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Janani Shanthosh

Research fellow (Health, Economics and Law), George Institute for Global Health

Janani Shanthosh is a University of Sydney PhD candidate with The George Institute for Global Health (Health Economics and Process Evaluation Program) and The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre.

Her research focuses on public health law and chronic disease prevention.


  • 2015–present
    PhD Candidate, The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre and The George Institute for Global Health


  • 2013 
    University of Sydney , Masters of International Public Health


  • 2017
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Muhunthan J, Angell B, Wilson A, Reeve B, Jan S. Judicial intervention in alcohol regulation: an empirical legal analysis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2017 Jun 29.
  • 2017
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Lung TW, Muhunthan J, Laba TL, Shiell A, Milat A, Jan S. Making guidelines for economic evaluations relevant to public health in Australia. Australian and New Zealand journal of public health. 2017 Apr 1;41(2):115-7.
  • 2017
    BMJ Open, Muhunthan J, Angell B, Hackett ML, Wilson A, Latimer J, Eades AM, Jan S. Global systematic review of Indigenous community-led legal interventions to control alcohol. BMJ open. 2017 Mar 1;7(3):e013932.
  • 2016
    Quality of Life Research, Angell B, Muhunthan J, Eades AM, Cunningham J, Garvey G, Cass A, Howard K, Ratcliffe J, Eades S, Jan S. The health-related quality of life of Indigenous populations: a global systematic review. Quality of Life Research. 2016 Sep 1;25(9):2161-78.
  • 2016
    BMJ Global Health, Muhunthan, J., Eades, A. M., & Jan, S. (2016). UN-led Universal Periodic Review highly critical of Australia's record on human rights and health for Indigenous Australians. BMJ global health, 1(1), e000018.
  • 2016
    International Journal of Stroke, Yu S, Muhunthan J, Lindley R, Glozier N, Jan S, Anderson C, Li Q, Hackett ML. Driving in stroke survivors aged 18–65 years: The Psychosocial Outcomes In StrokE (POISE) Cohort Study. International Journal of Stroke. 2016 Oct;11(7):799-806.
  • 2015
    BMC Neurology, Allers K, Essue BM, Hackett ML, Muhunthan J, Anderson CS, Pickles K, Scheibe F, Jan S. The economic impact of epilepsy: a systematic review. BMC neurology. 2015 Nov 25;15(1):245.
  • 2015
    The Lancet, Muhunthan J, Eades AM, Jan S. Neglecting preventive health threatens child rights in Australia. Lancet. 2015 Jan 31;385(9966):415.
  • 2014
    PLOS ONE, Angell BJ, Muhunthan J, Irving M, Eades S, Jan S. Global systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of indigenous health interventions. PloS one. 2014 Nov 5;9(11):e111249.