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Adjunct Professor Shilu Tong

Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work

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Name
Adjunct Professor Shilu Tong
Position(s)
Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Public Health and Social Work - HDHS
Discipline *
Public Health and Health Services
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

Ph.d (University of Adelaide)

Professional memberships
and associations

Professional memberships International Epidemiological Association; International Society for Environmental Epidemiology; Australasian Epidemiological Association; Ausinan Science and Technology Society

Keywords

Climate change, Environmental epidemiology, Environmental health, Spatiotemporal modelling, Sustainable development, Weather/health early warning system

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Awards

  • 2009 – 2014: NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship
  • 2009: Encouragement Award, IHBI, QUT
  • 2008: Carla Paterson Publication Award, IHBI, QUT
  • 2008: Encouragement Award, IHBI, QUT
  • 2007: Vice-Chancellor’s performance fund award, QUT
  • 2004 – 2008: NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship.

Research interests

  • Epidemiology
  • Environmental health (particularly health impact assessment of climate change)
  • Research methods.
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Shilu Tong.

Teaching

Teaching highlights

Professor Shilu Tong has been involved in the teaching of undergrate and postgraduate students in the areas of epidemiology and environmental health over the last two decades.

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Shilu Tong.

Experience

Professional practice

  • 2014: Invited expert, Theo Murphy High Flyers Think Tanks on climate change challenges to health: risks and opportunities, Australian Academy of Science
  • 2011 – 2013: President, Ausinan Science and Technology Society
  • 2010 – 2012: Deputy Chair, Equity Committee, Faculty of Health, QUT
  •  2011 :  Consultant, World Health Organisation (Beijing Office), Early Warning Systems for Disease Outbreaks Workshop, Beijing, 8-14 November
  • 2011 : NHMRC Grant Review Panel, Canberra, 5-9 September
  •  2011:  Convenor, International Forum on Environment and Health – From molecule to planet, Owen J Wordsworth Room, QUT, 1 September
  • 2009 – 2014: Management Committee, National Climate Change Adaptation – Human Health
  • 2008 – 2010: Vice President, National Council, Australasian Epidemiological Association (AEA)
  • 2006 – 2008: Chair, Organising Committee, Queensland Epidemiology Group (GEG), Australasian Epidemiological Association
  • November, 2006: Co-Convenor of International Symposium on Environmental Health, Climate Change and Sustainability, Brisbane.
  • Past President, Queensland Branch, Ausinan Science & Technology Society
  • 1998 – Present: Lifetime Member, Ausinan Science & Technology Society
  • Member, Executive Committee, Queensland Branch, Public Health Association of Australia
  • Adjunct Professor, Peking University
  • Adjunct Professor, Shanghai Jiao-Tong University
  • Adjunct Professor, Anhui Medical University
  • September 2003: Member, The Regional Committee, 15th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Perth, Australia
  • Member, NHMRC Project Grant & Fellowship Review
  • Reviewer, American Journal of Epidemiology, New England Journal of Medicine, Environmental Health Perspectives and Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
  • 2002 – 2013: Recipient of six Australian Research Council Grants
  • 2003 – 2005: National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant
  • 2005 – 2013: Two National Health and Medical Research Council Research Fellowships
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Shilu Tong.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Development of a heatwave definition using the health risk-based metrics
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP150103038
Start year
2015
Keywords
Risk assessment; Climate change; Social policy
Title
Climate Change and Ross River Virus
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1011459
Start year
2011
Keywords
Climate Change; Ross River Virus; Public Health Policy
Title
From Science to Policy: Quantifying and Managing the Risk of Mosquito Borne Disease in the Context of Climate Change
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP110100651
Start year
2011
Keywords
Climate Change; Environmental Health; Risk Management; Public Health Policy
Title
Integrated and Precautionary Approach for Assessing Complex Environmental Health Impacts
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP1095752
Start year
2010
Keywords
Sustainable Development; Climate Impacts; Environmental Health; Environmental Health Decision Making; Environmental Epidemiology; Environmental Management
Title
Ecosystem Change and Population Health
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
553043
Start year
2009
Keywords
Temperature Extremes; Mortality; Environmental Health; Vector-Borne Diseases
Title
An Evaluation Of The Environmental Health Risk Of Heatwaves Associated With Global Warming
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0883998
Start year
2008
Keywords
Climate Impacts; Sustainable Development; Vulnerability Assessment; Environmental Epidemiology; Environmental Health Management; Public Decision Making
Title
Development of a Framework for Assessing the Vulnerability of Eco-Environmental Health to Climate Change
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0776918
Start year
2007
Keywords
Climate Impacts; Environmental Epidemiology; Sustainable Development; Vulnerability Assessment; Environmental Health Management; Public Decision Making
Title
Toward the Effective Surveillance of Environmental Health Hazards for a Sustainable Society
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP0559655
Start year
2005
Keywords
Environmental health Sustainable development Environmental health decision making Environmental epidemiology Environmental management
Title
Ecosystem Change and Population Health
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
290515
Start year
2004
Keywords
Epidemiology; Climate Change; Environmental Health
Title
Assessment of the Impact of Climate Variability on the Transmission of Ross River Virus Disease
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
242210
Start year
2003
Keywords
Epidemiology; Climate Change

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