Researcher biography

Dr. Dung Phung has background in both medicine and public health. He has experienced diversity roles from clinical practice, health management, and research and teaching academic before joining to the UQ School of Public Health as a senior lecturer in environmental health.

His research interests focus on health effects in relation to occupational and environmental pollution, climate change, and health interventions. He has developed research expertise and skills in environmental epidemiology, systematic review and meta-analysis, health risk assessment, needs assessment, and policy evaluation. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed papers in ISI journals and been awarded as a chief investigator for 9 research grants (NHMRC and international grants) in climate change, air pollution and health. He has been supervising 21 PhD students (5 principal supervisor - 2 conferred, 16 associate supervisor - 7 conferred) to conduct research in a wide range of public health topics worldwide.