Dr Juinn-Yih Su

Data Manager / Analyst

Qualifications:

Doctor of Public Health, Charles Darwin University, 2016; Master of Public Health, Charles Darwin University, 2004; Bachelor of Medicine, National Yangming Medical College, Taiwan,1988;

Approved level of HDR supervision at Charles Darwin University:

Associate supervisor for PhD and masters students

Location:

Darwin – Bld Red 9, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina campus

Biography:

Jiunn-Yih is a medically trained epidemiologist. He completed his Master of Public Health and Doctor of Public Health at Menzies.

He has worked at the Northern Territory Centre for Disease Control on the surveillance of sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses for 11 years, gaining extensive experience in epidemiological research and disease surveillance.

He also lectured for the Menzies’ Master of Public Health course teaching epidemiology, biostatistics, research design and research methods, disease control and sexual and reproductive health, and in Menzies’ STATA training courses.

Jiunn-Yih joined Menzies in 2016 to work on a NHMRC funded data linkage study on childhood development and education. Currently he works for the Child and Youth Development Research Partnership (CYDRP), where he uses linked administrative datasets to investigate the impact of early life health and social factors on children’s developmental, educational and social outcomes. He also works with the Hearing for Learning Initiative.

  1. Su JY, He VY, Guthridge S, and Silburn S. The Impact of Hearing Impairment on the Life Trajectories of Aboriginal Children in Remote Australia: Protocol for the Hearing Loss in Kids Project. JMIR Res Protoc. 2020;9(1):e15464.
  2. Su JY, Guthridge S, He VY, Howard D, and Leach AJ. Impact of hearing impairment on early childhood development in Australian Aboriginal children: A data linkage study. J Paediatr Child Health. 2020;56(10):1597-1606.
  3. Su JY, Guthridge S, He VY, Howard D, and Leach AJ. The impact of hearing impairment on early academic achievement in Aboriginal children living in remote Australia: a data linkage study. BMC Public Health. 2020;20(1):1521.
  4. He VY, Guthridge S, Su JY, Howard D, Stothers K, and Leach A. The link between hearing impairment and child maltreatment among Aboriginal children in the Northern Territory of Australia: is there an opportunity for a public health approach in child protection? BMC Public Health. 2020;20(1):449.
  5. Su JY, He VY, Guthridge S, Howard D, Leach A, and Silburn S. The impact of hearing impairment on Aboriginal children's school attendance in remote Northern Territory: a data linkage study. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2019;43(6):544-550.
  6. He VY, Su JY, Guthridge S, Malvaso C, Howard D, Williams T, et al. Hearing and justice: The link between hearing impairment in early childhood and youth offending in Aboriginal children living in remote communities of the Northern Territory, Australia. Health Justice. 2019;7(1):1
  7. Ward J, McManus H, McGregor S, Hawke K, Giele C, Su JY, et al. HIV incidence in Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations in Australia: a population-level observational study. Lancet HIV. 2018;5(9):e506-e514.
  8. Giffard PM, Su JY, Andersson P, and Holt DC. Primary health clinic toilet/bathroom surface swab sampling can indicate community profile of sexually transmitted infections. PeerJ. 2017;5:e3487.
  9. Su JY, Belton S, and Ryder N. Why are men less tested for sexually transmitted infections in remote Australian Indigenous communities? A mixed-methods study. Cult Health Sex. 2016;18(10):1150-64.
  10. Su JY, Holt J, Payne R, Gates K, Ewing A, and Ryder N. Effectiveness of using Grindr to increase syphilis testing among men who have sex with men in Darwin, Australia. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2015;39(3):293-4.
  1. Innovative data use an important step in eliminating hep B

    Innovative data use an important step in eliminating hep B

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    A team of researchers in the Northern Territory (NT) have designed and tested a new algorithm to determine hepatitis B status.

  2. Healthy Tomorrow | Christmas edition 2019

    Healthy Tomorrow | Christmas edition 2019

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    In this edition, we are proud to present a snapshot of the announcements, awards and events that have occurred over the past few months.

  3. Hearing loss impacts school attendance among Australia's aboriginal children

    Hearing loss impacts school attendance among Australia's aboriginal children

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    The study was led by Dr. Jiunn-Yih Su with the Centre for Child Development and Education, Menzies School of Health Research, and the Charles Darwin University.

  4. High levels of hearing loss are linked with absenteeism

    High levels of hearing loss are linked with absenteeism

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    A team of researchers led by Menzies, CDU, recommend better early detection for treatment to support students with hearing difficulties.

  5. Hearing loss linked to poor school attendance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

    Hearing loss linked to poor school attendance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

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    The first study investigating hearing impairment on school attendance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children has been released.

  6. Media Release | Hearing loss linked to poor school attendance in the Northern Territory

    Media Release | Hearing loss linked to poor school attendance in the Northern Territory

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    A study investigating the independent impact of hearing impairment (HI) on school attendance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children has been released today.

  7. Hearing loss linked to poor school attendance in the Northern Territory

    Hearing loss linked to poor school attendance in the Northern Territory

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    Study investigating the impact of hearing impairment on school attendance for children published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.

  8. Understanding how NT Aboriginal school attendance could be improved

    Understanding how NT Aboriginal school attendance could be improved

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    Regular attendance at preschool in remote Northern Territory communities will improve a child