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Professor, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania

Fay Johnston heads the Environmental Health Research Group at the Menzies Institute for Medical Research. Fay is a public health physician and environmental epidemiologist researching the health impacts of bushfire smoke, biomass smoke, pollen and other airborne hazards.


  • 2011–present
    Specialist Medical Advisor, Public and Environmental Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmania
  • 2010–present
    General Practitioner, Tasmanian Aboriginal Centrea


  • 2008 
    Charles Darwin University, PhD Enviornmental Epidemiology
  • 1999 
    Australasian College Rural and Remote Medicine, Fellowship
  • 1998 
    Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Faculty of Public Health Medicine, Fellowship
  • 1997 
    Australian National University, Master Applied Epidemiology
  • 1987 
    Flinders University of South Australia, Batchelor of medicine and Batchelor of Surgery