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Peter Franklin

Dr Peter Franklin

Senior Research Fellow
Population and Public Health

Contact details
Address
Population and Public Health
The University of Western Australia (M431)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 7091
Fax
+61 8 6488 1611
Email
peter.franklin@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BSc W.Aust., GradDipEnvSc PhD Murd.
Key research
Environmental health, Air pollution, Respiratory disease, Infant lung function
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Peter Franklin is a researcher with interests in environmetnal impacts on human health. His research has been focussed on the impacts of air pollution, predominantly indoor air pollution, on the respiratory health of children and adults. He currently heads the indoor air pollution node of the Collaborative Research Centre for Asthma and Airways. He is also the Environmental Co-ordinator of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Children's Environmental Health at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research. His research interests also involve measures of infant and pre-school lung function and how these tests can be utilised in environmental health research.

Current appointments
Research Assistant Professor
School of Population Health, University of Western Australia

Environmental Co-ordinator
World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Children’s Environmental Health
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
Previous positions
Jan 02 – Dec 05: UWA School of Paediatrics and Child Health, Research Fellow (NH&MRC Public Health Postdoctoral Training Fellowship)

Jun 98 – 2001: UWA Department of Paediatrics, Research Associate
Current external positions
Honorary Research Fellow
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research

Senior Lecturer (Adjunct title)
School of Paediatrics and Child Health,
University of Western Australia

Senior Lecturer (Adjunct title)
School of Health Sciences
Curtin University of Technology

Senior Lecturer (Adjunct title)
School of Natural and Health Sciences
Edith Cowan University
Current projects
1. Use of unflued gas heaters and ongoing symptoms in seniors with asthma (CRC)
2. The impact of day-to-day variations in indoor air pollution on respiratory symptoms in asthmatic children (ARC)
3. Impact of environment on foetal and infant growth anddevelopment (ARC)
4. Impactof pre-natal exposure to air piollution on lung funtion in early life (NHMRC)
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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