Dr Thomas Tenkate

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Personal details


Food safety, communicable diseases, food poisoning, mosquito control, ultraviolet radiation


Public Health and Health Services

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


  • Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH) (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  • Master of Applied Science (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Graduate Certificate in Education (Higher Education) (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Graduate Certificate in Management (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Fellow - Environmental Health Australia

  • Fellow - Royal Society of Public Health, United Kingdom

  • Member - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

  • Member - Australian College of Toxicology and Risk Assessment

  • Member - National Environmental Health Association, USA.


Teaching InterestsDr Tenkate coordinates and teaches in PUB332 Sustainable Environments for Health.
He also teaches across the postgraduate environmental health program, particularly in:

  • PUN363 Environmental Health Law

  • PUN364 Food Safety

  • PUN620 Concepts of Environmental Health

  • PUN466 Communicable Diseases

  • PUN467 Public Health Risk Assessment

  • PUN617 Environmental Health Management.


Selected publications

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