Madhan Balasubramanian

Madhan Balasubramanian


  • 438

Personal profile

Biographical details

Madhan Balasubramanian (MB) is an Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Sidney Sax Research Fellow (2017-21) with support from the University of Sydney (Faculty of Health Sciences and Faculty of Dentistry), Sydney, Australia and a conjoint status with the Western Sydney Local Health District, Westmead, Australia.

He holds Visiting Research Fellow appointments with the University of Adelaide and Kings College London. MBs work in Kings College London is supervised by Professor Jennifer Gallagher MBE of the Kings College London Dental Institute. 


Research interests (short)

MB has expertise in a broad range of health services and health systems work, but brings specific interests in oral health, health workforce, global organisations, health policy and mixed methods research. In general, MBs research intersects three broad themes:

1. Health services and health systems (including practice patterns, service provision, health workforce, integrated care).

2. Future trends in health care (including e-health, electronic health records, innovations) and

3. Methodological issues (including mixed methods, national surveys, data linkage).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Dentistry; Public Health; Health Services, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Adelaide

Award Date: 30 Dec 2015

Health Services, Master of Public Health, Health Services with Honours, Griffith University

Award Date: 30 Sept 2005

External positions

NHMRC Sidney Sax Research Fellow (Conjoint appointment), NSW Health

2017 → …

Visiting Research Fellow, University of Adelaide

2017 → …

NHMRC Sidney Sax Research Fellow, University of Sydney

2017 → …


  • RK Dentistry
  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • R Medicine (General)
  • H Social Sciences (General)


Dive into the research topics where Madhan Balasubramanian is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or