Professor Pascale Allotey

Contact Details

Tel: +603 5514 4959
Fax: +603 5514 6323
Office: Room 4-4-34 (Sunway campus)

Profile Summary

Pascale Allotey is a Medical Anthropologist, Clinical and Public Health Nurse and Midwife, and Professor of Public Health at the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia. She is the Head of Global Public Health and Associate Director for international collaborations of the South East Asia Community Observatory (SEACO) in Segamat, Johor.

Prof Pascale’s research and public health practice focus largely on community-based research and intervention programs in infectious and non-communicable disease, sexual and reproductive health and rights, adolescent health, to explore the importance of context and marginalizing factors such as ethnicity/race, rights violations, gender using a combination of anthropological and epidemiological methods. She has worked in universities in Australia, the UK, Ghana and the US. She previously worked for WHO and UNICEF holding consultancy and technical advisory roles, and she is also on the board of trustees of a number of international NGOs. She has published over 100 peer reviewed articles, book chapters and technical reports, and is an associate editor for several public health journals.

Prof Pascale is currently a PI of the large Wellcome Trust (UK) grant and has been a chief investigator of grants from the National Health and and Medical Research Council (Australia), WHO and also the Global Forum for Health Research.


PhD(Public Health), MmedSci(Public Health) PGDip(PHC/Intl Health), BA Hons (Nurs/Psych), HonFRSPH, RN, PHN, SCM