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I am a public health researcher with a specific interest and experience in global environmental health and infectious disease epidemiology. My research is focused on health risk assessment of climate change and identification/designing of sustainable adaptational strategies to protect human health from the impacts of climate change. I am also interested in diagnosis, distribution and transmission of microbial pathogens of clinical importance and understanding the role of environmental factors in disease transmission. I use statistical, qualitative and molecular research techniques to understand environmental, biological and social determinants of human health and propose suitable interventional strategies.

Research interests

  • Climate change and human health
  • Environmental epidemiology
  • Child health
  • Infectious diseases epidemiology
  • Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH)

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 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Public Health, PhD, University of Adelaide

19 Feb 201830 May 2022

Award Date: 30 May 2022

External positions

Adjunct Research Fellow, University of Adelaide

1 Sep 2022 → …

Research area keywords

  • Climate Change and Health
  • Environmental Epidemiology
  • Child health
  • Infectious Disease
  • Water Sanitation and Hygiene


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