Matthew J. Spittal

Associate Professor, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne

Matthew Spittal is an Associate Professor and Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the University of Melbourne. He is a biostatistician by training. His research crosses several areas of public health and health services research. He studies (1) the epidemiology of suicide and self-harm, and (2) the role of individual practitioner performance on patient safety and quality of care. He has published a number of meta-analyses and has undertaken methodological research to better estimate pooled estimates for rare outcomes like suicide.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate professor, University of Melbourne