Professor Pranee Liamputtong is a Professor of Public Health at the Centre for Health Research, School of Medicine, Western Sydney University and an Adjunct Porfessor at the School of Psychology and Public Health College of Science, La Trobe University, Australia. She obtained her Ph.D in Health Science Education from Monash University, Australia, 1989.
She teaches Culture, Diversity and Health, Evidence-Based Practice, Communication in Health, Research Design and Introduction to Qualitative Research Methodology. She has also taught Research Methods in Health, Integrating Evidence into Practice, Qualitative Research Methods in Health Care.
Her professional experiences include being a Research Fellow in numerous health-related issues of women, children, refugees and immigrants. She has been invited as a visiting professor as well as visiting scholar to several universities and has received several awards for her projects involving public healthcare. Professor Liamputtong has also been nominated and awarded with several titles from prestigious bodies across the globe, a recognition as one of the most influential and accomplished individuals in the world with her leadership in qualitative research methodology in health.
Keynote Address: The need for innovative/creative methodology/methods in qualitative inquiry in the 21st century.
Workshop 4: Meta-synthesis of qualitative evidence for evidence-based practice in health