Michael McGrath

Research Fellow, National Addiction and Mental Health Surveillance Unit, Turning Point


Michael (BA(Hons), MPH) has a research background in public health and epidemiology, with a particular focus in the mental health of marginalised populations.

Over the past 10 years, he has worked in government, universities and research consultancies in Australia, the United Kingdom, and low- and middle-income countries. This has included projects examining the burden of disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, changes to alcohol policies in the United Kingdom, the scalability of psychological interventions for refugees, and the adaptation of psychosocial interventions for people with severe mental illness in low-resource settings.

Research interests

Michael’s research interests include:

  • Population mental health
  • Alcohol and substance use
  • Health systems research
  • Refugee and migrant health

Contact details

You can get in contact with Michael via email at [email protected]

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