Dr Hsin-Fang Chung

Research Fellow

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 334 64649


Dr Hsin-Fang Chung is an epidemiologist and post-doctoral research fellow for the International collaboration for a Life course Approach to reproductive health and Chronic disease Events (InterLACE) consortium at the School of Public Health, University of Queensland. Prior to this, Hsin-Fang completed her PhD on lifestyle and genetic risk factors of diabetic complications at UQ in 2015. She has a multidisciplinary educational background, spanning nursing, nutrition, and public health. Her research interests currently focus on mid-aged women’s health, particularly reproductive factors across the life course and the risk of chronic diseases in later life. In her role as a lead research fellow for the InterLACE consortium, Hsin-Fang is involved in all aspects of research activity, including data harmonisation and management of 27 pooled studies, and contributed substantially to the initiation and maintenance of this large scale international collaborative project.

Research Interests

  • Genetic and lifestyle risk factors
    Genetic variations, diet, obesity, dietary and inflammatory biomarkers
  • Women reproductive health
    Menarche, menopause, menopause hormone therapy, menopausal symptoms
  • Chronic disease
    Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, diabetic complications


  • Doctor of Philosophy of Public Health, The University of Queensland
  • Masters (Coursework) of Public Health, The University of Queensland


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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • (2021) Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Chung, Hsin-Fang and Mishra, Gita D. (2023). A life course perspective on women’s health behaviours. A life course approach to women's health. (pp. 257-272) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oso/9780192864642.003.0015

  • Mishra, Gita D., Chung, Hsin-Fang, Hickey, Martha, Kuh, Diana and Hardy, Rebecca (2023). Menopause and hysterectomy: a life course perspective. A life course approach to women's health. (pp. 49-C4P211) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oso/9780192864642.003.0004

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision