Mr Roman Scheurer

Adjunct Senior Fellow

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine


Roman Scheurer is a senior researcher in the field of mental health services research and evaluation. He is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the School of Public Health at the University of Queensland, based at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research.

Roman holds qualifications in psychiatric and general nursing, education, applied research and epidemiology. He has over 30 years experiences in the mental health field, including clinical, and senior management. His academic and research career encompasses, qualitative and quantitative research, systematic literature reviews, evaluation and policy analyses, spatial and thematic mapping, and health economic modelling with large population-level, time series data.

Roman currently works collaboratively with the Principal Researchers on a range of research projects, including the Analysis and Reporting Component of the Australian Mental Health Outcomes and Classification Network (AMHOCN), towards the various objectives of the National Outcomes and Casemix Collection.

Research Interests

  • Apply novel software technology to major research projects that contribute towards mental health policy and service planning.
  • Adapting large data sets for epidemiological and policy analyses to identify trends and patterns that will help provide insights, or inform data-driven solutions.
  • Apply spatial and geographic information systems that identify epidemiological and patterns of health service utilisation that inform mental health service planning decisions.


  • Postgraduate Diploma, The University of Queensland
  • Masters (Coursework), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Education, La Trobe University


  • Lim, Carmen C. W., Rutherford, Brienna, Gartner, Coral, McClure-Thomas, Caitlin, Foo, Shaun, Su, Fang-Yi, Scheurer, Roman, Sebayang, Susy, Chan, Gary, Stjepanović, Daniel, Fausiah, Fitri, Farassania, Ghea and Leung, Janni (2024). A systematic review of second-hand smoking mass media campaigns (2002–2022). BMC Public Health, 24 (1) 693. doi: 10.1186/s12889-024-18222-5

  • Lim, Carmen C. W., Leung, Janni K. Y., Gravely, Shannon, Gartner, Coral, Sun, Tianze, Chiu, Vivian, Chung, Jack Y. C., Stjepanović, Daniel, Connor, Jason, Scheurer, Roman W., Hall, Wayne and Chan, Gary C. K. (2023). A latent class analysis of patterns of tobacco and cannabis use in Australia and their health‐related correlates. Drug and Alcohol Review, 42 (4), 815-826. doi: 10.1111/dar.13614

  • Pirkis, Jane, Currier, Dianne, Harris, Meredith, Mihalopoulos, Cathy, Arya, Vikas, Banfield, Michelle, Bassilios, Bridget, Buchanan, Ben, Butterworth, Peter, Brophy, Lisa, Burgess, Philip, Chatterton, Mary Lou, Chilver, Miranda, Eagar, Kathy, Faller, Jan, Fossey, Ellie, Ftanou, Maria, Gunn, Jane, Kruger, Ariel, Le, Long, Newton, Danielle, Roberts, Leo, Scurrah, Katrina, Scheurer, Roman, Spittal, Matthew, Tapp, Caley, van Gelder, Tim and Williamson, Michelle (2022). Evaluation of the Better Access initiative – final report. Canberra, ACT, Australia: Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care.

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