Associate Professor Mark Davis

  • Mark is a medical sociologist with professional experience in clinical, community and policy settings. He publishes widely in health promotion, public health, health psychology, sociology, sexualities, narrative methods and social theory. Mark has published books, edited collections and special issues with leading presses and journals and written numerous reports and policy documents for government and community agencies. See Mark’s Google Scholar profile here.

    Mark leads an international team on an ARC Discovery Project researching publics, media and communications on antibiotic resistance. His current research interests include:

    • narrative in bioethics and medicine
    • lived experience of chronic and transient illness
    • biotechnological transformation of life expectations
    • public and policy responses to global health threats
    • public engagements with health and science communications
    • 2013-2014:  Monash Research Accelerator Award, Office of the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
    • 2012: Dean’s Award for Excellence in Early Career Research, Faculty of Arts, Monash University
    • 2010: Dean’s Commendation for Excellence in Teaching (Sociology of Health and Medicine)
    • 2009: Highly Commended in the Dean’s Teaching Award
    • 2008: Dean’s Commendation for Excellence in Teaching (Health, Technologies and Society)
    • 2006: Promising Researcher Fellowship Award, University of East London


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