Professor Philip Baker

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Professor, Faculty of Health

PhD (University of Queensland), BSC (University of Toronto)

Extensive experience in Epidemiology in Public Health, University and Hospital settings Areas of expertise:
  • Evidence based practice and clinical epidemiology including systematic reviews and knowledge translation with public health decision makers
  • Public health epidemiological services including health surveillance of communicable and chronic diseases
  • Health technology assessment / health economics
  • Indigenous health and health inequalities
  • Workforce training and development in Epidemiology skills
  • Quality improvement and clinical audit
  • Quality of life and health outcomes measurement
  • Biostatistics and multi-national clinical trials
  • Chronic disease prevention including physical activity
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Systematic reviews and systematic overviews of public health interventions
  • Journal editor

Additional information

International engagement:
  • Visiting Professor University of Malaya
  • Collaborative research undertaking Cochrane Systematic reviews
  • Collaborator with the USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Public health decision makers through knowledge translation workshops utlising audience response technology
  • Providing workshops and workforce training on evidence based practice and systematic review methodology (e.g. UK, Malaysia and Canada)