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Professor of Public Health, University of Technology Sydney

Professor Jon Adams is Professor of Public Health and the Director of the Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM), University of Technology Sydney. Under Jon’s Directorship ARCCIM has established itself as the premier, research-intensive centre focused upon the critical, rigorous public health and health services research of complementary health care and the only Australian centre to bring together world-renowned, multi-disciplinary researchers and methodologists to develop a translational research program of direct impact for policy and practice on this topic.

Professor Adams has attracted in excess of $7M in NHMRC and ARC funding and has authored over 250 peer-reviewed publications to date including Editor-in-Chief of the first international Reader collection of Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicine (Palgrave MacMillan, 2012).

He is an NHMRC Career Development Fellow, a Senior Member of the Oxford International Research Leadership Program in Primary Health, Department of Primary Health Care Sciences, University of Oxford and the National Convenor for the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) Special Interest Group on ‘Evidence, Research and Policy in Complementary Medicine’.


  • 2011–present
    Professor, University of Technology Sydney


  • 2000 
    University of Edinburgh, PhD