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Adjunct Professor Janet Hou
Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work,
Research - Public Health
Discipline *
Public Health and Health Services
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PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations
  1. member of Australasia Epidemiology Association
  2. member of American College of Epidemiology;
  3. Council member of QCASE (Queensland Chinese Association of Scientists & Engineers)
  4. Australian National Accreditation Association in Translating and Interpreting (NAATI) Para-professional Interpreter in English ↔ Mandarin.
  5. Professional Editor, Institute of Professional Editors Ltd, Australia

acute health system, ambulance system, emergency medicine, international health

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


Dr Hou graduated with Bachelor of Medicine from Shandong University, Master of Medicine from Peking University and PhD from QUT. She was a  a Director of Research Development in North Asia at Division of Research and Commercialisation and Division of International and Development at QUT and an Associate Professor in Epidemiology in School of Public Health and Social Work. Dr Hou’s research interests include relationship between physical and mental health, translating research into health policy in health systems, emergency medicine, ambulance system, and international health. Research highlights

  • Cow milk protein allergy and infant formula
  • translating research into health policy
  • applying epidemiology in health system research
  • health program evaluation

Research interests

  • Infant nutrition and formula
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Acute Health Systems Research
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Ambulance system
  • International Health

Project highlights Evaluation of Hospital in Nursing Home Programs in QLD Hospitals, funded by QEMRF (Queensland Emergency Medicine Research Fundation)

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Janet Hou.


Teaching highlights

  • Undergraduate course: PUB326 Epidemiology
  • Undergraduate course: PUB436 Evidence Based Practice
  • Postgraduate course: HLN710 Fundamentals of Epidemiology and Research Methods
  • Postgraduate course: PUN103 Advanced Epidemiology

Teaching interests

  • Epidemiology
  • Evidence Based Practice
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Janet Hou.


Industry CollaborationResearch Fellow in Dept of Emergency Medicine at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Janet Hou.


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