Emeritus Professor Gail Williams

Emeritus Professor

Faculty of Medicine



  • Masters (Coursework) of Science, University College London
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Masters (Coursework) of Science, The University of Queensland


  • Bravo, Laura, Simões, Joana FF, Cardoso, Victor R, Adisa, Adewale, Aguilera, Maria L, Arnaud, Alexis, Biccard, Bruce, Calvache, Jose, Chernbumroong, Saisakul, Elhadi, Muhammed, Ghosh, Dhruv, Gujjuri, Rohan, Harrison, Ewen, Ho, Michael WS, Kasivisvanathan, Veerappan, Kouli, Omar, Lederhuber, Hans, Li, Elizabeth, Löffler, Markus W, Isik, Arda, Marcus, Hani, Martin, Janet, McLean, Kenneth A, Minaya-Bravo, Ana, Modolo, María Marta, Nepogodiev, Dmitri, Pellino, Gianluca, Picciochi, Maria, Pockney, Peter ... Aldawbali, M. (2024). A prognostic model for use before elective surgery to estimate the risk of postoperative pulmonary complications (GSU-Pulmonary Score): a development and validation study in three international cohorts. The Lancet Digital Health, 6 (7), e507-e519. doi: 10.1016/S2589-7500(24)00065-7

  • Kouli, O., Chaudhry, D., Ooi, S. Z.Y., Shafi, S. Q., Jakaityte, I., Riad, A. M., Kawka, M., Steinruecke, M., Ko, L., Gujjuri, R. R., El-Boghdadly, K., Martin, J., Biccard, B. M., Bhangu, A., Glasbey, J. C., Moug, S., Pinkney, T., Richards, T., Docherty, A., Chew, M., Harrison, E. M., McLean, K. A., Kamarajah, S. K., Blanco-Colino, R., Brindl, N., Brown, S., Cambridge, W. A., Gressmann, K., Hilder, A. ... Unwin, H. (2024). Impact of postoperative cardiovascular complications on 30-day mortality after major abdominal surgery: an international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia, 79 (7), 715-724. doi: 10.1111/anae.16220

  • Bryer, Brittnee, Odebeatu, Chinonso Christian, Lee, Wen Ray, Vitangcol, Kathryn, Gallegos-Rejas, Victor, Osborne, Nicholas J., Williams, Gail and Darssan, Darsy (2024). Greenspace exposure and associated health outcomes: a systematic review of reviews. F1000Research, 13 491, 1-36. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.148878.1

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Book Chapter

  • Mationg, Mary Lorraine S., Williams, Gail M., Tallo, Veronica L., Olveda, Remigio M., McManus, Donald P., Stewart, Donald E. and Gray, Darren J. (2024). A review of health education activities targeting schoolchildren for the control of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Southeast Asia, with emphasis upon the Magic Glasses approach. Advances in Parasitology. (pp. 1-22) San Diego, CA, United States: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/bs.apar.2023.12.001

  • McManus, Donald P., Li, Yuesheng, Williams, Gail M., Bergquist, Robert and Gray, Darren J. (2013). Challenges in controlling and eliminating schistosomiasis. Challenges in infectious diseases. (pp. 265-299) edited by I. W. Fong. New York, NY, United States: Springer New York. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-4496-1_9

  • Tran, Uyen N., O'Callaghan, Michael J., Mamun, Abdullah A., Najman, Jake M., Williams, Gail M. and Bor, William (2013). Childhood short stature and educational achievement. Educational Achievement: Teaching Strategies, Psychological Factors and Economic Impact. (pp. 149-164) Hauppage, NY, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Williams, Gail M. and Ware, Robert S. (2013). Modelling binary outcomes. Methods of Clinical Epidemiology. (pp. 141-164) edited by Suhail A. R. Doi and Gail M. Williams. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-37131-8_10

  • Williams, Gail M. and Ware, Robert S. (2013). Modelling time-to-event data. Methods of Clinical Epidemiology. (pp. 165-186) edited by Suhail A. R. Doi and Gail M. Williams. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-37131-8_11

  • Tran, Uyen N., O'Callaghan, Michael J., Mamun, Abdullah A., Najman, Jake M., Williams, Gail M. and Bor, William (2012). The relationship between childhood height and adolescent intelligence. Adolescent behaviour. (pp. 55-70) edited by Cherylynn Bassani. Hauppage, NY United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Williams, G. M. (2009). Statistical Methods. Oxford Textbook of Public Health. (pp. 677-715) edited by Roger Detels, Robert Beaglehole and Mary Ann Lansang. USA: Oxford University Press.

  • McManus, Donald P., Feng, Zheng, Guo, Jiagang, Li, Yuesheng, Bartley, Paul B., Loukas, Alex and Williams Gail M. (2005). Pathways to Improved, Sustainable Morbidity Control and Prevention of Schistosomiasis in the People’s Republic of China. Schistosomiasis. (pp. 159-175) edited by W. Evan Secor and Daniel G. Colley. New York, N.Y.: Springer. doi: 10.1007/0-387-23362-8_11

  • Mitchell, C., Petroeschevsky, A., Rutherford, S., Simpson, R. W., Thalib, L. and Williams, G. M. (2000). Air quality and health risk studies. Brisbane in Air Pollution and Health Risk. (pp. 79-90) Victoria Australia: CSIRO.

  • Green, A. and Williams, G. M. (1993). Ultraviolet radiation and the epidemiology of skin cancer in Australia. Environmental UV Photobiology. (pp. x-x) New York: Springer.

  • Anderson, M. J., Morrison, J., Najman, J. M. and Williams, G. M. (1992). Comparing alternative methodologies of social research: an overview. Researching health care : designs, dilemmas, disciplines. (pp. x-x) London ; New York: Tavistock/Routledge.

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Conference Publication

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision