Professor Melissa Haswell

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Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work


Personal details

Positions

Professor
Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work
Kelvin Grove Q Block Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects

Discipline

Public Health and Health Services

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of London)

Professional memberships and associations


  • International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (Member of the Scientific Committee for ISEE Conference 2017);
  • International Association for the Prevention of Suicide
  • Climate and Health Alliance
  • Public Health Association Australia (Ecology and Environment Special Interest Group & Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Special Interest Group)
  • Doctors for the Environment Australia (Honorary Member)
  • Protect Sydney’s Water Alliance

Teaching

Recent and Current Unit Coordination and Delivery at QUT


  • PUN620 Concepts of Environmental Health
  • PUN015 Environmental Management and Sustainability
  • PUN617 Health, Safety and Environment Leadership and Management
  • PUP415 Occupational Health

Awards


  • CAPHIA (Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australiasia) Award for Excellence in Public Health Teaching (2018)
  • UNSW Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence for Programs that Enhance Learning; Team Award with Muru Marri (with Lisa Jackson Pulver, Megan Williams, Sally Fitzpatrick) (2014)
  • Post-Graduate Supervision Award, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW (2013)

Past Teaching Experience


  • Established and led a University of Queensland Torres Strait Island micro-campus, recruited and managed academic affairs for four student cohorts leading to over 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates from Far North Queensland
  • Delivered 14 different undergraduate courses within the Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Indigenous Primary Health Care) degree; University of Queensland Brisbane and Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Area campuses
  • Developed and delivered four postgraduate electives in the Masters of Public Health (University of Queensland and University of New South Wales) in Environmental Health (6 times); Indigenous Health and Wellbeing across the Lifespan (5 times); Mental Health Promotion (twice); Psychosocial Aspects of Traumatic Loss (twice)

Publications

QUT ePrints

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Supervision