Ramez Bathish

Ramez Bathish

PhD Candidate and Research Officer, Clinical and Social Research team, Turning Point and Monash University


Ramez is a PhD candidate and Research Officer at Monash University’s Eastern Health Clinical School, based at Turning Point in the Clinical and Social Research team. Ramez holds a BA (Hons) from Victoria University and conducted his honours research at the Burnet Institute Centre for Population Health in 2012.

Research interests

Ramez’s PhD research examines people’s experiences of AOD residential rehabilitation. Ramez is currently working on a study investigating people’s experiences of injectable buprenorphine maintenance therapy and a study exploring people’s experiences of public dinking in inner Melbourne.

Ramez’s research interests includes:

  • qualitative research
  • social and cultural aspects of alcohol and other drug use
  • addiction and recovery concepts
  • experiences of care and treatment
  • critical perspectives.


Ramez has more than fifteen years’ experience working in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector in Melbourne. In addition to his work in AOD research, Ramez has a background in community development, harm reduction and community health working across a range of clinical and non-clinical settings.

Contact details

You can contact Ramez at [email protected]