Richard Chenhall is 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.
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Predicting And Preventing Child Removals And Optimising The Child Protection System For Ab..
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Predicting And Preventing Child Removals And Optimising The Child Protection System For Aboriginal Children In Partnership With Aboriginal Communities And Health Services
Aboriginal children are over-represented in out-of-home care and at every stage of the child protection process. This study will examine I) ..
The Invisible Parents Project - Exploring The Barriers To Effective Parental And Community Involvement In Three Northern Territory Schools
Education outcomes in the Northern Territory, particularly for Indigenous students, lag far behind those of other Australians, to the point ..
Internal Research Grant
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Double perspective narrating time, life and health
Shawn Wilson, Anna Lydia Svalastog, Harald Gaski, Kate Senior, Richard Chenhall
Journal article | 2020 | AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
The goal of this article is to explain the concept of double perspective and the impact this may be having on the health of Indige..
'Boys mostly just want to have sex': Young Indigenous people talk about relationships and sexual intimacy in remote, rural and regional Australia
Kate Senior, Richard Chenhall, Janet Helmer
Journal article | 2020 | Sexualities
This article seeks to understand Indigenous Australian young people's relationships and their experiences of sexual intimacy. A co..
An Interrogation of Sensory Anthropology of and in Japan
Hannah Gould, Richard Chenhall, Tamara Kohn, Carolyn S Stevens
Journal article | 2019 | Anthropological Quarterly
Sensory anthropology has quickly become a dynamic and expansive field of contemporary scholarship, with ethnographers increasingly..
Inequalities in the Age of Universal Health Coverage: Young Chileans with Diabetes Negotiating for Their Right to Health
Marcela Gonzalez-Aguero, Richard Chenhall, Prabhathi Basnayake, Cathy Vaughan
Journal article | 2019 | Medical Anthropology Quarterly: international journal for the cultural and social analysis of health
While Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has been praised as a powerful means to reduce inequalities and improve access to health glo..
Brand advertising and brand sharing of alcoholic and non-alcoholic products, and the effects on young Thai people's attitudes towards alcohol use: A qualitative focus group study
Ratchakorn Kaewpramkusol, Kate Senior, Sutham Nanthamongkolchai, Richard Chenhall
Journal article | 2019 | Drug and Alcohol Review
The Alcohol Management Plan at Pormpuraaw, Queensland, Australia: An ethnographic community-based study
K Smith, Marcia Langton, Richard Chenhall, Penelope Smith, Shane Bawden
Book | 2019
Alcohol is one of the leading causes of social, legal and health problems for Indigenous Australians. Since 2002, Alcohol Manageme..
More than “Just Learning About the Organs”: Embodied Story Telling as a Basis for Learning About Sex and Relationships
Kate Senior, Richard Chenhall
Book Chapter | 2017
These rich and multidisciplinary essays are written by renowned critical sexualities studies experts and rising stars in this area..
Ethical Considerations When Using Visual Methods in Digital Storytelling with Aboriginal Young People in Southeast Australia
Michelle Evans, Fran Edmonds, Scott McQuire, Richard Chenhall
Book Chapter | 2016
In southeast Australia the history of colonization continues to impact the way Aboriginal people are perceived. The legacy of the ..
Digital storytelling, image-making and self-representation: Building digital literacy as an ethical response for supporting Aboriginal young peoples’ visual identities
Fran Edmonds, Michelle Evans, Sscott McQuire, Richard Chenhall
Journal article | 2015 | Visual Methodologies
From the early 19th century, Aboriginal culture in southeast Australia was severely disrupted by colonisation, the affects of whic..
Norwegian General Practitioners' Perspectives on Implementation of a Guided Web-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression: A Qualitative Study
Maja Wilhelmsen, Ragnhild Sorensen Hoifodt, Nils Kolstrup, Knut Waterloo, Martin Eisemann, Richard Chenhall, Mette Bech Risor
Journal article | 2014 | Journal of Medical Internet Research
Early identification and preventive care for elevated cardiovascular disease risk within a remote Australian Aboriginal primary health care service
Christopher P Burgess, Ross S Bailie, Christine M Connors, Richard D Chenhall, Robyn A McDermott, Kerin O'Dea, Charlie Gunabarra, Hellen L Matthews, Adrian J Esterman
Journal article | 2011 | BMC Health Services Research
Lukumbat marawana: a changing pattern of drug use by youth in a remote Aboriginal community.
Kate Senior, Richard Chenhall
Journal article | 2008 | Australian Journal of Rural Health
OBJECTIVE: To examine marijuana use by youth in a remote Aboriginal community in Northern Australia over a 5-year period. DESIGN: ..
Talking about TB: multicultural diversity and tuberculosis services in Waikato, New Zealand.
Clif van der Oest, Richard Chenhall, Dell Hood, Paul Kelly
Journal article | 2005 | New Zealand Medical Journal
AIM: To explore the diversity of opinion amongst different refugee and minority group representatives about tuberculosis, and to e..
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Professor - Medical Anthropology
Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health
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
Organization for Intra-Cultural Development
Doctorate of Philosophy
London School of Economics and Political Science
University of Melbourne