Discipline of Public Health, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice
Janet Hiller is an epidemiologist whose current appointment is as Professor of Public Health, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice. She has worked for many years as a perinatal epidemiologist in multidisciplinary teams evaluating health care interventions around maternal and child health. Since 2002, she has led the Adelaide Health Technology Assessment (AHTA), which is an Australian leader in providing systematic reviews of the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, safety, ethical issues and need for a range of health services and interventions. AHTA completes work for the Medical Services Advisory Committee, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee, NHMRC, State governments, non-government organisations and the insurance industry. Thus she has considerable expertise in primary and secondary research around the evaluation of health services and health technology. She is the lead academic in a growing multidisciplinary research network at University of Adelaide, investigating issues associated with health technology. Janet also contributes to research projects on the health effects of climate change.