Research Fellow


  • PhD Public Health (QUT),
  • Master of Public Health (UQ), 
  • Bachelor of Medicine (Ningxia Medical University, China), 
  • Graduate Certificate in Statistics (UQ)

Current projects/grants

  • Gold Coast Integrative Care Collaborative project
  • The data linkage project between Chronic Kidney Disease in Queensland (CKD.QLD) Registry and the health service data from Department of Health
  • The Primary Care Referral project
  • The Keeping Kidney project
  • The CKD iNET project


Dr Jenny Zhang is a Research Fellow with the Centre of Research Excellence, Centre for Chronic Disease, UQCCR, The University of Queensland. She is coordinating and working with colleagues and collaborators in various projects (see below). Her roles include project design and data management, statistical analysis, reporting and manuscript writing, assisting with and participating in research grant applications.

Dr Zhang has experience in public health research in the area of primary health care, health service utilisation, socioeconomic health inequalities, chronic disease prevention, behavioural medicine, and medical education, with a strong background in quantitative research methodology and data analysis skills. She has also been involved in the supervision of honours students, postgraduate students and clinicians, and has been Chair of review committees for postgraduate students.