Dr Samantha Meyer

Academic Status

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Samantha B. Meyer, PhD (public health) is originally from Canada where she did an undergraduate degree in Cultural Anthropology. Samantha's research interests include doctor-patient interactions, health system structure, food, bariatric surgery, and the application of social theories of trust, risk, resilience and social quality.
Qualifications
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology)
Doctor of Philosophy (Public Health)
Research expertise
Public health and health services
Research interests
  • Doctor-patient interactions
  • Health system structure
  • Food; bariatric surgery
  • The application of social theories of trust, risk, resilience and social quality
Teaching interests
  • Sociology of health and illness
  • Social theories of trust and risk
  • Social statistics

Topic coordinator
PHCA8511 Social Statistics in Public Health
PHCA8507 Health Promotion Integrating into Practice
Supervisory interests
Bariatric surgery
Consumer food trust
Patient-physician trust
Qualitative research methodology
Quantitative research methodology
Publications
Further information
Course Coordinator:

DrPH (Doctor of Public Health)