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Research Biography

Dr Jane Fischer is a Research Fellow at the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University. Her research interests are focused upon reducing harm associated with alcohol and other drug (AOD) use; quality of life; and vulnerable populations, particularly women.

Dr Fischer was appointed to her current position in 2012. Prior to her appointment at Flinders University, Dr Fischer was the Program Manager for the Centre for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Queensland Health, responsible for supporting the design, delivery and evaluation of AOD translational research projects. Dr Fischer has held a broad range of positions in her over twenty years’ working in the Australian AOD sector. During this time she has been principal and co-investigator on a number of local, state and national competitive and commissioned research grants, primarily in the area of translational research, outcome measures, and AOD workforce development. 

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


  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • quality of life
  • harm reduction
  • stigma
  • outcome measures


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