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Ramez Bathish is a PhD candidate and Research Officer at Monash University’s Eastern Health Clinical School, based at Turning Point in the Clinical and Social Research team.

Ramez has more than 15 years experience working in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector in Melbourne with a background in AOD research, community development, harm reduction and community health.

Ramez has worked as a Research Officer at Monash University and Turning Point since 2014 working on a range of clinical trials and observational studies related to alcohol and other drug use including:

Ramez teaches at Monash University in the Graduate Program of Addictive Behaviours and coordinates ASC5010 Gambling, Gaming and other Behavioural Addictions.  Ramez is a member of the Eastern Health Human Research Ethics Committee and is the Language Editor at the International Journal of Drug Policy. 

Research interests

Ramez’s PhD examines people’s experiences of AOD residential rehabilitation using conceptual tools from science and technology studies. 

Ramez's research interests include social and cultural aspects of AOD use, experiences of care and treatment, addiction and recovery concepts, stigma.

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 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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