Javier Rodriguez

PhD Scholar

Master of Public Health (MPH), Medical Doctor (MD)

DOCTORAL RESEARCH

“Epidemiological and psychological risk of elderly pedestrian trauma and its impact on active travel behavioural intentions”

THESIS SUPERVISORS

Dr Mark King and Dr Oscar Oviedo-Trespalacios

BIOGRAPHY

Javier is a health professional interested in understanding laypeople’s health risk perceptions and their contrast with health professionals’ risk assessments. His PhD research aims to increase understanding of the epidemiological and psychological risk of older pedestrians’ trauma, and how both risk assessments could be associated with active travel patterns.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Risk analysis
  • Risk perception
  • Older pedestrian trauma
  • Older active travel behaviour
  • Health systems

AWARDS

2018 ATN-QUT post-graduate research scholarship

Projects