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A/Prof

Richard Chenhall

Professor - Medical Anthropology
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Indigenous health
Alcohol and other drug research
Indigenous youth research
Anthropology of Japan
self-help groups
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
social sciences
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A/Prof

Richard Chenhall

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Medical Anthropology
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A/Prof

Richard Chenhall

 

Richard Chenhall is Associate Professor in Medical Anthropology in the Centre for Health Equity at the University of Melbourne. Richard teaches courses at the postgraduate level including Medical Anthropology, Qualitative Research in Public Health and Community Based Participatory Research.

He is currently working on a number of projects focusing on the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, including substance misuse and treatment, sexual health, youth experiences, digital storytelling and the social determinants of health. He is also conducting research related to alcoholism and self-help groups in Japan. Richard is currently an executive committee member for the Organisation for Intercultural Development (OICD) and the Asia Pacific Society for Alcohol and Addiction Studies (APSAAR) and is a member of the Australian Anthropological Association, the Society for Applied Anthropology, the Society for Community Research and the Japan Studies Association of Australia.

Current Grants administered outside University of Melbourne

Title: Culture, context and risk: Socio-cultural influences on the sexual health of Indigenous young people.
Role: Chief Investigator
Funding Source: Australian Research Council Linkage Grant (Administered by Charles Darwin University)
Award Date: 2009-2013

Title: The invisible parents project: Exploring the barriers to effective parent and community involvement in three Northern Territory schools
Role: Chief Investigator
Funding Source: Australian Research Council Linkage Grant (Administered by Charles Darwin University)
Award Date: 2008-2010

Title: BEAT: Best Practice in Early Intervention Assessment and treatment of Depression and Substance Misuse
Role: Chief Investigator
Funding Source: Beyond Blue (Administered by the Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin.)
Award Date: 2009-2014

Title: Indigenous Youth Gangs in Remote Aboriginal communities
Role: Chief Investigator
Funding Source: Criminology Research Council & Dept. of Justice. NT. (Administered by the Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin.)
Award Date: 2009 – 2012

Projects

Displaying the 18 most recent projects by Richard Chenhall.

18

Projects

Project Types


10

Research Grant


5

Research Contracts


3

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 95 most recent scholarly works by Richard Chenhall.

Credentials

Positions


Professor - Medical Anthropology

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health

Casual

Melbourne Conservatorium Of Music

Board Of Directors

Asia Pacific Society for Alcohol and Addiction Research

Secretariat - Executive Council

Australian Professional Society for Alcohol and other Drugs

Executive

Organization for Intra-Cultural Development

Education


Doctorate of Philosophy

London School of Economics and Political Science

BA (HONS)

University of Melbourne