Alexandra Bhatti

Associate Lecturer

Health Systems and Populations, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Contact Details

Tel: (02) 9850 2480


Level 3 75T Building 75 Talavera Road, Macquarie University

Alexandra Bhatti is an Associate Lecturer in Public Health for the Department of Health Systems and Populations. Prior to joining Macquarie University, she worked as a health research analyst for The Economist Intelligence Unit in London producing high quality rapid analysis of health research for a range of audiences.

Alexandra gained a Masters in International Public Health with merit from The University of Sydney in 2008 and has worked in advisory and policy roles for professional bodies in both the UK and Australia. She has also worked for NSW Health in the area of immunisation and as a Clinical Lead for the National eHealth Transition Authority (NeHTA).

Her background is in clinical physiotherapy where she worked in the areas of orthopaedics, community rehabilitation, spinal rehabilitation and paediatrics as well as with a multidisciplinary team for Orthopaedic Outreach in Fiji.


BAppSc (Physiotherapy),  MIntPH, with merit

Research Interest 

  • Health protection programs
  • eHealth
  • Tobacco control
  • Aid effectiveness and the co-ordination of development aid in international settings.

Select Publications 

  1. Peiris DP, Joshi R, Webster RJ et al. An Electronic Clinical Decision Support Tool to Assist Primary Care Providers in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Management: Development and Mixed Methods Evaluation. Journal Medical Internet Research, October 2009.
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