The study is about identifying potential health outcomes for people who may have been impacted by the smoke from the mine fire. These might include heart and lung disease, cancer, and mental health problems. It will also look at the effects on vulnerable groups such as infants and children, young people, and older people.
In order to address these key research questions, the following research stream areas have been established which are led by the following team of expert researchers from across Australia.
|Adult Study||Prof Michael Abramson|
|Cancer||Prof Malcolm Sim|
|Cardiovascular||Professor Danny Liew|
|Respiratory||Prof Bruce Thompson|
|Community Wellbeing||Dr Sue Yell|
|Older People||Prof Judi Walker and Dr Matthew Carroll|
|Psychology||Prof Darryl Maybery and Dr Matthew Carroll|
|The Latrobe ELF Study||Dr Fay Johnston|
|Air Quality Assessment||Associate Professor Yuming Guo|
|Hazelinks||Associate Professor Yuming Guo|