A/P Helen Jordan is a public health educator and researcher who specialises in public health planning, health program evaluation and health policy (including evidence informed policy, policy making theories and frameworks, and comparative health system analysis) and has a particular interest in the application of systems thinking within these fields.
Helen coordinates and teaches within a number of postgraduate level subjects in the Master of Public Health program at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. Helen also delivers short courses and provides one-to-one and group assistance in population health program and service planning, implementation and evaluation for government departments, agencies, non-government organisations, hospitals, community health services and universities across Australia.
Recent projects include the Department of Health (DoH)/Melbourne University Partnership Project to build population health capacity of the North Division executive; evaluation of the Building Respectful Relations Community Partnership; the Australian Genomics Health Alliance facilitated international collaboration to develop a tool for shared evaluation and learning among genomics experts; evaluation of the Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Networks; and DHHS division (North and West) capacity building project to assist local governments to evaluate their Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plans.
Helen supervises PhD and MPH research students. Current and recent research student topics include Lived experience and needs of Australian adults with a disorder of the corpus callosum.