Researcher biography

Dr. Mehwish Nisar is a distinguished medical practitioner and an exceptionally skilled researcher and educator, possessing a diverse academic and clinical background.

Mehwish has over a decade of experience as a bio-medical lecturer and clinical medical doctor.

Her expertise includes conducting mixed methods studies on chronic diseases and related health behaviours within culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) populations.

She was recently honoured with the Health Promotion Early Career Award from the Public Health Association Australia.

She currently serves as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the UQ School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, leading a project focusing on Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities. Dr. Nisar holds a Ph.D. in Public Health from the same institution, with her research focusing on chronic diseases and lifestyle risk factors in immigrants.

Her core skills encompass presenting complex information effectively, conducting data analysis, designing research projects, and creating public health awareness materials. Proficient in various research software, Dr. Nisar has a robust academic foundation, having served as an educator at universities in Australia and abroad. She has designed course content and provided mentorship to students in her field.

She is an active member of several professional associations and has received awards, grants, and recognition for her research and contributions to public health. Her work has been cited in a United Nations report, and she has presented her research at numerous conferences. Dr. Nisar stands as a committed, accomplished, and unwavering figure in the realms of research, education, and the promotion of health and well-being within multicultural communities.