Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies Australia

Climate Change and Global Health Security

  • 19 Feb 2020
  • 11:30
  • Victoria Barracks Brisbane

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Prof Cordia Chu AM

BSSc. MA., PhD.

Director, Centre for Environment and Population Health

Coordinator, the Hub for Global Health Security

Griffith University, Australia

Professor Chu is the Director of the Centre for Environment and Population Health, Griffith University. With a degree in medical anthropology and sociology, her key areas of research expertise are global health, eco-friendly healthy settings; reproductive health; health promotion and integrated health planning; workplace health promotion and safety management; community needs assessment and policy development. She is committed to translational research and capacity-building, particularly in linking environment, health strategies and sustainable development, and has been active as an international consultant to facilitate the development of sustainable healthy cities, hospitals and workplaces in many countries in the Asia-Pacific. Her recent focus is on building a research consortium for One Health, global health security, climate action and sustainability.  Awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2013, she has published over 200 articles and book chapters, delivered 2 policy/guidelines, 4 commissioned research communication booklets, 5 documentaries films, 21 international consultancy reports, 1 WHO regional guideline, and has presented over 80 key note addresses in conferences. She has graduated 42 PhDs and has won a national commendation for 2018 excellence in research supervision by the Australian Council for Graduate Research.




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