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Associate Professor, UNSW Sydney

My research interests centre around the diagnosis and epidemiology of alcohol and drug use disorders, mental disorders and their comorbidity. I focus on adolescent and young adult health and study the influence of individual, peer and family factors on the emergence and development of alcohol use and mental disorders. Other interests include the development of school-based programs for the prevention of alcohol-related harms among adolescents,

Broad Research Areas:
Epidemiology, Drug Related Harm / Addiction, Biostatistics, Clinical Research, Population Health

PhD, BSc(Psychol) Hons

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Society for Mental Health Research

Specific Research Keywords:
Epidemiology, Classification, Biostatistics, Alcohol, Psychiatry, Adolescence


  • –present
    Associate Professor, UNSW Australia


  • 2003 
    University of New South Wales, PhD