Stream Leads

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 StudyProfessor Michael Abramson
CancerProfessor Malcolm Sim
CardiovascularProfessor Danny Liew
RespiratoryMs Brigitte Borg
Community WellbeingDr Sue Yell
Older PeopleProfessor Judi Walker and Dr Matthew Carroll
PsychologyDr Matthew Carroll
The Latrobe ELF StudyAssociate Professor Fay Johnston has been diverted to the Tasmanian COVID-19 response. Associate Professor Graeme Zosky is Acting stream lead.
Air Quality AssessmentAssociate Professor Yuming Guo
HazelinksAssociate Professor Yuming Guo

To download an overview of the research streams click here.