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Eric Dommers

Eric Dommers
Senior Manager, Inclusive Education
and Honorary Research Fellow, Life Course Centre

Eric’s qualifications include a Doctorate in Education (Queensland University of Technology), and formal qualifications in Health Program Evaluation, Project Management, and Association Management.

Eric's previous roles include Barr Research Fellow, a position jointly funded by the Brotherhood and the University of Melbourne; and Evaluation Manager, Social Inclusion Projects with the Department of Communities in Queensland, where he managed the evaluation and research of major multi-agency integration initiatives and the department’s Longitudinal Outcomes Study. He has also lectured in health program design and evaluation at several Queensland universities, and managed national curriculum initiatives.

Eric has extensive experience in public health and education policy development, and has publications in both fields.

Contact: edommers(at)bsl.org.au

Research interests

  • Building the evidence base of social interventions
  • Experimental research designs for evaluating the effectiveness of social interventions
  • Program logic


Selected publications

Jan, S, Dommers, E and Mooney, G 2003, 'A politico-economic analysis of decision making in funding health service organisations'  Social Science and Medicine, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 427–35.

Dommers, E, Cooke, S and David, J 2002, 'Linking health promoting schools and futures studies',Journal of Futures Studies, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 143–57.

Dommers, E and Welch, D 2000, An Australian GP Futures Conference, Journal of Futures Studies, Nov.

Jackson, C, McGuire, T, Dommers, E and Nyst, P 1999, ‘A GP prescribing educational intervention involving a medication panel’, Australian Family Physician, pp. 1191–95.

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