International Health: Blizzard Group

The International Health group is tasked with providing advice and assistance to countries in our region in respect of surveillance of non-communicable disease.

Parent Theme

Research Projects

Related Funding Bodies


Senior Members

  • Associate Professor Leigh Blizzard (Chief Investigator)
  • Professor Alison Venn

Team Members

  • Tim Albion (IT Consultant)
  • Dr Seana Gall (Stroke Surveillance)
  • Dr Costan Magnussen (Survey Consultant)
  • Mr Petr Otahal (Statistical Officer)
  • Dr Mike Schmidt (Research Fellow)
  • Associate Professor Velandai Srikanth (Honorary Associate)
  • Dr Mai Hoang Tran (Honorary Fellow)
  • Catrina Boon (Survey Consultant)
  • Kate Butorac (Project Coordinator)
  • Dr Thu Thanh Tran (Project Assistant)

External Collaborators

  • Professor Terry Dwyer
  • Murdoch Children's Research Institute
  • Dr Robert Granger
  • Royal Hobart Hospital
  • Associate Professor Amanda Thrift
  • Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia