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Dr Joanne Enticott is a 2019 Data-Driven Fellow with a mandate to develop Learning Health Systems Data Hubs, and funded by Monash Partners AHRTC and Medical Research Future Fund. She is also a Senior Research Fellow and Biostatistician at the Department of General Practice and Health Services Research Coordinator at Southern Synergy Department of Psychiatry, Monash University. Dr Enticott is lead of Department of General Practice research theme: Primary Care Practice Data and Linkage to inform Policy and Practice. She leads data linkage projects in a secure, privacy-preserving manner, using General Practice data linked with other health datasets such as inpatient hospital admissions.

Dr Enticott's research is making an impact, see the Australian Federal Govt report:  Australia's health 2018 by the AIHW, which cites two of her research projects.

Dr Enticott is a mid-career researcher specialising in translational clinical & health services research, data-driven research, informatics and biostatistics. Since being awarded a PhD in 2012, Dr Enticott has utilised a strong biostatistical skillset to design and conduct policy relevant multidisciplinary research in fields spanning health services equity, epidemiology, primary care, mental health, and health economics. Dr Enticott’s research into Australian mental health inequity has been the focus of both national and international media. Her growing reputation is furthered by her research productivity and quality as evidenced by 74 publications, 53 of these generated since 2014. Overall, she has 57 peer-reviewed articles (15 first-author,26 second-author), a book chapter, 13 research reports and 3 media articles. Dr Enticott in past 5 years has been awarded a national (2019) and international Fellowship (2015), and has given over 20 national and seven international conference presentations.  

Joanne works with collaborative partners on the data linkage projects, which include the South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network, Monash Health, Outcome Health, Peter Mac and Monash Partners.

Joanne is a member on the Advisory Committee for the Victorian statewide evaluation of the Place-based Suicide Prevention Programs.

Joanne is a current member on the Data-Driven Healthcare and Infomatics Committee, Monash Partners.

Joanne has a h-index of 18


Looking for a Research Supervisor
Dr Joanne Enticott supervises BMedSc students each year - and one of them, Dr Sam Cooper, received an award for achieving the highest grade in the Bachelor of Medical Science(Honours) degree in 2107. Read about his research hereIf you are a student looking for a research supervisor, then consider: joanne.enticott@monash.edu.au and see Student Projects link


RECENT WORK: Cheng IH, Advocat J, Vasi S, Enticott JC, et al. A rapid review of evidence-based information, best practices and lessons learned in addressing the health needs of refugees and migrants: report to the World Health Organization. Melbourne; 2018

MEDIA: See article in The Coversation that attracted media attention here.

Read the New York Times article that discusses her research here.

NEWTeam V, Tuck M, Reeves J, Way M, Enticott J, Evans S, Weller CD (Accepted) Pressure injury data in Australian acute care settings: A comparison of three datasets. International Wound Journal. IN PRESS

NEWPredictors of ED attendance in older patients with chronic disease: A data linkage study. Australian Health Review. IN PRESS

NEW: Developmental outcomes of children with hearing loss in a national cohort of school-entry Australian children. Australian Journal of Primary Health. Online Ahead of Print: http://www.publish.csiro.au/PY/PY18162


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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne


Masters of Science (Research), University of Melbourne


Graduate Diploma in Clinical Audiology, University of Melbourne


Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), University of Melbourne


External positions

Senior Research Fellow, CRE Suicide Prevention, Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney

1 Jul 201731 Dec 2017

Senior Research Fellow, Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) Institute

13 Nov 20151 Jul 2017

Research area keywords

  • Clinical Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Health services research
  • Mental health
  • Vulnerable groups
  • Primary Care

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Projects 2011 2023

Research Output 2003 2020

An intervention to improve general practice connections for dental patients

Shankumar, R., Russell, G., Clifford, S., Long, K. M. & Enticott, J., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Community-Dwelling Older Women: The Association Between Living Alone and Use of a Home Nursing Service

Joe, A., Dickins, M., Enticott, J., Ogrin, R. & Lowthian, J., 27 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. p. 1-9.e2 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access


2013 Advancing Women's Research Success Award

Joanne Enticott (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

2013 Early Career Researcher Travel Bursary, AU$750

Joanne Enticott (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

2013 Sir Richard Stawell Award of High Commendation for publication:

Joanne Enticott (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

2013 Travel Grant, AU$2,250

Joanne Enticott (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

2014 Early Career Researcher Travel Bursary, AU$750

Joanne Enticott (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2016 2016

  • 1 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Australian Academy of Science (External organisation)

Joanne Enticott (Member)
6 May 201623 Jul 2016

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Press / Media

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1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities