Centre for Health, Informatics and Economic Research

The Centre for Health, Informatics, and Economic Research (CHIER) is a multi-disciplinary centre committed to research advancing understanding of issues of greatest potential benefit to the health and welfare of our community.

Through focussed research program teams, CHIER tackles health behaviours, influences, and outcomes associated with the key non-communicable diseases of our time. The Centre has expertise on behaviour change, chronic disease, ageing, and inequity.
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Contact us


 Name  Professor Stuart Biddle
Phone +61 7 3470 4119
 Email  Stuart.Biddle@usq.edu.au