Santosh is the Research Head at James Cook University’s Murtupuni Research Centre for Rural and Remote Health. Santosh has previously worked at Swinburne University of Technology, Deakin University, University of Otago and National University of Singapore. She holds Honorary positions at The Australian National University, and at Deakin University. She is a demographer and social epidemiologist with research interest in migrant health, ageing and health, and primary health care. Santosh holds a PhD in Demography from the Australian National University and a postgraduate diploma in Public Health from the University of Otago. She is Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Population Research, published by Springer.