Dr Mridula Bandyopadhyay

CERI Coordinating Group

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Dr Mridula Bandyopadhyay is a member of the Coordinating Group of the Collaboration for Enhanced Research Impact (CERI), representing The Centre of Research Excellence on Women and Non-Communicable Diseases (CRE WaND).

Mridula is a Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Her PhD in Public Health focused on how social determinants of health influenced maternal and child health. She has wide-ranging experiences in research including in monitoring and evaluation, mixed methods research, health services delivery research, policy development, advocacy, teaching and knowledge transfer and translation, capacity building and consultancies. She has extensive experience of working with culturally and linguistically diverse, vulnerable, and marginalized population groups in Australia and internationally. She has cross-sectoral work experience in research and evaluation, policy, screening and prevention, and quality and safety in health services delivery.

She has worked in Australia and several Asia-Pacific countries in women’s health in various settings, including government, universities, not-for-profit organisations, and international development aid agencies. Her interests are in immigrant and refugee health, culturally and linguistically diverse populations health issues, health services strengthening and delivery, and research translation and application.