Dr Tambri Housen

BSc- Nursing (Curtin), MPhil App Epi (ANU), PhD (Curtin)
Research Fellow

Biography

Dr Tambri Housen is an epidemiologist and registered nurse specializing in international public health. She is currently working as a Research Fellow on the Masters of Philosophy (Applied Epidemiology), Australia's Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP).

Dr Housen has experience in post-conflict and developing nations in the areas of field research, project design and management, team leadership, mentorship and capacity building. She is an experienced registered nurse having worked in varied hospital settings, primary health care, tropical medicine, nutrition, maternal-child health and infectious diseases.

Research

Research interests

  • Cross-cultural mixed-methods research to inform policy and culturally relevant best practice in health care delivery
  • Research promoting evidence-based practice in response to humanitarian crises
  • Research promoting evidence-based practice in the delivery of health care to marginalised populations
  • Mental health, migration, infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, nutrition, women’s health

Publications

  • Housen, T, Lenglet, A, Ariti, C et al 2018, 'Validation of mental health screening instruments in the Kashmir Valley, India', Transcultural Psychiatry.
  • Housen, T, Lenglet, A, Ariti, C et al 2017, 'Prevalence of anxiety, depression and posttraumatic stress disorder in the Kashmir Valley', BMJ Global Health, vol. Online, pp. 13pp..