Dr Amal Chakraborty

Research Officer

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Amal has almost 20 years of experience working in Australia and overseas in research and evaluation of projects, quality improvement initiatives, reporting, and community health and education programs development. Previously he coordinated a 4-year National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded project; implemented formative evaluation tasks of a large scale multifaceted place-based evaluation; and executed a collection, analysis and reporting function project of 11 essential indicators relevant to child health, maternal health, and chronic disease. Applying a novel multi-method sequential study design, Amal has recently completed his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health research that aimed to strengthen the evidence base on the built and social environmental factors associated with infectious and chronic disease outcomes for people living in remote communities of the Northern Territory, Australia.

Qualifications

PhD in Public Health, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia

Master of Social Development in International Social Development, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Teaching interests

Currently tutoring:

  • PALL 8432 Understanding Literature for Evidence-Based Practice (4.5 units)
  • PALL 8440 Palliative Care for Indigenous Populations (4.5 units)
  • AGES 9026 Design and Ethics in Research with Vulnerable Populations (4.5 units)
Supervisory interests
Aboriginal social determinants of health
Community development and participatory practice
Public health
Social development
Expert for media contact
Ageing
Community/Public health
Primary health care
Rural and remote health
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Media expertise
  • Ageing
  • Community/Public health
  • Primary health care
  • Rural and remote health