Dr I Nyoman Sutarsa

Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Udayana University

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I Nyoman Sutarsa is a Senior Lecturer in Population Health, Medical School, Australian National University, and the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Udayana University, Indonesia.

He is a public health physician, with extensive work experiences across academia, government and national and international non-government institutions. He graduated as a medical doctor from Udayana University, with a Master of Public Health from La Trobe University and a PhD from the Australian National University. He is also a fellow of the Higher Education Academy since 2018.

His core expertise is public health and health systems, particularly primary health care and the social and political dimensions of health system practices. He holds current and past consultancies with various organisations, such as Avenir Health, VECO Indonesia, Ford Foundation, AusAID, WHO, and Ministry of Health of Indonesia. He is also a member of the editorial board Public Health and Preventive Medicine Archive Journal.

He is a member of the WHO-AIC Health Rapid Review Network.


Top three publications

  1. Do general practitioners in a visiting medical officer arrangement improve the perceived quality of care of rural and remote patients? A qualitative study in Australia (2022)
  2. Effects of employing primary care doctors in hospital to improve the quality of care and health outcomes of rural patients: a systematic scoping review  (2021)
  3. Rural proofing policies for health: barriers to policy transfer for Australia (2021)