Dr Ding (Melody) Ding

Institute: University of Sydney
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Current Project

Cardiovascular disease prevention among Chinese immigrants in Australia

Australia is undergoing a major demographic transition where immigrants are making up a large proportion of the population.

Currently, 2% of Australian citizens were born in China, which is the largest source of permanent immigrants.

Preliminary research suggests potential inequity in cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes among Chinese immigrants. However, Chinese immigrants’ CVD risk has…

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Current Project

Neighbourhood environment and cardiovascular health: An analysis of linked environmental data

Building upon a multi-disciplinary and cross-sectoral team, we propose an extensive body of research on the relationships between residential environments and cardiovascular outcomes. Our proposed project aims to examine: 1) the prospective associations between environmental attributes and CVD outcomes; 2) the potential mechanisms for the observed associations; and 3) whether…

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