Researcher biography

Dr Cheneal Puljevic is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Services Research and the School of Public Health at the University of Queensland.

At the Centre for Health Services Research she is the Program Manager for the Substance Use and Mental Heealth unit, where she conducts and manages a number of research projects related to substance use, including the Queensland evaluation of the Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence Policy (QUANTEM), and several projects using data from the Global Drug Survey.

At the School of Public Health, she is the co-coordinator of the CARP smoking cessation trial, and contributes to projects promoting smoking cessation among priority populations. Her primary research interest is smoking cessation among disadvantaged populations, with her PhD (completed in 2018) and current UQ Early Career Researcher Grant focusing on this topic.

Cheneal has previously been employed as Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Science Research at The University of Queensland, and as an Associate Lecturer in the School of Public Health at The University of Queensland.

In 2019 Cheneal was awarded the Centre for Health Services Research's Outstanding Early Career Researcher award.