Professor of Population Health, University of Melbourne

Janet McCalman is a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor in the Centre for Health Equity in the Melbourne School of Population & Global Health, at the University of Melbourne. She is an historian who specialises in historical population health, and the author of Struggletown (1984), Journeyings (1993) and Sex and Suffering: women health and a women's hospital (1998).

Experience

  • –present
    Professor, Centre for Health & Society, University of Melbourne

Education

  • 1975 
    Australian National University, PhD (History)

Publications

  • 2011
    Colonial health transitions: Aboriginal and 'poor white' infant mortality compared, 1850-1910, The History of the Family, 16, 62-77.
  • 2010
    'The Good Life": what about the children?, Australian Journal of Social Issues, 45(1) 90-100
  • 2009
    Colonialism & the health transition: Aboriginal Australians & poor whites compared, 1850-1985, The History of the Family, 14, 253-265

Grants and Contracts

  • 2011
    Land & Life: Aborigines, Convicts in Immigrants in colonial Victoria:
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    ARC

Honours

FAHA, FASSA