Eugen Mattes


  • The University of Western Australia (M570), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


1988 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery - MBBS (UWA)
1995 Master of Public Health - MPH (UWA)
2004 PhD (UWA)
2004 Fellow Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)
Postdoctoral Training
2004 (August) – 2006 (December) NHMRC General Practice Fellow (Postdoctoral research scientist)
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
including affiliations with the Robert Wood Johnson’s Health and Society Scholar’s Program (with Professors Bruce Link & Peter Bearman) and The Imprint Center for Genetic and Environmental Lifecourse Studies (with Prof. Ezra Susser) at Columbia University
2007-2013 Research Fellow, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, School of Paediatrics and Child Health
2010-2014 Occupational Physician (AFOEM) Registrar
2015 Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FAFOEM)

Funding overview

In addition to what's on website:
Dr Eugen Mattes 1993, ‘Epidemiology of surgery for peripheral vascular disease in Western Australia’ NHMRC - PHRDC Research Scholarship, Funds Approved $32,614

Dr Eugen Mattes 1995 ‘Commercialising medical technology in Australia’ Eva KA Nelson, UWA Scholarship, Funds Approved $65,229

Dr Eugen Mattes. 1998 ‘Commercialising medical technology in Australia’ Ad Hoc Postgraduate Research Scholarship (UWA), Funds Approved $8,330

Professor Michael Stacey, Dr Eugen Mattes, Ms Yvonne Vandongen 1998, ‘Testing of prototypes of the VenousAid Stocking’ Salzmann AG, Switzerland. Funds Approved: $13,000

Dr Eugen Mattes 1999 ‘Clinical trials in routine clinical practice’ Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) for advanced academic registrar position (0.7 FTE) Funds Approved: $42,922

Dr Eugen Mattes 2000. ‘Teaching of critical thinking in Australian General Practice’ Registrar Scholarship & Research Fund (RSRF) of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), Funds Approved: $30,000

Dr Eugen Mattes 2001. ‘Commercialising medical technology in Australia’ Ad Hoc Postgraduate Research Scholarship (UWA) Funds Approved: $5,000

Professor Cashel Holman, Professor Fiona Stanley, A/Prof S Zubrick, Professor Matthew Knuiman, Emeritus Professor Michael Hobbs, Dr Nicholas De Klerk, A/Prof C Bower, Associate Professor Mark Stevenson 2002, 'Better Health Outcomes Through New Research Methods and Population Data', NHMRC Capacity Building Grants in Population Health Research (Dr Eugen Mattes was one of 8 named team investigators with total grant of $3,050,000 over 5 years 2002-2007) Funds Approved: $381,250

Dr Anke van Eekelen, Dr Craig Pennell, Dr Eugen Mattes 2006, ‘The effect of early life stress on adolescent HPA function and mental health’ Women & Infants Research Foundation (WIRF) Funds Approved: $15,000

Professor Anne McMurray, Professor Fiona Stanley, Professor Barry Down, Dr Phil Stumbles, Associate Professor Garth Kendall, Professor Brendan Waddell, Associate Professor Margaret Sims, Dr Peter Franklin, Ms DA Shaw, Mr SJ Smith, Ms FK Skelton, Ms Jennifer Pitcher, Dr Eugen Mattes, Professor Con Michael 2007, ‘Our Children, Our Families, Our Place: Enabling Communities for Child Health and Wellbeing’ Murdoch University ex ARC Linkage Grant, Funds Approved: $1,366,180

Dr Eugen Mattes, Professor Martha Hickey, Professor Ian McKeague, Professor Ezra Susser, 2009 ‘Prenatal androgen exposure and its influence on mental health in childhood and adolescence’ Australian Rotary Health Research Fund, Funds Approved: $60,096

Ms Pamela McCaskie, Professor Lawrie Beilin, Dr Eugen Mattes, Professor Lyle Palmer, Dr Craig Pennel, Professor George Davey Smith 2009, ‘An investigation of common genes influencing early-life precursors and developmental trajectories for cardiovascular disease and depression related phenotypes’ National Heart Foundation Funds Approved: $129,000


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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Research expertise keywords

  • Epidemiology
  • General practice
  • Social determinants of health


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