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Monash teaching commitment

Danijela is Head of the Professional Education Program and Postgraduate Course Coordinator in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. 

Course Coordinator: Monash-Suzhou Master of Health Sciences

Chief Examiner:

  • Chronic disease epidemiology and prevention (MPH5207)
  • Epidemiology of chronic disease (MPH5314)

Unit Coordinator:

  • Introductory epidemiology (MPH5040/6040)
  • Epidemiology: concepts and applications (MPH5305)
  • Chronic disease epidemiology and prevention (MPH5207)
  • Epidemiology of chronic disease (MPH5314)
  • Public health research practicum (PBH3006)
  • Action in biomedical science minor research project (BMS3990)

Supervision interests

Honours, Masters and PhD students with interests in chronic disease prevention and in particular in the effect of physical inactivity and sedentary behaviour on health.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

External positions

Research Fellow/Collaborator, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

15 Feb 2021 → …

Honorary Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

5 Feb 20185 Feb 2024

Research area keywords

  • Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
  • Physical activity
  • Obesity
  • Diet
  • Built Environment
  • Ethnicity
  • Socio-economic determinants of health
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Gender and Health

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