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Dr. William Mude

HBSc, GradDipPharm, MPH, PhD
Lecturer - Public Health
School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
Sydney
400 Kent Street - 11.02
Sydney, NSW 2000
About Me

Dr William Mude has over ten years of experience in various public health roles with both government and non-government organisations in Australia and Canada. For his PhD, Dr Mude investigated community responses to chronic hepatitis B and has worked with various community-based organisations providing services to culturally and linguistically diverse migrants in Australia to address various health issues. He has held Public Health Officer role with SA Health, Senior Public Health Officer role with ACT Health and Health Promotion Coordinator roles in both Australia and Canada. Dr Mude's research are informed by community-based participatory action research and mixed methods research. His areas of research interests focus on disadvantaged community, migrants and refugees health, blood borne viruses and communicable diseases, chronic diseases, health access and health equity, alcohol and other drugs.

General
Background

Dr William Mude has a background in disease surveillance and investigation, community health, health promotion, and public health. He is educated at the University of Toronto (Canada), University of Adelaide (Australia) and La Trobe University (Australia). Dr Mude holds a PhD in Public Health and currently teaches Master of Public Health at the Central Queensland University in Sydney, Australia.

Universities Studied At

2019 - PhD, La Trobe University, Australia

2011 - MPH, The University of Adelaide, Australia

2009 - GradDipPharm, Toronto Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology, Canada

2008 - HBSc, University of Toronto, Canada

Universities Worked At

2016 - 2017 - Flinders University, South Australia

2011 to 2012 - Australian Institute of Social Relations

Awards

2019 - Student Voice Commendation, CQUniversity Australia 

2014 - Research Scholarship, La Trobe University, Australia

2011 - Academic Excellence Award in Epidemiology, The University of Adelaide, Australia

2010 - Canadian Government Scholarship, The University of Adelaide, Australia

2003 - World University Services of Canada Scholarship, University of Toronto, Canada

Media Citations

Will my child get coronavirus at school? Here’s some perspective for Aussie parents, The Conversation, January 30, 2020

Interviews about the coronavirus outbreak, ABC Radio Evenings, Brisbane and Queensland, January 23, 2020

Interviews about the coronavirus outbreak, ABC Radio Drive, Brisbane and Queensland, January 21, 2020

Previous teaching

2017 - HPS 1A: Health Professions and Society (HPS), School of Medicine, Flinders University

2017 - HPS 2A: Health Professions and Society (HPS), School of Medicine, Flinders University

2016 - 2017 - FSP: Foundation Studies Program, Transition Program, Flinders University

2012 - NURS2719 HIV/AIDS: Issues and Attitudes, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Flinders University

2011 - 2012 - CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services, Australian Institute of Social Relations

2011 - 2012 - CHC53415 Graduate Diploma of Health Promotion, Australian Institute of Social Relations

Professional Experience

2017 - 2019 - Senior Public Health Officer, Health Protection Service, ACT Health

2014 - 2017 - Public Health Officer, Disease Surveillance and Investigation Unit, Communicable Disease Control Branch, SA Health, Adelaide

2013 - 2014 - Health Promotion Coordinator, Positive Living Niagara, St Catherines, Ontario, Canada

2011 - 2013 - Health Promotion Officer, Country Health SA, Boolaroo Town Center, South Australia

2010 - 2012 - Community Health Promotion Coordinator; Relationships Australia SA

Professional Memberships

Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA)

Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA)

Responsibilities

Teaching

Research

Unit Coordination

Student supervision

Collegiality and partnerships within CQU and other universities

Engagement in community and industry networks

Professional Interests

My professional passions are in public and community health, particularly for disadvantaged populations. Using both qualitative and quantitative health research methods, I am interested in researching refugee and migrant health, child and maternal health, and the health of at risk youths and elderly people.

Computer Software

Advance skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Access)

Working knowledge of stata, SPSS, and NVivo

Recent Research Projects
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Research Interests
Medical And Health Sciences

Public Health and Health Services - Aged Health Care
Disadvantaged and minority populations

Medical And Health Sciences

Public Health and Health Services - Community Child Health
Disadvantaged and minority populations

Medical And Health Sciences

Public Health and Health Services - Epidemiology
Blood borne viruses (HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C) and non-communicable chronic diseases

Medical And Health Sciences

Public Health and Health Services - Health and Community Services
Underserved and disadvantaged populations

Medical And Health Sciences

Public Health and Health Services - Health Promotion
Seniors and school aged children

Medical And Health Sciences

Public Health and Health Services - Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
Migrants and refugees health

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