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Dr

Jesse Young

Research Fellow: Justice Health Program
Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
humans
psychiatry
adult
female
male
prisoners
prevalence
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Dr

Jesse Young

 
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Dr

Jesse Young

 

Dr Jesse Young is an early career researcher specialising in psychiatric epidemiology with leading expertise in data linkage methodology. He is currently employed as a NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at The University of Melbourne, and as a Senior Research Officer at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

He also holds Adjunct positions at the School of Population and Global Health at the University of Western Australia and at the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University. Since 2013, Dr Young has attracted over $1.5M (AUD) in competitive grant funding: $1.3M as a Chief Investigator and $251,000 as an Associate Investigator. He has authored a scientific book chapter, federal reports and 48 peer-reviewed publications, with a further 8 articles currently under review in international journals. He is a member of the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare’s National Prisoner Health Information Committee and Technical Expert Group, guiding the world-leading surveillance system for health of justice-involved adults. He has discussed his research on national TV and radio in Australia and internationally. He has led reports commissioned by state/national government departments; acted as Session and Panel Chair and presented his research findings at international conferences; presented his research by invitation to national government committees, prison/health Ministers across the Asia-Pacific region, health and correctional authorities, stakeholders, and service providers; and lectured by invitation at universities nationally and internationally. His research has been cited in, and informed, national and international guidelines for the treatment of substance use disorder, the prevention of overdose, and access to health services for people released from prison.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 54 most recent scholarly works by Jesse Young.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2020

Higher Education Rising Star 2020

the educator

2019

Head’s Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research

Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne

2019

Open Access Publication Scheme

Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne

2018

Best Published Paper by a PhD Candidate

Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne

2017

Top Institutional Reviewer Award (Overall) - Top 10 percent of researchers for Pre-publication Peer Reviews for The University of Melbourne

Publons

2016

Sentinal of Science Award - Top 10 Percent of Researchers Contributing to the Peer Review in the Field of Medicine

Publons

2016

Junior Investigator Scholarship

9th Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health

2015

SMHR Best Overall Poster Presentation

2015 Society for Mental Health Research Conference

2014

Melbourne International Research Scholarship (MIRS)

The University of Melbourne

2014

Melbourne International Fee Remission Scholarship (MIFRS)

The University of Melbourne

2014

Konrad Jamrozik Prize for Excellence in the Master of Public Health (MPH)

The University of Western Australia

2014

School of Population Health Postgraduate Student Association Prize for Excellence in the Master of Public Health Coursework Program

The University of Western Australia

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Research Fellow: Justice Health Program

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health

Expert Advisory Panel

Western Australian Disability Justice Services, WA Department of Health

International Adhd And Substance Use Disorder Prevalence (Iasp) Research Group

International Collaboration on ADHD and Substance Abuse (ICASA) Foundation

Education


Doctor of Philosophy (Epidemiology)

University of Melbourne

Masters of Public Health with Distinction

The University of Western Australia

Bachelors of Science with Distinction (Psychology)

University of Victoria