Professor Hilary Bambrick

PhD; BA (Hons); BSc; Grad Cert Higher Ed
Director, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health
College of Health & Medicine
T: 02 6125 2837

Areas of expertise

  • Epidemiology 111706

Research interests

Health impacts of climate change and variability (scenario-based modelling and strategic planning)

  • asthma and allergy
  • vector-borne disease
  • impacts on indigenous communities and other vulnerable groups
  • urban adaptation opportunities

Role of the natural and built environment in disease prevention and health promotion

  • obesity and physical activity
  • healthy ageing
  • climate
  • housing
  • urban design
  • transport

 

Biography

Professor Hilary Bambrick is Director of the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health.

 

Researcher's projects

CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship - Health Cluster
Thermal stress, urban environments and health http://climatehealthcluster.org/?page_id=29

NHMRC Project Grant
Health impacts of climate change on Indigenous Australians. Identifying climate thresholds to enable the development of informed adaptation strategies.

NHMRC Project Grant
Obesity, overweight and hospitalisation: Identifying interventions to prevent adverse health outcomes.

NHMRC Capacity Building Grant
OSPREY: Building capacity for research to improve health services for mothers, babies and children.

NHMRC Preventive Healthcare and Strengthening Australia’s Social and Economic Fabric Strategic Awards
Understanding the impact of social, economic and geographic disadvantage on the health of Australians in mid to later life: Where are the opportunities for prevention?

 

Publications

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