Dr Nathan Grills

Dr Nathan Grills

Senior Researcher and Pubic Health Physician at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne.

Dr Nathan Grills is a Senior Researcher and Pubic Health Physician at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne. His research field is Global Public Health with a particular regard for non-communicable diseases and researching complex public health partnerships with civil society groups. Such partnerships were the focus of his DPhil under a Rhodes scholarship, his work with the WHO and, more recently, as part of his DPH on the importance of Public Health Partnerships. The other area of research and practice is disability inclusive development and health programs in low and middle income countries. Although Dr Grills’s recent research focus has been South Asia, including work in Burma, Nepal, Bangladesh and India, he also has had extensive international experience in Africa, Fiji, East Timor and PNG with a focus on translating research to policy and action. He has initiated a number of international and local collaborations with organisations such as PHFI and CMC Vellore.