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A/Prof. Hassan Vally

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Position

Associate Professor Epidemiology

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Social Dev

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

hassan.vally@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68935

Biography

Associate Professor Hassan Vally is an epidemiologist with considerable experience in both academia and in government. He has expertise in the analysis and interpretation of health data and in the understanding and critiquing of evidence in the health domain. He has background in a number of disciplines in addition to epidemiology, including molecular biology, virology and immunology. Dr Vally is also an expert in risk and risk communication and has been involved in consulting for both the State and Federal Governments as well as the World Health Organization. In recent years, Dr Vally has been involved in science communication and has been actively involved in media engagement.

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Biography summary

Associate Professor Hassan Vally has considerable experience in both public health and epidemiology across both industry and academia. Dr Vally also has experience working in the Asia Pacific region, including Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Cambodia, both in the areas of capacity building and responding to health emergencies.

Knowledge areas

Associate Professor Hassan Vally is an epidemiologist whose strength is his breadth of experience. Dr Vally has worked in a number of areas, including infectious diseases, foodborne disease, nutrition, child health, asthma and Indigenous Health and has spent many years involved in the investigation and response to outbreaks and epidemics of disease.

Media appearances

Associate Professor Hassan Vally has considerable expertise in science and health communication which has involved extensive media engagement. Dr Vally has appeared regularly in the media and regularly writes for a number of publications including The Conversation, newspapers and other online publications.

Publications

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2021

Understanding local government responses to alcohol-related harm

M Guizzo, B Ward, C Wilkinson, H Vally, S Kuntsche

(2021), Vol. 40, pp. 761-770, Drug and Alcohol Review, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Acculturation and alcohol: Exploring experiences of alcohol for Asian international students in Australia

P Bhat, R Dwyer, H Vally, A Pennay

(2021), Vol. 85, pp. 184-190, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Estimates of drug treated diabetes incidence and prevalence using Australian administrative pharmaceutical data

S Purkiss, T Keegel, H Vally, D Wollersheim

(2021), Vol. 6, pp. 1-10, International Journal of Population Data Science, Swansea, Wales, C1

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Estimates of age specific death rates in people with diabetes and associated multimorbidity using Australian administrative pharmaceutical data

S Purkiss, T Keegel, H Vally, D Wollersheim

(2021), Vol. 6, pp. 1-9, International Journal of Population Data Science, Swansea, Wales, C1

journal article
2020

Coverage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nutrition in the Koori Mail

C Vargas, J Browne, T Hardy, E Moore, H Vally, D Gleeson

(2020), Vol. 44, pp. 180-185, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, Chichester, Eng., C1

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A comparison of australian chronic disease prevalence estimates using administrative pharmaceutical dispensing data with international and community survey data

S Purkiss, T Keegel, H Vally, D Wollersheim

(2020), Vol. 5, pp. 1-11, International Journal of Population Data Science, Swansea, Wales, C1

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Changes in prescribed treatments following parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism in older adults

S Purkiss, T Keegel, H Vally, D Wollersheim

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 47-53, World Journal of Endocrine Surgery, New Delhi, India, C1

journal article

Australians' support for alcohol price-based policies

M Cook, M Livingston, H Vally, S Callinan

(2020), Vol. 85, International Journal of Drug Policy, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Prevalence and sociodemographic factors of risky drinking in Australian older adults

H Jiang, S Griffiths, S Callinan, M Livingston, H Vally

(2020), Vol. 39, pp. 684-693, Drug and Alcohol Review, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Children's perspectives on water, sanitation and hygiene in schools: A case-study from the Philippines

C McMichael, H Vally

(2020), Vol. 62, Health and Place, England, C1

journal article

The Cardio-Med survey tool: Development and pilot validation of a FFQ in a multicultural cardiology cohort

T Kucianski, A Thodis, H Vally, A Kouris-Blazos, G Moschonis, A Wilson, W Van Gaal, A Tierney, C Itsiopoulos

(2020), Vol. 23, pp. 2303-2313, Public Health Nutrition, England, C1

journal article

Long-term survival following successful abdominal aortic aneurysm repair evaluated using Australian administrative data

S Purkiss, T Keegel, H Vally, D Wollersheim

(2020), Vol. 90, pp. 339-344, ANZ Journal of Surgery, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Cervical re-explorations and proxy survival following parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism using Australian administrative data

S Purkiss, T Keegel, H Vally, D Wollersheim

(2020), Vol. 90, pp. 872-876, ANZ Journal of Surgery, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

The impact of a school-based water, sanitation and hygiene intervention on knowledge, practices, and diarrhoea rates in the Philippines

H Vally, C McMichael, C Doherty, X Li, G Guevarra, P Tobias

(2019), Vol. 16, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Anatomy of a demand shock: Quantitative analysis of crowding in hospital emergency departments in Victoria, Australia during the 2009 influenza pandemic

P Sivey, R McAllister, H Vally, A Burgess, A Kelly

(2019), Vol. 14, PLoS ONE, United States, C1

journal article
2018

Description of social contacts among student cases of pandemic influenza during the containment phase, Melbourne, Australia, 2009

C van Gemert, E McBryde, I Bergeri, R Sacks-Davis, H Vally, T Spelman, B Sutton, M Hellard

(2018), Vol. 9, pp. 27-34, Western Pacific surveillance and response journal : WPSAR, Philippines, C1

journal article

Partner violence and postnatal mental health: Cross-sectional analysis of factors associated with depression and anxiety in new mothers

S Mandal, L Hooker, H Vally, A Taft

(2018), Vol. 24, pp. 434-440, Australian Journal of Primary Health, Clayton, Vic., C1

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Intimate-partner violence and reproductive decision-making by women attending Victorian Maternal- and Child-Health services: A cross-sectional study

E Bauleni, L Hooker, H Vally, A Taft

(2018), Vol. 24, pp. 422-427, Australian Journal of Primary Health, Clayton, Vic., C1

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The AUStralian MEDiterranean Diet Heart Trial (AUSMED Heart Trial): A randomized clinical trial in secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in a multiethnic Australian population: Study protocol

C Itsiopoulos, T Kucianski, H Mayr, W van Gaal, M Martinez-Gonzalez, H Vally, M Kingsley, A Kouris-Blazos, J Radcliffe, L Segal, L Brazionis, A Salim, A Tierney, K O'Dea, A Wilson, C Thomas

(2018), Vol. 203, pp. 4-11, American Heart Journal, United States, C1

journal article

Bed-Sharing in the First 8 Weeks of Life: An Australian Study

H Cunningham, H Vally, L Bugeja

(2018), Vol. 22, pp. 556-564, Maternal and Child Health Journal, United States, C1

journal article
2017

Perinatal and social factors predicting caesarean birth in a 2004 Australian birth cohort

S Robson, H Vally, A Mohamed, M Yu, E Westrupp

(2017), Vol. 30, pp. 506-510, Women and Birth, Netherlands, C1-1

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How effective are family-based and institutional nutrition interventions in improving children's diet and health? A systematic review

A Black, K D'Onise, R McDermott, H Vally, K O'Dea

(2017), Vol. 17, BMC Public Health, England, C1

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Impact of multidrug resistance on tuberculosis recurrence and long-term outcome in China

Y Sun, D Harley, H Vally, A Sleigh

(2017), Vol. 12, PLoS ONE, United States, C1

journal article
2016

Exploration of testing practices and population characteristics support an increase in chlamydia positivity in Tasmania between 2001 and 2010

N Stephens, D Coleman, K Shaw, M O'Sullivan, H Vally, A Venn

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 362-367, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Evaluation of a structured expert elicitation estimating the proportion of illness acquired by foodborne transmission for nine enteric pathogens in Australia

H Vally, K Glass, L Ford, G Hall, M Kirk, C Shadbolt, M Veitch, K Fullerton, J Musto, N Becker

(2016), Vol. 144, pp. 897-906, Epidemiology and Infection, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

Childhood health and developmental outcomes after cesarean birth in an Australian cohort

S Robson, H Vally, M Abdel-Latif, M Yu, E Westrupp

(2015), Vol. 136, pp. e1285-e1293, Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Ill., C1-1

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Comparison of characteristics and mortality in multidrug resistant (MDR) and non-MDR tuberculosis patients in China

Y Sun, D Harley, H Vally, A Sleigh

(2015), Vol. 15, BMC Public Health, England, C1

journal article
2014

Proportion of illness acquired by foodborne transmission for nine enteric pathogens in Australia: An expert elicitation

H Vally, K Glass, L Ford, G Hall, M Kirk, C Shadbolt, M Veitch, K Fullerton, J Musto, N Becker

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 727-733, Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, United States, C1

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High folate levels in Aboriginal children after subsidised fruit and vegetables and mandatory folic acid fortification

A Black, H Vally, P Morris, M Daniel, A Esterman, F Smith, K O'Dea

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 241-246, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Australia, C1

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Viral gastrointestinal outbreaks in residential care facilities: An examination of the value of public health unit involvement

C Davis, H Vally, R Bell, F Sheehan, F Beard

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 177-183, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Australia, C1

journal article
2013

A cross sectional survey of attitudes, awareness and uptake of the parental pertussis booster vaccine as part of a cocooning strategy, Victoria, Australia

E Donnan, J Fielding, S Rowe, L Franklin, H Vally

(2013), Vol. 13, BMC Public Health, England, C1

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Nutritional impacts of a fruit and vegetable subsidy programme for disadvantaged Australian Aboriginal children

A Black, H Vally, P Morris, M Daniel, A Esterman, C Karschimkus, K O'Dea

(2013), Vol. 110, pp. 2309-2317, British Journal of Nutrition, England, C1

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Health outcomes of a subsidised fruit and vegetable program for Aboriginal children in northern New South Wales

A Black, H Vally, P Morris, M Daniel, A Esterman, F Smith, K O'Dea

(2013), Vol. 199, pp. 46-50, Medical Journal of Australia, Australia, C1

journal article
2012

Geographic information systems used to describe the link between the risk of Ross River virus infection and proximity to the Leschenault Estuary, WA

H Vally, M Peel, G Dowse, S Cameron, J Codde, I Hanigan, M Lindsay

(2012), Vol. 36, pp. 229-235, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Australia, C1

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A multistate outbreak of hepatitis a associated with semidried tomatoes in Australia, 2009

E Donnan, J Fielding, J Gregory, K Lalor, S Rowe, P Goldsmith, M Antoniou, K Fullerton, K Knope, J Copland, D Bowden, S Tracy, G Hogg, A Tan, J Adamopoulos, J Gaston, H Vally

(2012), Vol. 54, pp. 775-781, Clinical Infectious Diseases, United States, C1

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Epidemiology of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli in Australia, 2000-2010

H Vally, G Hall, A Dyda, J Raupach, K Knope, B Combs, P Desmarchelier

(2012), Vol. 12, BMC Public Health, England, C1

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Missed immunisation opportunities in emergency departments in northern New South Wales, Australia

A Way, D Durrheim, H Vally, P Massey

(2012), Vol. 48, pp. 66-70, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Australia, C1

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