Dr Basia Diug is a pharmaco-epidemiologist with an interest in patient safety, with a focus on adverse events in elderly patients with chronic diseases.
Dr Diug is the Deputy-Head of the Medical Education Research Quality (MERQ) unit. She is the chief examiner an unit coordinator of several large public health units with a focus on research skill development in the Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences and Bachelor of Health Sciences. In total Dr Diug is teaches over 1,200 students per year.
In 2015, Dr Diug was awarded Monash Universities Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Teaching Excellence for her role in improving research literacy skills in health trainees.