Associate Professor Francis Mitrou

Associate Professor Francis Mitrou is currently Program Head – Population Health at Telethon Kids Institute, where he oversees population health themed research occurring under several independent research teams. Francis is also Team Head of the Human Capability Team at Telethon Kids Institute and Associate Investigator in the ARC Life Course Centre.

Research interests

  • Indigenous life course outcomes
  • Child and adolescent mental health
  • Economics of disadvantage
  • Program evaluation
  • Public health
  • Survey design


Chief Investigator


Node Director


  • Economics

  • Population Health Science

  • Public Health