Dr Melanie Andersen is a Research Fellow at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of New South Wales, and an Honorary Research Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health.
Melanie has expertise in the social and environmental determinants of health across the life course. Her focus is on collaborative, interdisciplinary work grounded in public health and epidemiology, but informed by fields including sociology, urban planning and cultural studies. Much of her work has taken place in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations to address community priorities.
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- Andersen M, Skinner, A, Williamson A, Fernando P, Wright, D (2018). Housing conditions associated with recurrent gastrointestinal infection in urban Aboriginal children in NSW, Australia: findings from SEARCH. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Online https://doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12786
- Andersen M, Williamson A, Fernando P, Wright, D. and Redman, S (2017). Housing conditions of urban households with Aboriginal children in NSW, Australia: tenure type matters. BMC Public Health 18(1): 70. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4607-y
- Williamson A, Andersen M, Redman S, Dadds M, D’Este C, Daniels J, Eades S, Raphael B (2014). Measuring mental health in Indigenous children and adolescents: A review of the literature from 1998-2008. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 19(2): 260.