency disorders: a case study. In Preedy V; Burrow G; Watson R (Eds.), Comprehensive Handbook of Iodine, (pp. 825-834). United States: Elsevier.
  • Li, M., McKelleher, N., Moses, T., Mark, J., Byth, K., Ma, G., Eastman, C. (2009). Iodine nutritional status of children on the island of Tanna, Republic of Vanuatu. Public Health Nutrition, 12(9), 1512-1518. [More Information]
  • Eastman, C., Li, M. (2009). The current state of iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) in Australia and the Pacific States. In Preedy V; Burrow G; Watson R (Eds.), Comprehensive Handbook of Iodine, (pp. 1227-1232). United States: Elsevier.

2008

  • Eastman, C., Li, M., Cavalli-Sforza, T. (2008). Iodine nutritional status in Tibet. The Lancet, 372, 887-888. [More Information]

2007

  • Li, M., Chapman, S., Agho, K., Eastman, C. (2007). Can even minimal news coverage influence consumer health related behaviour? A case study of iodised salt sales, Australia. Health Education Research, 23(3), 543-548. [More Information]
  • Li, M., Byth Wilson, K., Eastman, C. (2007). Childhood overweight and obesity by Socio-economic Indexes for Areas. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(3), 195-195. [More Information]
  • Eastman, C., Li, M., Eastman, C. (2007). Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) in the Asia Pacific Region. Hot Thyroidology, , 1-6.

2006

  • Li, M., Eastman, C., Waite, K., Ma, G., Zacharin, M., Topliss, D., Harding, P., Walsh, J., Ward, L., Mortimer, R., Byth Wilson, K., et al (2006). Are Australian children iodine deficient? Results of the Australian National Iodine Nutrition Study. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(4), 165-169. [More Information]
  • Li, M., Waite, K., Ma, G., Eastman, C. (2006). Declining iodine content of milk and re-emergence of iodine deficiency in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(6), 307-307.
  • Li, M. (2006). National Iodine Nutrition Study. Endocrine Society of Australia Scientific Seminar Series.

2005

  • Li, M., Eastman, C., Cavalli-Sforza, T. (2005). Fighting IDD in Tibet. IDD Newsletter, 21(4), 16-18.
  • Li, M., Ma, G., Waite, K., Eastman, C. (2005). The Australian National Iodine Nutrition Study (NINS). 13th International Thyroid Congress.
  • Qian, M., Wang, D., Watkins, W., Gebski, V., Yan, Y., Li, M., Chen, Z. (2005). The effects of iodine on intelligence in children: a meta-analysis of studies conducted in China. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 14(1), 32-42. [More Information]
  • Li, M. (2005). Towards Sustainable Elimination of IDD in the Asia Pacific Region. 56th Session of WHO WPRO Committees Meeting.

2004

  • Eastman, C., Li, M. (2004). Tibet. In B Hetzel (Eds.), Towards the global elimination of brain damage due to iodine deficiency, (pp. 396-407). Oxford University Press.
  • Li, M., Eastman, C. (2004). Towards IDD Elimination in Tibet: Then and Now. IDD Newsletter, 20(3), 38-41.

2003

  • Li, M., Eastman, C. (2003). Working with funding agencies in the delivery of healthcare in the Asia Pacific region. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(1), 13-16.

2001

  • Li, M., Ma, G., Guttikonda, K., Boyages, S., Eastman, C. (2001). The Re-emergence of Iodine Deficiency in Sydney, Australia. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 10(3), 200-203.

2000

  • Li, M., Fearnley, R., Guttikonda, K., Boyages, S., Ma, G., Eastman, C. (2000). Iodine Deficiency in Sydney, Australia. 12th International Thyroid Congress.
  • Li, M. (2000). Medical Education in Australia. Medicine On-Line, 4(6), 69-71.

1997

  • Wang, J., Harris, M., Amos, B., Li, M., Wang, X., Zhang, J., Chen, R. (1997). A ten-year review of the iodine deficiency disorders program of the People's Republic of China. Journal of Public Health Policy, 18(2), 219-241.
  • Pitsiavus, V., Smerdely, P., Li, M., Boyages, S. (1997). Endemic goitre in central China caused by excessive iodine intake. European Journal of Endocrinology, 137, 89-98.
  • Li, M., Boyages, S. (1997). Expression of beta-2 thyroid hormone receptor in euthyroid and hypothyroid rat pituitary gland: an in situ hybridisation and immunocytochemical study. Brain Research, 773(1-2), 125-131.

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