Ass. Professor Ying Zhang
Sydney School of Public Health
Associate Professor Ying Zhang is a senior epidemiologist and a dedicated researcher and educator on climate change and global health. She has led national and international research projects in the field with over 100 publications. Ying’s research aims to build community resilience to changing climate and environment, with a focus on the most vulnerable populations in the Asia Pacific Region. Ying is the Co-Chair of the MJA-Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change in Australia, which produces annual reports to track progress on health and climate change in the country until 2030. Ying is the Convenor of the Sustainability, Climate and Health Collaboration. Ying is also keen on promoting research translation and policy advocacy to address health and climate change issues. She has been awarded prestigious fellowships, such as the Australian Prime Minister Endeavor Fellowship and the Homeward Bound Fellowship which included a three-week trip to Antarctica in 2019.