Dr Evan Atlantis

Evan Atlantis


Senior Research Fellow in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University


Dr Evan Atlantis is Senior Lecturer at Western Sydney University and Visiting Research Fellow at The University of Adelaide. He is a research leader with over 13 years’ professional experience in chronic conditions, psychological distress, and health promotion research based on randomised controlled trials, large observational studies, and systematic reviews. His current research is focused on specialist obesity services in public hospitals for people with clinically severe obesity and patient centred medical home models of primary care for people with chronic conditions. With over 50 publications in quality peer-reviewed journals (37 as first author including two monographs; i10-index of 39 and overall H-index of 26 in Google Scholar). Evan has been one of several Chief/Investigator recipients of NHMRC, NSW Government, and industry grant funding (approximately $4.5 million).

Research Interests

Health Services

  • Clinical Obesity Services in Public Hospitals (COSiPH project) in Australia
  • Health care homes primary care for chronic disease management in Australia
  • Testosterone therapy for type 2 diabetes in men (T4DM trial)


  • Chief Investigator in the Men Androgen Inflammation Lifestyle Environment and Stress (MAILES) Study: a cohort study
  • The burden of obesity and chronic diseases

Professional Memberships

  • Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society
  • Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC)
  • The Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research & Enterprise – Maridulu Budyari Gumal
  • Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Translational Research Unit (DOMTRU)

Qualifications and Recognition

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science), The University of Sydney

Research and Publications

For a full list of my publications please view my publications page (opens in a new window)

Contact Details

Email E.Atlantis@westernsydney.edu.au
Telephone +61 2 4620 3263
Location Campbelltown Campus