Emmanuel Gnanamanickam

Dr, B Com, MSW, MPH, PhD, CHIA

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Emmanuel is a health services researcher with expertise in epidemiology, health economics, administrative and electronic health record data and data science. He is a post-doctoral fellow in the University of South Australia investigating the health, social and economic consequences of child maltreatment and an infectious diseases epidemiologist within the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN).

Emmanuel is an accredited social worker (MSW 2002) with post-graduate training in public health at University of Sheffield and University of Copenhagen (Double MPH 2010) and University of Adelaide (PhD 2016). His health and human services research spans, maternal and neonatal health, oral health, dementia and aged care, cardiology and currently, infectious dieseas and childhood adversity.

Emmanuel has worked across all three universities in South Australia and SA Health, consequently having established collaborations across the health and social research sector in South Australia and beyond. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Adelaide


Masters, University of Copenhagen


Masters, University of Sheffield


Masters, Madras Christian College (University of Madras)


Bachelor's Degree, Madras Christian College (University of Madras)


External positions

Epidemiologist, Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN)

Aug 2022 → …

Secretary, Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand

2022 → …

Academic Status, Flinders University

2019 → …

Research Fellow, University of South Australia

Mar 2018 → …

Member, Executive Committee, Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand


Data Manager, Flinders Medical Centre

May 2017Jul 2022

Visiting Fellow, University of Adelaide

2017Dec 2021

Treasurer, Future Health Leaders Inc


Co-chair, Future Health Leaders National Council


International Respresentative, Future Health Leaders National Council



  • Health services research
  • Health Economics
  • administrative data
  • Data linkage
  • big data
  • child protection
  • Epidemiology

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