Professor Peter Butterworth

ANU College of Health and Medicine

Areas of expertise

  • Epidemiology 111706
  • Health Promotion 111712
  • Environmental And Occupational Health And Safety 111705
  • Mental Health 111714
  • Developmental Psychology And Ageing 170102
  • Social Policy 160512
  • Demography 1603



Peter Butterworth is a Professor at the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing in the Research School of Population Health. His academic background and research experience is in (psychiatric) epidemiology, psychology and biostatistics. His broad research interests include the social causes and social consequences of common mental disorders across the lifecourse. Prof Butterworth seeks to undertake policy-relevant research and has a strong track record of partnership with policymakers from a range of Commonwealth government departments.





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