Paul Dietze

Paul DietzProfessor Paul Dietze is the Director of the Behaviours and Health Risks Program at the Burnet Institute. With over 20 years’ experience he is one of the leading researchers in the alcohol and other drug sector in Australia with an extensive history of significant and innovative research into the impact of alcohol and other drugs in the community. He has established a significant work group at the Burnet Institute and collaborates widely with researchers from Australia and internationally. He has played a pivotal role in work examining drug overdose and responses since the late 1990s, including the development of WHO guidelines for the community management of opioid overdose in 2014 and he is currently PI on the UNODC S-O-S study a multi-country study of take-home naloxone in three Central Asian countries and Ukraine.