About the speaker
Professor Gita Mishra is Head of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division and Professor of Life Course Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, University of Queensland (UQ). She is also Director of the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women's Health (ALSWH). Prior to this, she was a Programme Leader at the MRC unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, University College London, UK.
Professor Mishra's main research area is on life course epidemiology and women's health. Her current active areas of research are:
- Prepregnancy health - see article in The Lancet
- Fertility: insights from the Australian Longitudinal Study on women’s health
- Reproductive health and chronic conditions