Professor Daniel D Reidpath
Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Tel: +603 5514 4962
Office: Room 4-4-29
ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8796-0420
Professor Daniel Diamond Reidpath has been a Public Health academic since 1997, although his disciplinary background was originally in Computer Science and Psychology.
He is a Professor of Population Health and Head of Public Health at Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia. He is also the Director of the South East Asia Community Observatory (SEACO) Research Platform in Segamat, Johor.
Professor Reidpath has published widely including peer reviewed articles, book chapters, a journal special issue, commissioned reviews, and editorials. He has also published across a wide range of areas including medical sociology, public health, epidemiology, and biostatistics. He supervised to graduation several PhD and numerous Masters students. He has held research funds from the Ford Foundation, the Global Forum for Health Research, TDR/WHO, VicHealth, the Royal Society of Public Health, and the Wellcome Trust, most recently as co-Principal Investigator of a grant to establish an Institute of Infectious Diseases of Poverty in West Africa. He has also acted as a research consultant for WHO, UNICEF, and Family Health International.
1997 PhD, The University of Western Australia
1988 DipEdPsych, Monash University
1985 BA, Swinburne Institute of Technology
2011 – Current Director, South East Asia Community Observatory, Monash University, Malaysia
2009 – Current Professor of Population Health, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University, Malaysia
2009 – Current Head of Public Health, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University, Malaysia
2005 – 2009 Professor of Public Health (School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University)
2007 Co-Director, Social Work Programme (School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University)
2005 – 2007 Deputy Head of School, Postgraduate Studies (School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University)
2003 – 2004 Senior Research Fellow, VicHealth Senior Research Fellowship Scheme, Social Epidemiology (School of Health Sciences, Deakin University)
1999 – 2002 Senior Lecturer, Social Epidemiology (School of Health Sciences, Deakin University)
1997 – 1998 Senior Research Officer (Dept. of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Queensland)
1997 Research Fellow (Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland)
1996 Lecturer (Department of Psychology, Edith Cowan University)
1995 Research Officer (Crime Research Centre, The University of Western Australia)
2016 Honorary Fellow, College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
2016 Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
2016 External Assessor, Masters of Health Sciences Program, National University of Ireland / Penang Medical College, Malaysia
2012 – 2014 Member – Academy of Experts, Royal Society for Public Health, UK
2012 – 2014 Associate Editor, BMC Public Health
2010 – 2012 External Assessor for the degree of Master of Medical Science in Public Health, Master of Public Health, and Doctor of Public Health at the University of Malaya, Malaysia
2011 – 2012 Member, Scientific Committee, Second Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Beijing
2009 – 2011 Member, WHO Scientific Resource Group on Health Equity Analysis and Research, Switzerland
2009 – 2010 Professor Associate, Brunel Graduate School, Brunel University, UK
2007 – 2009 Editor (Reviews Coordinator) TropIKA Reviews. TROPIKA.net (web based knowledge management portal) WHO/TDR, Switzerland
2007 – 2009 Expert – Expert Advisory Panel – National NGO Forum, UK
2006 – 2007 co-Editor, Sociology of Heath and Illness
2005 – 2008 Trustee, Hillingdon / Brunel Education Centre, UK
2004 Director, Victorian Public Health Research and Education Council, Australia
2001 – 2005 Adjunct Senior Research Fellow (School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne), Australia
Involvement in Organizations (Membership)
- Royal Society for Public Health (Honorary)
- International Epidemiological Association (Life time)
- American Statistical Association
- Health Systems Global
The focus of his research has principally been the measurement of population health, social stigma (particularly HIV related stigma), and health equity. He was appointed as Professor of Population Health at Monash University in September 2009. Prior to that he held the inaugural Chair in Public Health at Brunel University from January 2005. At Brunel he was the founder director of the Centre for Public Heath Research and was heavily involved in the development of a new Doctor of Public Health program. Prior to his arrival in the UK he won a nationally competitive Senior Public Health Research Fellowship awarded by the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) in Australia to undertake a 5-year research program in social determinants of health. He was a co-Principal Investigator on a large six-country study of HIV/AIDS related discrimination (focussed on South, East, and South-East Asia) and coordinated independent research teams in each country. He has also been involved in research in Cameroon and Ghana.
Please refer to the full academic profile for the complete list of publications.
Cheong WL, Mohan D, Warren N., Reidpath DD. Multiple Sclerosis in the Asia Pacific Region: A Systematic Review of a Neglected Neurological Disease. Front Neurol. [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00432
Allotey-Reidpath KD, Allotey P, Reidpath DD. Nine months a slave: when pregnancy is involuntary servitude to a foetus. Reprod Health Matters. 2018; 26(52):1451173. doi: 10.1080/09688080.2018.1451173.
Chew FLM, Thavaratnam LK, Shukor INC, Ramasamy S, Rahmat J, Reidpath DD, Allotey P, Alagaratnam J. Visual impairment and amblyopia in Malaysian pre-school children - The SEGPAEDS study. Med J Malaysia. 2018;73(1):25-30.
Foo CY, Bonsu KO, Nallamothu BK, Reid CM, Dhippayom T, Reidpath DD, Chaiyakunapruk N. Coronary intervention door-to-balloon time and outcomes in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis. Heart. 2018. pii: heartjnl-2017-312517. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312517. [Epub ahead of print]
Reidpath DD, Soyiri I, Jahan NK, Mohan D, Ahmad B, Ahmad MP, Kassim ZB, Allotey P. Poor glycaemic control and its metabolic and demographic risk factors in a Malaysian community-based study. Int J Public Health. 2018;63(2):193-202. doi: 10.1007/s00038-017-1072-4. Epub 2018 Jan 25.
Dhanoa A, Hassan SS, Jahan NK, Reidpath DD, Fatt QK, Ahmad MP, Meng CY, Ming LW, Zain AZ, Phipps ME, Othman I, Rabu AB, Sirajudeen R, Fatan AABA, Ghafar FA, Ahmad HB, Allotey P. Seroprevalence of dengue among healthy adults in a rural community in Southern Malaysia: a pilot study. Infect Dis Poverty. 2018;7(1):1. doi: 10.1186/s40249-017-0384-1.
Aborigo RA, Reidpath DD, Oduro AR, Allotey P. Male involvement in maternal health: perspectives of opinion leaders. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018;18(1):3. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1641-9.
Foo CY, Reidpath DD, Sivasampu S. The Association Between Hospital Characteristics and Nonresponse in Organization Survey: An Analysis of the National Healthcare Establishment and Workforce Survey in Malaysia. Eval Health Prof. 2017 1:163278717713569. doi: 10.1177/0163278717713569. [Epub ahead of print]
Partap U, Young EH, Allotey P, Sandhu MS, Reidpath DD. The Use of Different International References to Assess Child Anthropometric Status in a Malaysian Population. J Pediatr. 2017;190:63-68.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.07.049.
Partap U, Young EH, Allotey P, Sandhu MS, Reidpath DD. Anthropometric and cardiometabolic risk factors in parents and child obesity in Segamat, Malaysia. Int J Epidemiol. 2017; 46(5):1523-1532. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx114.
Mairami FF, Allotey P, Warren N, Mak JS, Reidpath DD. Adaptive invention: independence and mobility through modifications. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2017 Aug 24:1-7. doi: 10.1080/17483107.2017.1369586. [Epub ahead of print]
Partap U, Young EH, Allotey P, Soyiri IN, Jahan N, Komahan K, Devarajan N, Manjinder SS, Reidpath DD. HDSS Profile: The South East Asia Community Observatory Health and Demographic Surveillance System (SEACO HDSS). Int J Epidemiol. 2017 dyx113. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx113
Allotey P, Allotey-Reidpath C, Reidpath DD. Health systems implications of rare genetic conditions in low- and middle-income countries: a case study approach. Critical Public Health. 2017 [epub ahead of print] http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2017.1344772
Partap U, Young EH, Allotey P, Manjinder SS, Reidpath DD. Anthropometric and cardiometabolic risk factors in parents and child obesity in Segamat, Malaysia. Int J Epidemiol. 2017 dyx114. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx114
Singh SK, Kaen LV, Hei LW, Villiers-Tuthill A, Allotey P, Reidpath DD. Ecological perspectives on youth alcohol consumption in the Kuala Lumpur conurbation: a place-based study in Malaysia. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2017. doi: 10.1515/ijamh-2017-0062. [Epub ahead of print]
Masood M, Reidpath DD. Effect of national wealth on BMI: An analysis of 206,266 individuals in 70 low-, middle- and high-income countries. PLoS One. 2017;12(6):e0178928. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178928
Allotey P, Allotey-Reidpath C, Reidpath DD. Gender bias in clinical case reports: A cross-sectional study of the "big five" medical journals. PLoS One. 2017;12(5):e0177386. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177386
Jeganathan R, Karalasingam SD, Hussein J, Allotey P, Reidpath DD. Factors associated with recovery from 1 minute Apgar score <4 in live, singleton, term births: an analysis of Malaysian National Obstetrics Registry data 2010–2012. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2017; 17:110. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1293-9
Bonsu KO, Owusu IK, Buabeng KO, Reidpath DD, Kadirvelu A. Statin Treatment and Clinical Outcomes of Heart Failure Among Africans: An Inverse Probability Treatment Weighted Analysis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017;6(4). pii: e004706. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.004706.
Bonsu KO, Owusu IK, Buabeng KO, Reidpath DD, Kadirvelu A. Clinical characteristics and prognosis of patients admitted for heart failure: A 5-year retrospective study of African patients. Int J Cardiol. 2017. pii: S0167-5273(17)31424-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.03.014.
Singh SK, Enzhong L, DD Reidpath Allotey P. Shisha (waterpipe) smoking initiation among youth in Malaysia and global perspective: a scoping review (2006-2015) Public Health 2017, 144:78-85. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2016.11.022
Mohan D,Stephan B, Allotey P, Jagger C, Pearce M, Siervo M, Reidpath DD. Protocol of a feasibility study for cognitive assessment of an ageing cohort within the Southeast Asia Community Observatory (SEACO), Malaysia. BMJ Open. 2017;7(1):e013635. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013635.
Muniandy ND, Allotey PA, Soyiri IN, Reidpath DD. Complementary feeding and the early origins of obesity risk: a study protocol. BMJ Open. 2016;6(11):e011635. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011635.
Tan MM, Chan CK, Reidpath DD. Does the social gradient remain in the dietary habits of a health-conscious population? A study of Seventh-Day Adventists in West Malaysia. J Public Health (Oxf). 2016. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdw109
Pell C, Allotey P, Evans N, Hardon A, Imelda JD, Soyiri I, Reidpath DD, The SEACO Team. Coming of age, becoming obese: a cross-sectional analysis of obesity among adolescents and young adults in Malaysia. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:1082. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3746-x.
Hosseinpoor AZ, Nambiar D, Schlotheuber A, Reidpath D, Ross Z. Health Equity Assessment Toolkit (HEAT): Software for exploring and comparing health inequalities in countries. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2016;16:141. doi: 10.1186/s12874-016-0229-9
Wong YS, Allotey P, Reidpath DD. Sustainable development goals, universal health coverage and equity in health systems: the Orang Asli commons approach. Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics 2016; 1. doi:10.1017/gheg.2016.8.
Jahan NK, Ahmad MP, Dhanoa A, Meng CY, Ming LW, Reidpath DD, Allotey P, Zaini A, Phipps ME, Fatt QK, Rabu AB, Sirajudeen R, Fatan AA, Ghafar FA, Ahmad HB, Othman I, SyedHassan S. A community-based prospective cohort study of dengue viral infection in Malaysia: the study protocol. Infect Dis Poverty. 2016;5(1):76. doi: 10.1186/s40249-016-0172-3.
Reidpath DD, Jahan NK. Mohan D, Allotey P. Single, community-based blood glucose readings may be a viable alternative for community surveillance of HbA1c and poor glycaemic control in people with known diabetes in resource-poor settings. Glob Health Action 2016, 9: 31691. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.31691
Foo CY, Reidpath DD, Chaiyakunapruk N. The effect of door-to-balloon delay in primary percutaneous coronary intervention on clinical outcomes of STEMI: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. Syst Rev. 2016;5(1):130. doi: 10.1186/s13643-016-0304-7
Bonsu KO, Owusu IK, Buabeng KO, Reidpath DD, Kadirvelu A. Review of novel therapeutic targets for improving heart failure treatment based on experimental and clinical studies. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management. 2016:12 887–906.
Ahmadi K, Reidpath DD, Allotey P, Hassali MA. A latent trait approach to measuring HIV/AIDS related stigma in healthcare professionals: application of mokken scaling technique. BMC Med Educ. 2016;16(1):155. doi: 10.1186/s12909-016-0676-3.
Tan MM, Chan CK, Reidpath DD. Religiosity, dietary habit, intake of fruit and vegetable, and vegetarian status among Seventh-Day Adventists in West Malaysia. J Behav Med. [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1007/s10865-016-9736-8
Bonsu, KO, Reidpath DD, Kadirvelu A. Effects of Statin Treatment on Inflammation and Cardiac function in Heart Failure: An Adjusted Indirect Comparison Meta-analysis of Randomised Trials. Cardiovasc Ther. [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1111/1755-5922.12150
Masood M, Reidpath DD. Intraclass correlation and design effect in BMI, physical activity and diet: a cross-sectional study of 56 countries. BMJ Open. 2016; 6(1):e008173. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008173.
Pokhrel S, Anokye NK, Reidpath D, and Allotey P. Behaviour Change in Public Health: Evidence and Implications. BioMed Res Int. 2015; ;2015:598672 [Editorial] doi: 10.1155/2015/598672
Allotey PA, Reidpath DD, Evans NC, Devarajan N, Komahan K, Bachok R, Rajagobal K. Let’s talk about death: Data collection for verbal autopsies in a demographic and health surveillance site in Malaysia. Glob Health Action 2015; 8: 28219 . doi: 10.3402/gha.v8.28219
Masood M, Masood Y, Md Sabri BA, Younis LT, Yusof N, Reidpath D, Petti S. Within-Family Discussion on Harmful Effects of Smoking and Intention to Initiate Smoking Among European Adolescents. J Addict Med. 2015;9(4):261-5. doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000127
Aborigo R, Allotey P, Reidpath DD. The traditional healer in obstetric care: a persistent wasted opportunity in maternal health. Social Science & Medicine 2015 doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.03.046
Reidpath DD. Gruskin S. Allotey P. Is the right to health compatible with sustainability? J Glob Health 2015;5(1):010301 doi: 10.7189/jogh.05.010301.
Allotey P, Reidpath D. Sexual and reproductive health and rights post 2015-challenges and opportunities. BJOG. 2015;122(2):152-5. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13177.
Naftalin CM, Wong NS, Chan DP, Wong KH, Reidpath DD, Lee SS. Three different patterns of CD4 recovery in a cohort of Chinese HIV patients following antiretroviral therapy - a five-year observational study. Int J STD AIDS. 2014. pii: 0956462414553826.
Reidpath DD, Ahmadi K. A novel nonparametric item response theory approach to measuring socioeconomic position: a comparison using household expenditure data from a Vietnam health survey, 2003. Emerg Themes Epidemiol. 2014;11:9. doi: 10.1186/1742-7622-11-9
Komahan K, Reidpath DD. A "Roziah" by Any Other Name: A Simple Bayesian Method for Determining Ethnicity From Names. Am J Epidemiol. 2014;180(3):325-9 doi: 10.1093/aje/kwu129
YS Wong, P Allotey, DD Reidpath Health Care as Commons: An Indigenous Approach to Universal Health Coverage. The International Indigenous Policy Journal. 2014;5 (3):1, http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/iipj/vol5/iss3/1
Allotey P, Davey T, Reidpath DD. NCDs in low and middle-income countries-assessing the capacity of health systems to respond to population needs. BMC Public Health; 14(Suppl 2):S1. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-S2-S1
Jahan NK, Allotey P, Arunachalam D, Yasin S, Soyiri IN, Davey TM, Reidpath DD. The rural bite in population pyramids: what are the implications for responsiveness of health systems in middle income countries? BMC Public Health; 14(Suppl 2):S8 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-S2-S8
Masood M, Reidpath DD. Multi-country health surveys: are the analyses misleading? Curr Med Res Opin. 2014;30(5):857-63. doi: 10.1185/03007995.2013.875466.
Allotey P, Reidpath DD, Devarajan N, Rajagobal K, Yasin S, Arunachalam D, Imelda JD, Soyiri I, Davey T, Jahan N; SEACO Team. Cohorts and community: a case study of community engagement in the establishment of a health and demographic surveillance site in Malaysia. Glob Health Action. 2014;7:23176. doi: 10.3402/gha.v7.23176
Reidpath DD, Davey TM, Kadirvelu A, Soyiri IN, Allotey P. Does one cigarette make an adolescent smoker, and is it influenced by age and age of smoking initiation? Evidence of association from the U.S. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (2011). Prev Med. 2014;59:37-41. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.11.011
Reidpath DD, Masood M, Allotey P. How much energy is locked in the USA? Alternative metrics for characterising the magnitude of overweight and obesity derived from BRFSS 2010 data. Int J Public Health. 2014 Jun;59(3):503-7. doi: 10.1007/s00038-013-0510-1.
Davey TM, Allotey P, Reidpath DD. Is obesity an ineluctable consequence of development? A case study of Malaysia. Public Health. 2013 Dec;127(12):1057-62. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2013.09.008.
Xia S, Allotey P, Reidpath DD, Yang P, Sheng HF, Zhou XN. Combating infectious diseases of poverty: a year on. Infect Dis Poverty. 2013;2(1):27. doi: 10.1186/2049-9957-2-27.
Tan MM, Chan CK, Reidpath DD. Religiosity and Spirituality and the Intake of Fruit, Vegetable, and Fat: A Systematic Review. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med.; 2013:146214. doi: 10.1155/2013/146214
Soyiri IN, Reidpath DD. The use of quantile regression to forecast higher than expected respiratory deaths in a daily time series: a study of new york city data 1987-2000. PLoS One. 2013;8(10):e78215. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078215.
Reidpath DD, Allotey P. The burden is great and the money little: Changing chronic disease management in low- and middle-income countries. J Glob Health;2(2):20301
Jian W, Chan KY, Tang S, Reidpath DD. (2012). A case study of the counterpart technical support policy to improve rural health services in Beijing. BMC Health Serv Res.;12(1):482.
Soyiri IN, Reidpath DD. Humans as animal sentinels for forecasting asthma events: helping health services become more responsive. PLoS One; 7(10):e47823
Reidpath DD, Cheah JC, Lam FC, Yasin S, Soyiri I, Allotey P. Validity of self-measured waist and hip circumferences: results from a community study in Malaysia. Nutr J. 2013;12:135
Bonsu KO, Kadirvelu A, Reidpath DD. Statins in heart failure: do we need another trial? Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2013;9:303-19.
Bonsu KO, Kadirvelu A, Reidpath DD. Lipophilic versus hydrophilic statin therapy for heart failure: a protocol for an adjusted indirect comparison meta-analysis. Syst Rev. 2013;2:22. doi: 10.1186/2046-4053-2-22.
Soyiri IN, Reidpath DD, Sarran C. Forecasting asthma-related hospital admissions in London using negative binomial models. Chron Respir Dis. 2013;10(2):85-94.
Reidpath DD, Olafsdottir AE, Pokhrel S, Allotey P. The fallacy of the equity-efficiency trade off: rethinking the efficient health system. BMC Public Health. 2012 Jun 22;12 Suppl 1:S3.
Ahmadi K, Reidpath DD, Allotey P, Hassali MA. Professionalisation and social attitudes: a protocol for measuring changes in HIV/AIDS-related stigma among healthcare students. BMJ Open. 2013;3(5):pii: e002755. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002755.
Reidpath DD, Ling ML, Wellington E, Al-Sadat N, Yasin S. The Relationship Between Age of Smoking Initiation and Current Smoking: An Analysis of School Surveys in Three European Countries. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013;15(3):729-33. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nts177.
Allotey, P., Reidpath, D. D. & Cheah J. (2014) Research challenges for public health in Asia. In S.M. Griffiths, J.L. Tang, E.K. Yeoh (eds). Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health in Asia (pp. 91-100). New York: Routledge.
Letters in Peer Reviewed Journals
Cheong WL, Reidpath DD. Palliative care in neurology [Letter]. Lancet Neurol. 2017;16(11):868. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(17)30321-6
Wong NS, Reidpath DD, Wong KH, Lee SS. A multilevel approach to assessing temporal change of CD4 recovery following HAART initiation in a cohort of Chinese HIV positive patients. J Infect. 2015. 70(6):676–678. doi:10.1016/j.jinf.2014.10.012
Bonsu KO, Kadirvelu A, Reidpath DD. Re: Targeting NOS as a therapeutic approach for heart failure. Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Sep;143(3):350. doi: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2014.04.003.
Masood M, Masood Y, Reidpath DD, Newton T. Dentists should be at the forefront in the fight against sugar. Lancet. 2014 Jun 14;383(9934):2046. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60996-X.
Working papers and commissioned reports
Reidpath DD, Allotey P. Global warming, poverty, and hunger – do we care about the global health issues of sustainability? [ Manuscript]. 2016. doi: 10.4225/03/57C69FA1213EE [https://is.gd/M4v1IH]
Reidpath, D. D., Allotey, P., & Diamond, M. R. (2015). Predicting blood glucose levels from HbA1c is not the same as predicting HbA1c from blood glucose levels: a common methodological misunderstanding. SEACO Research Note, October 20, 2015. (doi: 10.4225/03/56239BD13C5E0)
Conferences and Invited Presentations
Plenary (Chair). Intersectionality as a research approach to understanding and promoting resilience and responsiveness in health systems. Vancouver, Canada, 17 November, 2016 Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research
Keynote. “Can we maximise the health of a population and achieve equity?” National Seminar on Health Equity: Evidence and Priorities for Research in India, 10-12 August 2015, Trivandrum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IoEj6NzPtI
Presentation with Pascale Allotey. “Intersectionality Research in Action” National Seminar on Health Equity: Evidence and Priorities for Research in India, 10-12 August 2015, Trivandrum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emNnXaEP9W0
If demographic surveillance is the answer, what is the question? World Health Summit 2014, Berlin, 23 October 2014
Public Health has failed this generation and the next. The incompatibility of sustainability with ever improving health. 46th Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) Conference August 2014, Kuala Lumpur.
Institute de Formation et de Recherché Demographiques, Yaounde Cameroon (February, 2000) “Problems with the Disability Adjusted Life-Year”.
Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care (Canberra) Seminar (June, 1999). “Evidence in Evidence-Based Public Health”.
Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria Annual Dinner, Melbourne, (September, 2001). “The social context of disability”.
Conference Presentations: Abstracts Reviewed
Allotey P. & Reidpath D. D. Over- and under-controlled diabetes in a Malaysian health and demographic surveillance site: likely implications for middle income country health systems; Bandar Sunway, Malaysia 20-24 March 2015, Fourth Annual Southeast Asian Studies Symposium.
Conference Presentations: Abstracts Reviewed (Poster)
Allotey-Reidpath K, Warren N, Allotey P, Reidpath DD. Recovery and chronic stroke in Malaysia: Using innovative methods to explore the challenges of aging and NCD management in an acute-focused health system. Vancouver, Canada, 14-18 November, Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research
Reidpath DD, Jian W, Poon AN, Liu G, Chan KY. Improving health service affordability for NCD patients in rural China: A preliminary evaluation ofChina’s service equalisation policy. Vancouver, Canada, 14-18 November, Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research.
Singh SK, Kaen LV, Hei LW, Villiers-Tuthill A, Allotey P, Reidpath DD. 2016. Family and peer influences on alcohol consumption among youth in Malaysia: an exploration of ethnic differences. Melbourne, Australia, 7-10 December, International Congress of Behavioural Medicine 2016
Evans E, Allotey P, Imelda JD, Reidpath DD, Pool R, Praying, not planning: older Malaysians’ end-of-life care attitudes and preferences. Dublin, Ireland, 9-11 June 2016, 9th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care.
Please refer to the full academic profile for the complete list of publications.
Grants and Awards
Brown R., Leder K., Wong T., Allotey P., Cahan B., Chown S., Clasen T., Deletic A., El-Sioufi M., Forbes A., Johnston D., Luby S., McCarthy D., Ramirez-Lovering D., Reidpath D.D., Simpson J. Health and economic benefits of water-sensitive revitalisation in informal urban settlements (2017-2022). The Wellcome Trust (AUD$14 Million).
Hassan S.S. … Reidpath D. D., et al. Development of New Tools for the Diagnosis and Management of Dengue in Local Communities (CLINICAL). Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Malaysia), Development, Evaluation and Integration of Innovative Tools to Reduce Dengue Morbidity and Mortality in Community’ FP0514D0025-2(DSTIN). (RM500,000)
Warren N. L., Allotey, P. A., Reidpath, D. D., Duff, C. J., Manderson, L. H., (2014-2017). Recovery and wellbeing following stroke in Southeast Asia: ethnicity, affordances and the impact of community level factors. Australian Research Council Discovery Grant (AUD$239,000)
Reidpath, D. D., Allotey, P., & Devarajan, N. (2014-2016). The Southeast Asian Community Observatory (SEACO): Operational support for a health and demographic surveillance site in peninsular Malaysia, Monash University Australia (AUD$500,000)
Allotey, P., Sandhu M., Reidpath D. D. (2014) Research for a health community: SEACO Citizen Science Reporters (CSRs) Wellcome Trust International Engagement Awards (GBP£29,840).
Allotey P, Tang S, Reidpath D. D. 2013-2015. Duke University Global Health Initiatives Catastrophic spending – diabetes (US$35,000)
Hassan SS, Reidpath D. D., Allotey P. 2014-2015 Tropical Medicine Interdisciplinary Platform, Dengue viral infections, a community based study (US$40,000)
Sandhu M, Reidpath D. D., Allotey P. 2014-2016. Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genetic epidemiology (feasibility) (£50,000)
Murray L, Alderdice F, Allotey P, Reidpath D. D.. 2014-2016. Queens University Belfast Faculty of Medicine Early origins of disease – (feasibility) £20,000
Pearce M, Reidpath D. D., Allotey P. 2014-2016. Newcastle University (UK) Monash Newcastle Partnership Seed Fund Birth cohort (feasibility) (£10,000)
Stefan B, Reidpath D. D., Allotey P. 2014-2016 Monash Newcastle University Partnership Seed Fund Foundation for the development of an ageing cohort within the Southeast Asia Community Observatory (SEACO) Database: A pilot study £25,000
Huang M, Allotey P, Reidpath D. D. 2014 UNFPA Sexual health in the elderly (US$10,000)
Reidpath D.D., Allotey, P., & Yasin, S. (2011-2013). The South East Asian Community Observatory (SEACO): establishment funds for a health and demographic surveillance site in peninsular Malaysia, Monash University (AUD$2.1 Million)
Allotey, P., Reidpath D.D., Yasin, S., & Chan C (2009-2010). Study of the feasibility of establishing a demographic surveillance site in West Malaysia. Faculty of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences, Monash University (AUD$52,000)
Gyapong, M., Allotey, P., Reidpath D.D., et al (2009-2014) Research Institute for Infectious Diseases of Poverty (IIDP/IRMP). The Wellcome Trust - Research Capacity Strengthening in Africa Institutions Initiative. (GBP£1.3 million)
Reidpath, D. D., Allotey P. (2008) An evaluation of the HPV-vaccine communication strategy of the Royal Society for Public Health (£14,000)
Pokhrel, S. Reidpath, D D. and Allotey, P. (2008) Strategic Review of Social Sciences in neglected diseases of poverty. World Bank, WHO, UNICEF. UNDP Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Disease Research (WHO TDR) (USD$10,000)
Public Health @ Brunel (2006) Applied Social Sciences in Public Health – Implementation Research. World Bank, WHO, UNICEF. UNDP Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Disease Research (WHO TDR) (£13,700)
Reidpath, D. D. (2003) “Trust Reciprocity and Health”, VicHealth (AUD$23,000)
Reidpath, D. D. & Allotey, P. A. (2003) “Exploring the relationship between social value, social connection and health”, VicHealth (AUD$24,959)
Reidpath, D. D. (2003). VicHealth Senior Research Fellowship, VicHealth (AUD$500,000)
Thomas, J, & Reidpath, D. D. (2001). “Understanding the public health response to AIDS related stigma and discrimination in the Asia Pacific region” Ford Foundation (AUD$920,000).
Gifford, SM, Kaplan, I, Allotey, P (CI) & Bakopanas, C., Cummins, RA, Reidpath D. D. (AI) (2003). Off to a Healthy Start: A longitudinal ethnography of the social contexts and determinants of health and well-being among newly arrived refugee youth, VicHealth (AUD$600,000)
Reidpath, D. D., Allotey, P. A., Kouame, A., & Cummins, R. (1999) “An investigation of the role of social, cultural, and environmental context on the burden of disease”. Global Forum for Health Research (AUD$64,000).
Reidpath, D. D., Allotey, P. A (1999) “The social medication of children”. School of Health Sciences Competitive Grant Scheme. (AUD$10,000)
Gifford, S., Kaplan, I., & Reidpath, D. D. (2000) “Off to a healthy start: A feasibility study of health and settlement among refugee youth”. Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (AUD$50,000).
Noblett, A., & Reidpath, D. D. (AI) (2001). “Measuring stress in professional footballers” School Competitive Grant Scheme (AUD$8,500).
Mahoney, M., Durham, G., Townsend, M. (CI), & Reidpath, D. D. (AI) (2001). Health Impact Assessment: a tool for policy development in Australia, PHERP Innovations Grant (AUD$90,000).
Cohen, L. (1999). Moving to Western Australia: decision making processes of migrants from the United Kingdom. Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University.
Renzaho, A. M. N. (2004). Aculturation and diet of refugee and migrant children from sub-Saharan Africa. Deakin University.
Gibbs, L. (2004). Men's Access to Chronic Illness (Arthritis) Self Management Programs. Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University
Chan, K. Y. (2007). A critical analysis of HIV/AIDS stigma measures. Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University
Abbas Zadeh (2008). An analysis of breast cancer registry data from Southern Iran. Doctor of Philosophy, Brunel University
Anna Elisabet Olafsdottir (2012). Governance and health systems performance: Exploring the association and pathways. Doctor of Public Health, Brunel University.
Anthony Wakhisi (2013). Doctor of Public Health, Brunel University.
Ireneous N. Soyiri (2014). Developing quantitative tools for asthma forecasting in London, using weather and air quality. Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University.
Mohd Masood (2015). Cultural and economic macro-environmental determinants of obesity: An analysis of 70 countries. Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University.
Keivan Ahmadi (2015). Development of Professionalism: A Case Study of HIV/AIDS-related Stigma among Healthcare Students. Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University.
Raymond A. Aborigo (2016). Contextualizing maternal morbidity through maternal health audits. Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University.
Tan Min Min (2017). Religion and Healthy Eating among the Seventh-Day Adventists in West Malaysia. Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University.
Kwadwo Osei Bonsu (2017). Role of Statins in Management and Outcomes of Heart Failure. Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University.
Edith Wellington (2017). Challenges of Implementation of the WHO Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (FCTC) - a case study of Ghana. Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University.
MSc Health Promotion
Holland, B. (2007). The perception of healthiness of breakfast cereals given traffic light symbols and Guideline Daily Amounts: a pilot study. School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University
Aldridge, J. (2007). Marketing health in food advertisements on TV: representative of actual nutritional content or misleading? School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University
Omishore, A. (2007). The Perception of the healthiness/nutritional quality of breakfast cereals among adults. School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University
Ayella, W. (2006). An analytical investigation of the causes and policies to address the high incidence of infant mortality in sub-Saharan Africa.School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University
Master of Public Health Theses
Hollier, K.J. (1999) Safe Use of Prescribed Drugs Do the Elderly Really Understand the what, why and how of their prescribed medications? School of Health Sciences, Deakin University
Migliorini, C. (2001). Multilevel model of smoking behaviour in Melbourne. School of Health Sciences, Deakin University
Hodder, J. A. (2000). Evaluating a health questionnaire used to triage patients for preadmission assessment. School of Health Sciences, Deakin University
Master of Public Health Minor Projects
Panelli, R. (2000) Effect of an epilepsy support program in a first seizure clinic. School of Health Sciences, Deakin University
Sau, N. (2000). Preventive strategies plan to address cardiovascular disease in the Kingdom of Tonga. School of Health Sciences, Deakin University.
Le, T.G. (2001). Investigating the effectiveness of health education and school-based anti-helminth programs in Vietnam. School of Health Sciences, Deakin University
Pradeep, A. (2003) The Ethics of an HIV Clincial Trial in Uganda: A Desk Audit of the NIH Grant Application. School of Health Sciences, Deakin University.
4th Year, Honours Theses
Edwards, M. (2000). Ethnicity and the burden of epilepsy: An exploratory descriptive study into the experience of epilepsy in Mediterranean and Anglo Celtic Australians. School of Health Sciences, Deakin University
Sullivan, J. (1996). Gender differences in Health State Evaluations. School of Psychology, Edith Cowan University
Mentorship / trainee supervision
Dr Si Si Si, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth Western Australia
Ms Jeanette Pope, Victorian Public Health Trainee Scheme, Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria, Australia
Dr Siti Haniza Mahmud, WHO Fellow, Malaysian Ministry of Health, Malaysia
Ms Alison Spence, University of Surrey, MSc Social Statistics – placement, UK
Royal Society for Public Health
Professorial Fellow and Member, Academy of Experts (HFRSPH)
Pro-Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Administration
2007 – 2012
Royal Society for Health
Honorary Academician (Hon.FRSH)
Victorian Health Promotion Foundation
Public Health Senior Research Fellowship 2002–2007
- External Reviewer of the MRC/Wits University Health Policy Research Unit for the Medical Research Council of South Africa (2013)
- External Examiner for the Master of Public Health program at the Penang Medical College (2016)
- AIDS Care
- American Journal of Epidemiology
- Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
- BMC Public Health