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Braunack-Mayer, Annette Prof.

Head, School of Health and Society

  • Professor of Health Ethics - School of Health and Society - Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities 2018 -

Overview


Prof Braunack-Mayer’s research, teaching and community service combines rigorous and robust analyses of health systems, policies and practices with the views and experiences of community members. 
Annette is passionate about ensuring that the experiences and views of members of communities contribute to health services, policies and systems.  She has brought this commitment to bear in every research, teaching and service activity in which she engages, leading to strong relationships and a familiarity with needs across diverse communities and service providers.  She has a particular affinity with rural communities, with strong links to a number of communities in South Australia.    

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Research Overview


  • Annette is an empirical bioethicist. Her research combines ethical analysis with a wide range of qualitative methods for engaging with citizens, patients, consumers and stakeholders. She has particular expertise in the use of deliberative methods of engagement with communities, but her research skill set extends across qualitative research and includes the incorporation of insights from quantitative research. She has led community engagement activities with citizens, patients and stakeholders across 10 funded projects, combining methods including citizens’ juries, in-depth interviews, focus groups, participant and non-participant observation, document and media analysis.  Her current research spans vaccination policy and programs, the appropriate use of big data, obesity prevention, and chronic disease prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Member Of


  • ACHEEV Professorial Fellow 2018 -

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Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Engaging Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities in school-based vaccination for Human papillomavirus (HPV) Prokopovich, Kathleen
    Doctor of Philosophy Pharmacist led intervention to support Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management in Community Pharmacy Settings of Pakistan Kabir, Muhammad
    Master of Philosophy -SOC Refugee Social Integration in Australian Society and the Role of Digital Media AL Bussar, Buthaina
    Doctor of Philosophy Can we predict your future risk of disease? Big data's role in precision public health. Bosward, Rebecca
    Doctor of Philosophy More Heart: Engaging publics in decision-making about machine learning applications in cardiovascular disease screening Frost, Emma

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Annette is an empirical bioethicist. Her research combines ethical analysis with a wide range of qualitative methods for engaging with citizens, patients, consumers and stakeholders. She has particular expertise in the use of deliberative methods of engagement with communities, but her research skill set extends across qualitative research and includes the incorporation of insights from quantitative research. She has led community engagement activities with citizens, patients and stakeholders across 10 funded projects, combining methods including citizens’ juries, in-depth interviews, focus groups, participant and non-participant observation, document and media analysis.  Her current research spans vaccination policy and programs, the appropriate use of big data, obesity prevention, and chronic disease prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Member Of


  • ACHEEV Professorial Fellow 2018 -

Selected Publications


Investigator On


Other Research Activities


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Engaging Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities in school-based vaccination for Human papillomavirus (HPV) Prokopovich, Kathleen
    Doctor of Philosophy Pharmacist led intervention to support Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management in Community Pharmacy Settings of Pakistan Kabir, Muhammad
    Master of Philosophy -SOC Refugee Social Integration in Australian Society and the Role of Digital Media AL Bussar, Buthaina
    Doctor of Philosophy Can we predict your future risk of disease? Big data's role in precision public health. Bosward, Rebecca
    Doctor of Philosophy More Heart: Engaging publics in decision-making about machine learning applications in cardiovascular disease screening Frost, Emma
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