Our People


Adjunct, Clinical & Honorary Appointments

  • Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder AO, Emeritus Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine, Chair, Western Sydney Local Health District Board
  • Adjunct Professor Abby Bloom, Non-Executive Director and Chair, Customer Strategy, Health, Environment and Research Committee at Sydney Water; Non-executive Director; Chair - Finance, Performance and Capital Works Committee at Western Sydney Local Health District; Member, Advisory Board, Griffith (University) Enterprise at Griffith Enterprise
  • Honorary Professor Peter Heywood
  • Honorary Professor Sallie Pearson, Centre for Big Data Research in Health (CBDRH), UNSW
  • Honorary Professor Luis Salvador-Carulla, Research School of Population Health, ANU College of Health and Medicine, Australian National University
  • Adjunct Professor George Rubin, Associate Medical Executive Director - Epidemiology, Safety and Quality at South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
  • Honorary Professor Farhat Yusuf, AM, Emeritus Professor, Department of Marketing and Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Macquarie University, Sydney
  • Honorary Associate Professor, Thomas Astel-Burt. Associate Professor in Public and Population Health, University of Wollongong
  • Dr Anne-marie Boxall, Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Systems Policy Division, Department of Health
  • Honorary Associate Professor Ruth Colagiuri
  • Adjunct Associate Professor John Eastwood, Director Healthy Homes and Neighbourhoods Integrated Care Initiative & Director Community Pediatrics, Child & Family Clinical Services, Community Health
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Christine Giles, Executive Director, Cancer Australia
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Mary Haines Health Services Research Director, Sax Institute
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Megan Keaney Senior Medical Adviser, Medicare Reviews Unit, Department of Health
  • Honorary Associate Professor Paul Lancaster
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Paul Nicolarakis Capital Markets CRC, Health practice principal
  • Visiting Associate Professor Nate Osgood
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Lesley Russell
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Annette Schmiede, Executive Leader, BUPA Health Foundaiton; Chair, UQ Health Care; board member, Northern Sydney Local Health District (LHD) and council member at the Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association.
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Frederic (Freddy) Sitas Health Intelligence Manager, NPS MedicineWise
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Lennert Veerman Senior Health Economist, Cancer Council NSW
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Sonia Wutzke, Deputy Director, The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre, Sax Institute
  • Dr Cathie Hull, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Senior emergency doctor at Ryde Hospital, medical academic at NSW Health.
  • Adjunct Senior Lecturer Mr Paul Klarenaar Director, North Sydney Local Health District Health Promotion
  • Dr Milton Lewis, Honorary Senior Research Fellow
  • Dr Jo-An Atkinson, Adjunct Lecturer, Research Fellow, The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre, Sax Institute
  • Amanda Dominello, Adjunct Lecturer, Senior Research Manager, Sax Institute
  • Dr Shauna Downs, Honorary Research Fellow, Research Fellow, Earth Institute & Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University
  • Dr Jennifer Hunter, Research Fellow. General Practitioner, Sydney Integrative Medicine
  • Honorary Lecturer Masoud Mirzaei, Associate Professor at Yazd Cardiovascular Research Centre, Iran
  • Dr Julie Schneider, Honorary Lecturer
  • Dr Andrey Zheluk, Adjunct Lecturer, Program Convenor (P/T), Health Science and Social Science at Western Sydney University

Research Students

Primary Supervision
Candidate Award Project Title Project supervisor Comments
Mohammed Senitan Alharbi PhD The referral system of Non-Communicable diseases: Identifying Strategies for Better Care Coordination James Gillespie  
Tim Badgery-Parker PhD The right patients receiving the right care at the right time. Adam Elshaug  
Jason Bentley PhD A healthy start to life: Using linked administrative data for population-based Natasha Nassar  
Diana Bond PhD Evaluation of probiotics for the prevention of mastitis in breastfeeding women: the APProve randomised placebo-controlled trial Natasha Nassar  
Kelsey Chalmers PhD Utilising big data in the search for low-value health care. Adam Elshaug  
Susan Clarke PhD Gatekeeping in the Australian Health System Andrew Wilson  
Brendan Clifford M Phil Policy action on health equity: Housing First as a case study using a systems approach to policy analysis. Andrew Wilson  
Moira Dunsmore M Phil Social capital (SC) theory as a framework to address the structural and cognitive dimensions of dual sensory impairment (DSI) in the elderly Australian population James Gillespie  
Samantha Eid PhD Understanding Patient Engagement in Healthcare: Measuring Patient-Reported Outcomes for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis Andrew Wilson  
Xiaoqi Feng PhD Where we live, who we are, or what we think? Epidemiological studies on the interplay between neighbourhood socioeconomic circumstances, gender, and actual and perceived weight status. Andrew Wilson  
Angla Littleford PhD Australian health policy and innovation for ageing and chronic disease management James Gillespie  
Claire Pearce PhD Systems change required to engage health services in chronic disease prevention. Andrew Wilson  
Elizabeth Seil PhD Alternative payment models for Australian healthcare Adam Elshaug  
Deborah Schaler PhD Systems change required to engage services in chronic disease prevention James Gillespie  
Selvanaayagam Shanmuganathan PhD Management and leadership characteristics in chronic disease management programs: Is there a role? Andrew Wilson  
Jason Soon PhD Nudging clinicians away from low-value care Adam Elshaug  

Auxilliary Supervision (if not listed above)
  • Professor Adam Elshaug
    Jonathan Brett (University of New South Wales)
    Samantha Eid (University of Sydney)
  • Professor Andrew Wilson
    Andrew Levula, (Faculty of Engineering, University of Sydney)
    Jega Janani (Jan) Muhunthan, The George Institute for Global Health
  • Associate Professor James Gillespie
    Muhammad Rabiul Hasan (School of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Sydney)
    Fiona Pacey (Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney)
  • Dr Anne Marie Thow
    Basma Al Ansari (Central Clinical School, University of Sydney)
    Penny Farrell (School of Public Health, University of Sydney)
    Alexandra Jones (The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney)
    Jenny Kaldor (Faculty of Law, University of Sydney)
    Erica Reeve (Deakin University)
    Gyambo Sithey (School of Public Health, University of Sydney)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Freddy Sitas
    Usha Salagame (School of Public Health, University of Sydney)
    Donna Cho (School of Public Health, University of Sydney)