Our people

Our people

Our multi-disciplinary approach includes academics, inter-disciplinary experts, and professional staff who support research and study in a wide variety of specialist areas relevant to health.

Head of department

Photo of Janaki Amin

Janaki Amin

Department of Health Sciences

Phone: +61 2 9850 2404

BSc (Hons), MPH (Hons), PhD Professor Janaki Amin is the head of Department of Health Systems and Populations and course director for the Master of Public Health. She is an infectious diseases epidemiologist, working across clinical trials, cohort studies and the analysis of routinely collected population data. She has a...View full profile in our Researcher's database

Emeritus professors

Academic staff

Other academic staff

Dr Behzad Hajarizadeh
Phone: +61 2 9850 2486
Dr Jane Williams
Dr Uche Ngwaba

Inter-disciplinary experts

We maintain close collaborations with inter-disciplinary experts who may teach into our programs, supervise student research projects, and/or collaborate in Departmental research and projects. Note other people from across Macquarie University, the Macquarie Health Sciences Center, and externally, may
also be consulted and or partnered with, when required.

Environmental Health


Frank Siciliano

Lecturer and researcher
  • Data analysis and GIS mapping tasks
  • Social, economic and environmental status of Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
  • ENVS819 - Environmental Health (Unit Convenor)

Paul Beggs

Associate Professor

Wendy Goldstein


Global Health


Aaron Denham
Title: Lecturer
Department of Anthropology

Health and Policy

Centre for the Health Economy
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Policy Analysis
  • Program Evaluation
  • Econometrics
  • Health Technology Assessment
  • Choice Modelling

Ross MacKenzie

  • Public health policy
  • Global health governance
  • Impacts of globalisation and trade liberalisation on health
  • Tobacco industry
  • Smoking cessation

Health Systems

Australian Institute of Health Innovation

Joanne Callen

Honorary Associate Professor

Professional staff

Name Contact Details

Ms Diana Turnip

Department Administrator

Phone: +61 (02) 9850 2356
Email: diana.turnip@mq.edu.au

Department Office Hours - 8.30am to 4pm

Content owner: Health Systems and Populations Last updated: 19 Dec 2018 8:50am

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