Associate Professor Leena Gupta

Clinical Associate Professor
School of Public HealthClinical Director, Population Health, Director, Public Health, Sydney Local Health District

Member of the Charles Perkins Centre

A27 - Edward Ford Building
The University of Sydney

Selected grants

2015

  • The Integrated Mental Health Atlas of Sydney Local Health District; Salvador-Carulla L, Glozier N, Eades P, Hong S, Gupta L, Morgan G, Bennett-Levy J, Astell-Burt T, Gillespie J, Fernandez Sanchez A; DVC Research/HMR+ Implementation Fund - University.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Quinn, E., Najjar, Z., Huhtinen, E., Jegasothy, E., Gupta, L. (2019). Culture-positive shigellosis cases are epidemiologically different to culture-negative/PCR-positive cases. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 43(1), 41-45. [More Information]
  • Najjar, Z., Quinn, E., Anderson, T., Sheppeard, V., Gupta, L. (2019). Surveillance methods to detect the impact of a significant cold chain breach. Vaccine, 37(30), 3950-3952. [More Information]
  • Stephens, A., Blyth, F., Gupta, L., Broome, R. (2018). Age and cause-of-death contributions to area socioeconomic, sex and remoteness differences in life expectancy in New South Wales, 2010�2012. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 42(2), 180-185. [More Information]
  • Quinn, E., Johnstone, T., Najjar, Z., Cains, T., Tan, G., Huhtinen, E., Nilsson, S., Burgess, S., Dunn, M., Gupta, L. (2018). Lessons Learned From Implementing an Incident Command System During a Local Multiagency Response to a Legionnaires' Disease Cluster in Sydney, NSW. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 12(4), 539-542. [More Information]
  • Johnstone, T., Quinn, E., Tobin, S., Davis, R., Najjar, Z., Battye, B., Gupta, L. (2018). Seven cases of probable endotoxin poisoning related to contaminated glutathione infusions. Epidemiology and Infection, 146(7), 931-934. [More Information]
  • Cavanagh, K., Johnstone, T., Huhtinen, E., Najjar, Z., Lorentzos, P., Shadbolt, C., Shields, J., Gupta, L. (2017). Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigation in a High-Profile Sports Club. Sports Medicine - Open, 3(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Dowsett, M., Quinn, E., Gupta, L. (2017). Legionnaires' disease cluster investigation in Sydney. Medical Journal of Australia, 206(7), 325-325.e1. [More Information]
  • Stephens, A., Gupta, L., Thackway, S., Broome, R. (2017). Socioeconomic, remoteness and sex differences in life expectancy in New South Wales, Australia, 2001-2012: a population-based study. BMJ Open, 7(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Najjar, Z., Gupta, L., Pritchard-Jones, J., Strasser, S., Levy, M., Liaw, S., Cowle, B. (2016). A survey of Sydney general practitioners' management of patients with chronic hepatitis B. Medical Journal of Australia, 204(2), 74.e1-74.e4. [More Information]
  • Ingleton, A., Hope, K., Najjar, Z., Templeton, D., Gupta, L. (2016). Characteristics of gonorrhoea cases notified in inner and south-western Sydney, Australia: Results of population-based enhanced surveillance. Sexual Health, 13(5), 484-488. [More Information]
  • Merritt, T., Hope, K., Butler, M., Durrheim, D., Gupta, L., Najjar, Z., Conaty, S., Boonwatt, L., Fletcher, S. (2016). Effect of antiviral prophylaxis on influenza outbreaks in aged care facilities in three local health districts in New South Wales, Australia, 2014. Western Pacific Surveillance and Response, 7(1), 14-20. [More Information]
  • Bateman-Steel, C., Vyas, A., Gupta, L. (2015). General practitioner management of notifiable diseases is central to communicable disease control. Medical Journal of Australia, 202(10), 524-525. [More Information]
  • Vyas, A., Ingleton, A., Huhtinen, E., Hope, K., Najjar, Z., Gupta, L. (2015). Influenza outbreak preparedness: lessons from outbreaks in residential care facilities in 2014. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 39(2), e204-e207.
  • Gupta, L., Sintchenko, V. (2015). Listeriosis cluster in Sydney linked to hospital food. Medical Journal of Australia, 202(8), 448-449. [More Information]
  • Sly, P., Chase, R., Kolbe, J., Gupta, L., Thompson, P., Olver, I., Daube, M., Vallance, D. (2010). Asbestos still poses a threat to global health: now is the time for action. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(4), 198-199. [More Information]
  • Mannes, T., Forssman, B., Gupta, L., Ferson, M., Christopher, S., McAnulty, J., Musto, J. (2008). Investigation of an outbreak of acute illness in a school group visiting Sydney, September 2006. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 19, 20-23. [More Information]
  • Forssman, B., Gupta, L. (2007). Enhanced surveillance of hepatitis B infection in inner-western Sydney. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 18, 115-118. [More Information]
  • Forssman, B., Mannes, P., Musto, J., Gottlieb, T., Robertson, G., Natoli, J., Shadbolt, C., Biffin, B., Gupta, L. (2007). Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor cluster in Sydney linked to imported whitebait. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(6), 345-347. [More Information]
  • Forssman, B., Gupta, L., Burgess, G. (2006). A case study of the evaluation of a public health intervention. Australian Health Review, 30(4), 458-61. [More Information]
  • Forssman, B., Gupta, L., Mills, K. (2006). A tuberculosis contact investigation involving two private nursing homes inner western Sydney in 2004. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 17(3-4), 44-47. [More Information]
  • Gupta, L., Shah, S., Ward, J. (2006). Educational and health service needs of Australian general practitioners in managing hepatitis C. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 21(4), 694-699. [More Information]
  • Forssman, B., Gupta, L., Salmon, S., Fritsche, L., Irvine, K., Moomer, M. (2005). Communicable Diseases Report, May and June 2005. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 16, 131-40. [More Information]
  • Sathanandan, D., Gupta, L., Liu, B., Rutherford, A., Lane, J. (2005). Factors associated with low immunity to rubella infection on antenatal screening. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 45(5), 435-438. [More Information]
  • Sathanandan, D., Burgess, G., Gupta, L., Maywood, P. (2005). The public health response to a case of hepatitis A in a food handler at a large Sydney club. Environmental Health, 5, 77-80.

2019

  • Quinn, E., Najjar, Z., Huhtinen, E., Jegasothy, E., Gupta, L. (2019). Culture-positive shigellosis cases are epidemiologically different to culture-negative/PCR-positive cases. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 43(1), 41-45. [More Information]
  • Najjar, Z., Quinn, E., Anderson, T., Sheppeard, V., Gupta, L. (2019). Surveillance methods to detect the impact of a significant cold chain breach. Vaccine, 37(30), 3950-3952. [More Information]

2018

  • Stephens, A., Blyth, F., Gupta, L., Broome, R. (2018). Age and cause-of-death contributions to area socioeconomic, sex and remoteness differences in life expectancy in New South Wales, 2010�2012. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 42(2), 180-185. [More Information]
  • Quinn, E., Johnstone, T., Najjar, Z., Cains, T., Tan, G., Huhtinen, E., Nilsson, S., Burgess, S., Dunn, M., Gupta, L. (2018). Lessons Learned From Implementing an Incident Command System During a Local Multiagency Response to a Legionnaires' Disease Cluster in Sydney, NSW. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 12(4), 539-542. [More Information]
  • Johnstone, T., Quinn, E., Tobin, S., Davis, R., Najjar, Z., Battye, B., Gupta, L. (2018). Seven cases of probable endotoxin poisoning related to contaminated glutathione infusions. Epidemiology and Infection, 146(7), 931-934. [More Information]

2017

  • Cavanagh, K., Johnstone, T., Huhtinen, E., Najjar, Z., Lorentzos, P., Shadbolt, C., Shields, J., Gupta, L. (2017). Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigation in a High-Profile Sports Club. Sports Medicine - Open, 3(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Dowsett, M., Quinn, E., Gupta, L. (2017). Legionnaires' disease cluster investigation in Sydney. Medical Journal of Australia, 206(7), 325-325.e1. [More Information]
  • Stephens, A., Gupta, L., Thackway, S., Broome, R. (2017). Socioeconomic, remoteness and sex differences in life expectancy in New South Wales, Australia, 2001-2012: a population-based study. BMJ Open, 7(1), 1-8. [More Information]

2016

  • Najjar, Z., Gupta, L., Pritchard-Jones, J., Strasser, S., Levy, M., Liaw, S., Cowle, B. (2016). A survey of Sydney general practitioners' management of patients with chronic hepatitis B. Medical Journal of Australia, 204(2), 74.e1-74.e4. [More Information]
  • Ingleton, A., Hope, K., Najjar, Z., Templeton, D., Gupta, L. (2016). Characteristics of gonorrhoea cases notified in inner and south-western Sydney, Australia: Results of population-based enhanced surveillance. Sexual Health, 13(5), 484-488. [More Information]
  • Merritt, T., Hope, K., Butler, M., Durrheim, D., Gupta, L., Najjar, Z., Conaty, S., Boonwatt, L., Fletcher, S. (2016). Effect of antiviral prophylaxis on influenza outbreaks in aged care facilities in three local health districts in New South Wales, Australia, 2014. Western Pacific Surveillance and Response, 7(1), 14-20. [More Information]

2015

  • Bateman-Steel, C., Vyas, A., Gupta, L. (2015). General practitioner management of notifiable diseases is central to communicable disease control. Medical Journal of Australia, 202(10), 524-525. [More Information]
  • Vyas, A., Ingleton, A., Huhtinen, E., Hope, K., Najjar, Z., Gupta, L. (2015). Influenza outbreak preparedness: lessons from outbreaks in residential care facilities in 2014. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 39(2), e204-e207.
  • Gupta, L., Sintchenko, V. (2015). Listeriosis cluster in Sydney linked to hospital food. Medical Journal of Australia, 202(8), 448-449. [More Information]

2010

  • Sly, P., Chase, R., Kolbe, J., Gupta, L., Thompson, P., Olver, I., Daube, M., Vallance, D. (2010). Asbestos still poses a threat to global health: now is the time for action. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(4), 198-199. [More Information]

2008

  • Mannes, T., Forssman, B., Gupta, L., Ferson, M., Christopher, S., McAnulty, J., Musto, J. (2008). Investigation of an outbreak of acute illness in a school group visiting Sydney, September 2006. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 19, 20-23. [More Information]

2007

  • Forssman, B., Gupta, L. (2007). Enhanced surveillance of hepatitis B infection in inner-western Sydney. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 18, 115-118. [More Information]
  • Forssman, B., Mannes, P., Musto, J., Gottlieb, T., Robertson, G., Natoli, J., Shadbolt, C., Biffin, B., Gupta, L. (2007). Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor cluster in Sydney linked to imported whitebait. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(6), 345-347. [More Information]

2006

  • Forssman, B., Gupta, L., Burgess, G. (2006). A case study of the evaluation of a public health intervention. Australian Health Review, 30(4), 458-61. [More Information]
  • Forssman, B., Gupta, L., Mills, K. (2006). A tuberculosis contact investigation involving two private nursing homes inner western Sydney in 2004. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 17(3-4), 44-47. [More Information]
  • Gupta, L., Shah, S., Ward, J. (2006). Educational and health service needs of Australian general practitioners in managing hepatitis C. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 21(4), 694-699. [More Information]

2005

  • Forssman, B., Gupta, L., Salmon, S., Fritsche, L., Irvine, K., Moomer, M. (2005). Communicable Diseases Report, May and June 2005. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 16, 131-40. [More Information]
  • Sathanandan, D., Gupta, L., Liu, B., Rutherford, A., Lane, J. (2005). Factors associated with low immunity to rubella infection on antenatal screening. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 45(5), 435-438. [More Information]
  • Sathanandan, D., Burgess, G., Gupta, L., Maywood, P. (2005). The public health response to a case of hepatitis A in a food handler at a large Sydney club. Environmental Health, 5, 77-80.

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