PUBH7026 Mental Health Across the Globe
Mental Health Across the Globe: Challenges & Opportunities is a masters level summer semester course, delivered externally through The University of Queensland. It is concerned with understanding mental health epidemiology and burden, policy, economics and current directions in mental health service reform, in Australia and abroad. This course covers a broad range of topics and areas, including a specific focus on Indigenous mental health. The course is relevant to anyone with an interest in mental health but some background knowledge of mental health will be an advantage. Semester starts in late November each year. For more information you can consult the Electronic Course Profile or contact one of the course coordinators (firstname.lastname@example.org).
PhD and Master’s Programs
Students from The University of Queensland have the opportunity to undertake their PhD and Master’s program with QCMHR’s Policy and Epidemiology Group. Find out more about the PhD program and Master’s topics.
Meet our Students
Ana Mantilla is currently completing her PhD candidature at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, under the supervision of Professor Harvey Whiteford. Ana’s research involves developing a decision analytic modelling tool to estimate the long-term impacts of obesity policies in Australia.
Kara Jaeschke is currently completing her PhD candidature at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, under the supervision of Professor Harvey Whiteford, Dr Fiona Charlson, Associate Professor Meredith Harris and Associate Professor Thomas Burne. Kara’s research involves modelling the global treatment coverage of depressive disorders.
Sanam Ahmadzada is currently completing her Master’s program at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, under the supervision of Dr Fiona Charlson, Head of the Mental Health and Development Group at QCMHR. Sanam’s research involves investigating mental health within the Australian Afghan communities.
Shuichi Suetani is a community psychiatrist in Brisbane, Queensland. He has recently completed the psychiatry fellowship in February this year. He is also currently completing a PhD under the supervision of Professor John McGrath and Associate Professor James Scott, exploring the relationship between physical activity and mental disorders using epidemiological data.