Personal details

Dr Adem Sav
Senior Lecturer
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
+61 7 3138 5795
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* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr Adem Sav is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Social WorkFaculty of HealthQueensland University of Technology.

An established academic with a PhD in Public Health, Dr Sav’s research interests include chronic disease, mental health, health service delivery and health issues of culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Dr Sav has a strong track record of publications and has received over $300,000 in grants funding since completion of his PhD.

This information has been contributed by Dr Adem Sav.


Dr Sav is currently unit coordinator in the following courses:

  • PUP415: Occupational Health
  • PUN301: Occupational Health and Safety Law and Policy
  • PUN617: Health, Safety and Environment Leadership and Management

PhD completions

Associate Supervisor

Title: The Knowledge-Practice Gap: Evidence-Based Practice for Acute Stroke Care in Ghana (completed in 2018)

Current supervisions

Title: The Relationship Between Self-Perception of Wellbeing and Lifestyle Behaviours in Young Adults (expect to complete in 2019)

This information has been contributed by Dr Adem Sav.



  • 2013-2015: Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Award
  • 2007-2010: Australian Postgraduate Award (Scholarship)
  • 2007-2008: Commercialisation Training Scheme Scholarship
  • 2006-2007: Griffith Award for Academic

Grants & Consultations  

  • 2016: Paul Carding, Erin Conway, Leigha Dark, Adem Sav. Evaluating complex interventions: Evaluating speech pathology intervention for non-organic voice disorders: treatment effectiveness, treatment impact and treatment burden. $281,592
  • 2014: King M, Sav A. Assessment of clinical pain program provided by the Gold Coast Medicare Local, Gold Coast Medicare Local. $4,950
  • 2014: Population and Social Health Research Program. Early Career Grant Scheme. $5.000
  • 2014: Population and Social Health Research Program. Mid-Career Research Grant. $5.000 2007: Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (Australian Safety Compensation Council, 2008). Harris N, Sav A, Sebar B. Literature review on the conceptual models used to develop surveys on Occupational Health and Safety attitudes, perceptions and behaviours. $18.000


  • BMC Public Health
  • Journal of Management and Organization
  • Personnel Review
  • Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
  • BMC Health Services Research

Associate Editor

  • BMC Health Services Research

Conference papers – keynote address

  • Sav, A., Wheeler, A.J., Kendall, E., Mcmillan, S.S., Beth, H. King, M.A., Whitty, J.A., Kelly, F. (2012): Nothing about me without me’ a review of patient-centred care and treatment burden: a way forward for community pharmacy. The Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition, Gold Coast, Queensland 08 March to 11 March 2012.



This information has been contributed by Dr Adem Sav.