Dr Joanne Flavel

Casual Professional

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Adelaide Home Office
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Joanne is an economist and public health researcher with expertise in quantitative research. Her research explores the impact of the distribution of social determinants of health on health equity and interactions between health and work. Joanne received her PhD in 2016 and worked as a Research Fellow at the National Institute of Labour Studies until December 2017.She then worked at the the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity and the Research Centre for Injury Studies from 2018 until February 2022.

She is now working at the University of Adelaide and has Academic Status at Flinders University.

Joanne is a GBD collaborator and contributes to a project at the Research Centre for Injury Studies.


Graduate Certificate in Public Health, University of Adelaide, 2020

PhD, Flinders University, 2016

Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching with Distinction, Curtin University

Bachelor Degree in Economics (Honours), First Class, University of Adelaide

Honours, awards and grants

Health Promotion SIG Early Career Award for Research, 2022

Emerging Leader Award, Public Health Association of Australia, 2022

President's Award, SA Branch Public Health Association of Australia, 2022

Flinders Foundation Seed Grants, 2019 and 2020

Teaching interests

Social determinants of health

Applied quantittive research

Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Advanced studies (1)