Dr Judith McInnes
BSc (Hons), MPH, PhD
Teaching Associate; BRANZ Research Fellow
Phone: +61 3 9903 0359
Judith McInnes has recently completed her PhD within the Monash Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health (MonCOEH) where she investigated the relationship between high ambient temperature and risk of work-related injury. Her thesis includes a comparative evaluation of several large population-level datasets for epidemiological research purposes, and a review of current regulatory policies to mitigate the risk of harm to workers from hot weather.
Previous to her Doctoral studies, Judith was a Research Assistant within the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, during which time she was the Project Officer for a number of studies studies investigating the attitudes, knowledge and practices of health care providers regarding the minimisation of harm to older people from extreme hot weather and is lead co-author of the Victorian Department of Health publication "Residential Aged Care Services Heatwave Ready Resource". She completed a Master of Public Health degree at Monash University in 2009. Judy has extensive experience teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in several Public Health and Biological Science sub-disciplines at La Trobe and Monash Universities.