Dr Sue Vlack

Senior Lecturer

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine
s.vlack@sph.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64687

Overview

Susan is a lecturer at the School of Public Health. She is also a Public Health Physician whose recent clinical practice has been in Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection for Metro North Brisbane area. She has had experience as a Child Health program manager in Far North Queensland, and has an ongoing interest in immunisation practice and mprovement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health through health service research applicable to preventive care.

Research Interests

  • Immunisation programs and practice
    Coverage and promotion in Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander people, and other target groups.
  • Prevention of Late Stillbirth through mindfulness of foetal movement
    Adoption of a mobile phone application, My Baby's Movements, by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers
  • Preventive health care in General Practice
    Promotion of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in mainstream settings

Qualifications

  • DipComChildHlth, Flinders University
  • Master of Public Health & Tropical Health, James Cook University
  • Fellow Australasian Fac of Pub Hlth Med
  • MBBS, University of New South Wales

Publications

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Supervision

  • (2005) Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book Chapter

  • Vlack, S., Shannon, C., Colditz, P. B. and Hooper, L. (2002). Baby Help, A Diagnostic Tool For Indigenous Parents And Health Workers. In Baby Help, A Diagnostic Tool For Indigenous Parents And Health Workers (pp. xx-xx) Queensland: Queensland Health, Indigenous Health Division, University of Queensland..

  • Vlack, S., Shannon, C., Colditz, P. and Hooper, L. (2002). Better Practice For Child Health Service Delivery To Queensland Indigenous Communities. In Better Practice For Child Health Service Delivery To Queensland Indigenous Communities (pp. 1-109) St Lucia, Brisbane: Queensland Health, Indigenous Health Division, The University of Queensland.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision

  • (2005) Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor