Dr Nicola Ball

BMed/MD (UNSW), GradCertPopHlthSt (UWA)
Research Fellow
ANU College of Health and Medicine
T: 61 2 6125 6044

Areas of expertise

  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health And Wellbeing 4504
  • Public Health 4206
  • Social Determinants Of Health 420606

Research interests

  • Tobacco control
  • Social and commercial determinants of health and wellbeing
  • Paediatric lung health


 Dr Nicola Ball is a medical doctor and early-career public health professional. Her research interests include tobacco control, lung health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing.

Nicola works as a Research Fellow on the Tobacco Free program at the National Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing Research. Her primary work is an evaluation of the Tackling Indigenous Smoking program. The evaluation will focus on implementation quality and efficiency, and quantify the impact and outcomes of the Tackling Indigenous Smoking Regional Tobacco Control Grants on smoking prevalence and other tobacco-related indicators.



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Updated:  18 July 2024 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers