Irene Semos


  • Lecturer
  • Department of Health Management
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  • Tel: (675) 424 1849
  • EXT: 849 



  • * Master of International Public Health, University of Queensland
  • * Postgraduate Certificate of Higher Education Teaching and Learning, Divine Word University
  • * Bachelor of Science (with Honours), University of Papua New Guinea
  • * Bachelor of Science, University of Papua New Guinea



Irene started teaching the Biostatistics and Research Methods to the Health Extension undergraduate students in 2013. Since 2010 onward, she has given guest lectures on Research Methods and data analysis to the PNG Studies, Social and Religious Studies, Business, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Rural Health and Physiotherapy students. Currently, she has been involved in teaching and coordinating HM301 Biostatistics and Epidemiology and will be coordinating and teaching HM303 Research Methods, RH403 Biostatistics and Epidemiology and RM605 Interpreting and Analysing the Data in Semester 2, 2015.



  • * Lecturer and Research Associate, DWU: 2012
  • * Data analyst, DWU: 2013-2015
  • * Senior Tutor, DWU: 2010-2011
  • * Graduate Scientific Officer, PNGIMR: 2008-2010



  • * Association for Tertiary Education Managers
  • * PNG Australia Alumni Association



Ascroft, J., Semos,I. & MacIntyre,A. (2013). Access for the poor and powerless: How changes to health funding have influenced church health service provision in low-and middle-income countries. Working Paper No. 31. Melbourne: Nossal Institute For Global Health

Ascroft, J., Sweeney, R., Samei, M., Semos, I. & Morgan,C. (2011). Strengthening church and government partnerships for primary health care delivery in Papua New Guinea: Lessons from the international experience. Working Paper No. 16. Melbourne: Nossal Institute for Global Health

Semos, I. (2009). Nutritional status and their associations to key Household and Community Practices (HCPS) of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI) in children under 5 in the Eastern Highlands and Madang Province. (Honours dissertation, University of Papua New Guinea, 

Wand, H., Lote, N., Semos, I. & Siba,P. (2012). Investigating the spatial variations of high prevalences of severe malnutrition among children in Papua New Guinea: results from geoadditive models. BMC Research Notes, 5, 228