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Biographical entry Reid, Janice Clare (Jan) (1947 - )

AM

Born
19 September 1947
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Educator

Summary

Jan Reid's areas of research interest include medical anthropology in the field of indigenous and refugee health and health care, occupational and mental health. In 1998 she was appointed Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to cross-cultural public health and the development of health services to socio-economically disadvantaged groups in the community.

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Events

1966 - 1968
Career position - Research Assistant at the Australian Mineral Development Laboratories, South Australia
1968
Career position - Tutor in the Department of Geology at the University of Adelaide
1968 - 1969
Career position - High School Teacher in Papua New Guinea
1971
Career position - Teaching Assistant at Stamford University, USA
1972
Career position - Graduate Research Assistant at Stamford University, USA
1974 - 1975
Career position - Research Officer/Assistant in the Department of Community Medicine at the University of New South Wales (UNSW)
1976 - 1978
Career position - Programme Co-ordinator at the University of New South Wales (UNSW)
1978 - 1979
Career position - Lecturer in the Department of Behavioural and Genetic Studies at the University of Sydney
1979 - 1990
Career position - Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at the University of Sydney
1984
Award - Wellcome Medal received from the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
1987 - 1991
Career position - Foundation Head of the School of Community Health at the University of Sydney
1988 - 1992
Career position - Director of the Centre of Crosscultural Studies, Health and Medicine at the University of Sydney
1990 - 1991
Career position - Professor of Community Health at the University of Sydney
1991 - 1998
Career position - Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at Queensland University of Technology
1992 - 1996
Career position - Chair or member of various National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Standing Committees
1994 - 1997
Career position - Deputy Chair of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research
1995 - 2001
Career position - Chair of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
1998 -
Career position - Vice-Chancellor an University President at the University of Western Sydney
1998
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings on Janice Reid, anthropologist, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Edited Books

  • Reid, Janice and Trompf, Peggy (eds), The Health of Immigrant Australia: a Social Perspective, D. F. Branagan, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Sydney, 1990, 407 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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