Dr Grace Wangge

Associate Professor, Public Health

Monash University

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Dr Grace Wangge is a medical doctor and pharmacoepidemiologist, teaching in the field of Public Health. She got her medical degree from Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia and PhD from Utrecht Universiteit in the Netherlands in the field of Pharmacoepidemiology. She also had a postdoctoral fellowship in Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA from 2013-2014.

With more than 15 years of experience, she has developed research expertise in community medicine, community nutrition, and pharmacoepidemiology. In 2017, she took the responsibility as Evidence-reviewer coordinator in Evidence Summit on Reducing Maternal and Neonatal Mortality in Indonesia held by Akademi Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (Indonesian Academy of Knowledge). She also has years of experience in capacity building at the grassroots level, as well as evaluating the implementation of health and nutrition programs in primary health services in Indonesia. She is also active in evidence-based policy advocacy for local, national and also at  Southeast Asia level.

Currently, she is a National Expert for Health Working Group-3 of G-20 and Vice President I of International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISOP)- Indonesia Chapter and also Head of the Education Committee of  The Indonesian Association for the Study of Medicinals (IASMED).

Dr Grace Wangge is a member of the WHO-AIC Health Rapid Review Network.


Top three publications

  1. Effectiveness of an Integrated Nutrition Rehabilitation on Growth and Development of Children under Five Post 2018 Earthquake in East Lombok, Indonesia (2022)
  2. Regulatory oversight on the use of experimental therapies during a pandemic: The case of early access to convalescent plasma therapy in three LMICs (2021)
  3. Mass screening vs lockdown vs combination of both to control COVID-19: A systematic review (2020)