Dr Bianca Calabria

BPsych(Hons) PhD
Research Fellow
ANU College of Health and Medicine
T: +61 2 6125 7275

Areas of expertise

  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health 111701
  • Health And Community Services 111708
  • Psychology 1701

Research interests

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, and social and emotional wellbeing
  • Program and service improvement
  • Intervention/program evaluation
  • Monitoring and evaluting
  • Family and community safety
  • Drug and alcohol research
  • Chronic disease


Dr Bianca Calabria is experienced in integrating epidemiological and intervention evaluation research to improve health outcomes among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. She is skilled at integrating quantitative and qualitative evidence to inform improvements in data collections and health systems. She has established and maintained partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communities and health care services. She has a strong focus on rigorous real-world research and building capacity in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health settings: she led an evaluation training program for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Care Service staff and contributes to supervision and mentorship of postgraduate students. Bianca’s research has focused on the areas of drug and alcohol, wellbeing, community safety and cardiovascular disease.

Dr Calabria is a Research Fellow at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at the Australian National University and a conjoint Lecturer at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the UNSW Australia. In 2012 she was listed on the UNSW Faculty of Medicine Dean's List.

Dr Calabria is also currently completing a Master of Clinical Psychology at the Australian National University and on completion aims to integrate clinical and program evaluation expertise to improve evidence-based practice.



Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

Return to top

Updated:  30 May 2024 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers