Professor Paul Dugdale

BM,BS(Flinders); MA(ANU); MPH(Sydney); PhD(Sydney); FAFPHM(RACP); GAICD.
Clinical Professor
ANU College of Health and Medicine
T: +61434669622

Areas of expertise

  • Health Policy 160508
  • Health Services And Systems 4203
  • Sociology 4410


Paul Dugdale is a public health physician with experience as a policy adviser, senior executive, juristictional chief health officer and hospital staff specialist. He currently consults as Principal Medical Advisor for Aspen Medical Advisory Services Pty Ltd. His clinical practice has been in chronic disease management including obesity medicine. He is Clinical Professor of Public Health in the ANU School of Medicine and Psychology in the College of Health and Medicine. He was previously Chair of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association and is currently President of the Friends of the ANU School of Music.

Researcher's projects

Toward an integrated science of wellbeing (Lead: Elizabeth Rieger)

Smoke, air quality and pregnancy: qualitative research collaboration between College of Health and Medicine and Research School of Social Sciences (Lead: Celia Roberts)

iLAuNCH: supporting Aspen Medical's participation as an industry partner for space medicine, health and wellbeing (Lead: Rosalind Dubs)

THRIVE: supporting Aspen Medical's participation as an industry partner for the ARC Training Centre for Advanced Building Systems Against Airborne Infecton Transmissions (Lead: Lidia Morawska)

Effects of 'Groups 4 Health' on psychosocial barriers to health behaviour change and wellbeing among higher weight people (Lead: Joanne Rathbone)

CARETRACK: Organization of a global research consortium to advance methods for measuring unmet health and social care needs of older people (Lead: Julie Byles)

Development of pathology testing using dried blood-spot technology: collaborative research with Trajan Scientific (with Belinda Whittle)

Impact of COVID-19 on antenatal care in West Nusa Tengara: Collaboration with Mataram University Medical School (Lead: Cut Warnaini)


Current student projects

The political economy of health insurance in Pakistan: PhD candidate Dr Zulfiqar Ali

Digital health transformation in a regional health service: PhD candidate Ms Qingqing Liu

eHealth enhanced chronic disease management in a large regional health service. PhD candidate Ms Yunli Shao

Discourse analysis of refugee health. MChD candidate James Marshall

Quality assurance review of control of a COVID-19 outbreak in the student residences of an Australian university campus. MPH candidate Isabella Corsello


Projects and Grants

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

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Updated:  23 May 2024 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers