Our staff

Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine staff

Head of Division


Professor Amanda Thrift

Research Administration Officer

  • Lana Coleman

PhD candidates

  • Christopher Karayiannis (2015 - )
    • Central Blood Pressure and the Ageing Brain
  • Mr David Ung (2016 - )
    • Use of chronic disease management plans post-stroke, and association with outcomes
  • Dr Anna Balabanski (2017 - )
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stroke incidence, mortality and disability
  • Dr Ronil Chandra (2018 - )
    • Unruptured cerebral aneurysms: to treat or not to treat?
  • Ms Rajshree Thapa (2018 -)
    • Progress and prospects for the control of non-communicable disease
  • Mr Mulugeta Molla Birhanu (2018 - )
    • Predicting risk of vascular disease in rural disadvantaged India
  • Dr Sojib Bin Zaman (2019 - )
    • Task shifting management pre-diabetes and diabetes in resource-poor settings in rural India

Honoraries