Alex Macmillan is a public health physician and senior lecturer in Environmental Health at the The University of Auckland, New Zealand. Her recent research has focused on the links between urban planning, environmental sustainability, human health and social equity. She is also interested in methods for improving policy making to better align these interlinked goals. Her recent doctoral thesis included futures modelling to assess the integrated outcomes of specific policies to increase commuter bicycling in Auckland, New Zealand.
Macmillan, A; Hosking, J; Connor, J; Bullen, C; Ameratunga, S. A Cochrane systematic review of the effectiveness of organisational travel plans: improving the evidence base for transport decisions, Transport Policy (in press)
Blackwell, A., Macmillan, A. Tenbensel, T. G. (2012) Achieving healthy urban planning: a comparison of three methods. Ministry of Health report. http://www.health.govt.nz/publication/achieving-healthy-urban-planning-comparison-three-methods
Lindsay, A. G., Macmillan, A., & Woodward, A. (2010). Moving urban car trips to bicycles: impact on health and emissions. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.
Hosking, J., Macmillan, A., Connor, J., Bullen, C., & Ameratunga, S. (2010). Organisational travel plans for improving health. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(3).
Macmillan, A. (2009). Mediated modelling: A participatory research and policy method for urban sustainability. In D. Kendal (Ed.), GRC Proceedings 2009. Proceedings of Universitas 21 Graduate Conference – Sustainable Cities for the Future, Melbourne & Brisbane, Australia.