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Research Biography

Dr Jane Fischer has held academic and government appointments in public health, primarily in alcohol & other drugs related positions, for over 20 years in Brisbane (Queensland) and Adelaide (South Australia).

Jane is currently a Research Fellow with the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University

Prior to her Flinders University appointment, Jane was Program Manager, Centre of Alcohol and Drug Studies (CDAS), Queensland Health. At CDAS she was responsible for managing and conducting state-wide AOD-related translational research and evaluation projects influencing service and client health-care outcomes.

Earlier in her career Jane was a Research Officer at the Queensland Alcohol and Drug Research and Education Centre (QADREC), The University of Queensland. At QADREC Jane was primarily responsible for coordinating and managing the Queensland component of the Illicit Drug Reporting System and the Ecstasy and Related Drugs System.

Research Interests

Specialist areas:

  • Alcohol, tobacco and other drug use
  • Vulnerable populations, including young adults, women, sex workers and people experiencing systematic disadvantage
  • Quality of life and subjective wellbeing, particularly its measurement


  • Secondary data analysis
  • Quantitative research, particularly longitudinal and cross-sectional study designs


  • Translational research
  • Workforce development

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Queensland

… → 2015

Award Date: 30 Aug 2015

Master, University of Queensland


Award Date: 21 Dec 1996

Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland


Award Date: 21 Jan 1992


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