Lana Elliott

Find Lana Elliott on

Lecturer, Faculty of Health

Master of International Public Health (University of Sydney)

Lana Elliott is a lecturer in the School of Public Health and Social Work, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology. Lana is a health systems and policy researcher whose research critically analyses the political economy underpinning local through to global health policy decisions. With a background in human rights, international relations and public health, Lana is particularly passionate about global health, power and issues of health equity. Through long-term engagement in Vanuatu, Lana’s research focuses on health policymaking and systems strengthening efforts with a particular emphasis on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Pacific. Lana has worked in various capacities in health management, public health & development in Australia and abroad. This real-world experience has informed her research interests and teaching endeavours as Lana’s work seeks to improve community health outcomes by strengthening health system planning and policymaking capacities.