Piumee Bandara

Piumee BandaraPosition

Research Officer


Piumee is an epidemiologist with an interest in suicide prevention and family and intimate partner violence. Currently, Piumee works as a Consultant for the World Health Organization on suicide prevention. Her research has primarily investigated the relationship between domestic violence and suicidal behaviour in Sri Lanka. Piumee’s research experience also includes examining the epidemiology of self-harm and suicide in Australia, the evaluation of multi-component suicide prevention trials, and economic analyses of suicide prevention strategies. Piumee has also worked extensively on the evaluation of a range of public health interventions including on tobacco control, digital mental health, and domestic violence.

Research Interests

  • Suicide prevention
  • Family and intimate partner violence
  • Epidemiology

Qualifications and Recognition

  • PhD Candidate (Western Sydney University)
  • Master of International Public Health (University of Sydney)
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Arts (University of Sydney)

Research & Publications

Contact Details

LocationCampbelltown Campus