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 Development and Community Wellbeing Team at Telethon Kids Institute.

Research interests

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


Chief Investigator


Node Director


Portfolio Leader


  • Economics

  • Population Health Science

  • Public Health