Overview

Expertise Keywords

  • Communicable disease control
  • Epidemiology
  • Evidence based medicine
  • Immunisation
  • Public Health
  • Systematic reviews
  • Vaccine preventable diseases

Subject Area Codes

  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Public Health and Health Services

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 30 (Other: 30)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Current and Past Courses

  • Medicine 1 (1001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Medicine 2 (2001MED_Y2)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Medicine 1 (8001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Medicine 2 (8002MED_Y2)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Medicine 3 (3001MED_Y2)
    Teacher, In Person, Online, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Medicine 3 (8003MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, Online, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Medicine 1 (8001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Medicine 2 (8002MED_Y2)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Medicine 1 (8001MED_Y2)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Medicine 1 (8001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Other Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Medicine 1 (8001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Medicine 1 (8001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Other Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Medicine 1 (8001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Medicine 2 (2001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Medicine 2 (2001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Medicine 1 (8001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Other Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Medicine 1 (1001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Medicine 2 (2001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Medicine 2 (2001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Medicine 1 (1001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Medicine 2 (2001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Medicine 2 (2001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Medicine 2 (2001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Medicine 2 (2001MED_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Medicine 1 (1001MED_Y2)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Medicine 2 (2001MED_Y2)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Medicine 2 (2001MED_Y2)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2010.

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Background

Bio

Megan Young joined Griffith University in 2007 as a part-time Lecturer in Population Health for the School of Medicine. Since that time she has been instrumental in developing the public health curriculum within the medical course, including research and evidence-based medicine components. Megan is also a Public Health Physician and works part-time in a public health unit in Brisbane. Her research interests align with her Public Health Medicine practice and focus on the control of notifiable conditions including vaccine preventable diseases. Megan is currently completing her PhD on passive immunisation for the public health management of communicable diseases, namely measles, rubella and hepatitis A.  

Professional experience

  • Public Health Physician,
  • Research Assistant, 2002 - 2002
  • Public Health Registrar, 2002 - 2008

External service roles

  • Public Health Physician, Metro North Hospital and Health Service 2010 - Present
  • Expert adviser (epidemiology), External Evaluation of Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee submissions 2008 - Present
  • Assessor, 2010 - Present
  • Assessor, Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine 2010 - Present
  • Member, Panel of Providers of Health Services Evaluation for the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing 2010 - 2012
  • Trainee representative, Queensland Branch, AFPHM 2004 - 2006
  • Part-time Public Health Physician,
  • Expert adviser (epidemiology), 2008 - 2012
  • Member, 2010 - 2012

Editorial roles

  • Reviewer, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2015 - Present
  • Reviewer, 2014 - Present
  • Reviewer, Journal of Public Health 2014 - Present
  • Reviewer, Australian Medical Student Journal 2011 - Present

Professional memberships

  • General registration, Medical Board of Australia 1999 - Present
  • FAFPHM Fellow, Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine 2007 - Present
  • Member, International Society for Infectious Diseases 2011 - Present
  • Member, Public Health Association of Australia 2012 - Present

Clinical roles

  • Public Health Physician, Metro North Hospital and Health Service 2010 - Present