QLD Hub Lead & Science Communication Lead
Professor Chu is the director of the Centre for Environment and Population Health, Griffith University. Her key areas of research expertise are global health, eco-friendly healthy settings; reproductive health; health promotion and integrated health planning; workplace health promotion and safety management; community needs assessment and policy development. She is committed to translational research and capacity-building, particularly in linking environment, health strategies and sustainable development, and has been active as an international consultant to facilitate the development of healthy cities, hospitals and workplaces in many countries in the Asia-Pacific. Her recent focus is on global health security, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation and health. Awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2013, she has published over 230 articles and book chapters, delivered 2 policy/guidelines, 4 commissioned research communication booklets, 5 documentaries films, 21 international consultancy reports, 1 WHO regional guideline, and has presented 92 key note addresses in conferences. She has graduated 54 PhDs and has won a national commendation for 2018 excellence in research supervision by the Australian Council for Graduate Research.