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Dr

Tim Adair

Principal Research Fellow Crvs
Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health
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Dr

Tim Adair

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Life expectancy
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Dr

Tim Adair

 

Dr Tim Adair is a demographer and Principal Research Fellow in the Global Burden of Disease Group at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. His primary role is with the Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative, which is working with Governments of low-to-middle income countries throughout the world to strengthen their civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems and improve the quality of health data available to policymakers.

He leads the Data for Health Initiative's CRVS Fellowship Program (https://crvsgateway.info/fellowship) that builds capacity in both individuals and institutions to enhance the quality, sustainability and policy utility of CRVS systems. He is also active in developing and teaching methods and tools to assess the quality of mortality registration systems and generate key mortality indicators from incomplete data.Dr Adair also makes significant research contributions investigating causes of the recent slowdowns in Australian life expectancy increases and high-income country cardiovascular disease mortality declines. His research with Prof Alan Lopez on these topics has been published in the peer-reviewed literature and also received considerable local and international media attention.He also has extensive experience in population ageing research and teaching, and is subject coordinator of Global Population Ageing within the Master of Ageing program.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Award for Excellence in Knowledge Transfer Achievements

Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

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Award

Credentials

Positions


Principal Research Fellow Crvs

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health

Education


Demography

The Australian National University

Population Studies

The Australian National University