Ms Jill Whelan



Research Fellow


Faculty of Health


School of Health & Soc. Dev.


Geelong Waterfront Campus

+61 3 522 78039


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Sustaining obesity prevention in communities: a systematic narrative synthesis review

J Whelan, P Love, L Millar, S Allender, A Bell

(2018), Vol. 19, pp. 839-851, Obesity reviews, London, Eng., C1


Parental translation into practice of healthy eating and active play messages and the impact on childhood obesity: a mixed methods study

Alyssa Huxtable, Lynne Millar, Penelope Love, Colin Bell, Jill Whelan

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 1-15, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1


Gratitude, resignation and the desire for dignity: lived experience of food charity recipients and their recommendations for improvement, Perth, Western Australia

Sue Booth, Andrea Begley, Bruce Mackintosh, Deborah Kerr, Jonine Jancey, Martin Caraher, Jill Whelan, Christina Pollard

(2018), Vol. 21, pp. 2831-2841, Public health nutrition, Cambridge, Eng., C1


Sleep duration and risk of obesity among a sample of Victorian school children

B Morrissey, M Malakellis, J Whelan, L Millar, B Swinburn, S Allender, C Strugnell

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1-8, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1


A map of community-based obesity prevention initiatives in Australia following obesity funding 2009-2013.

J Whelan, P Love, A Romanus, T Pettman, K Bolton, E Smith, T Gill, J Coveney, E Waters, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 168-171, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Australia, C1


Still serving hot soup? Two hundred years of a charitable food sector in Australia: a narrative review

R Lindberg, J Whelan, M Lawrence, L Gold, S Friel

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 358-365, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, North Melbourne, Vic., C1


A snapshot of the scope of obesity prevention practice in Australia.

T Pettman, K Bolton, P Love, E Waters, T Gill, J Whelan, S Boylan, R Armstrong, J Coveney, S Booth, B Swinburn, S Allender

(2015), Health Promotion International, C1


A community based systems diagram of obesity causes

S Allender, B Owen, J Kuhlberg, J Lowe, P Nagorcka-Smith, J Whelan, C Bell

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-12, PLoS One, San Francisco, CA, C1


Cochrane update : Predicting sustainability of intervention effects in public health evidence: identifying key elements to provide guidance

J Whelan, P Love, T Pettman, J Doyle, S Booth, E Smith, E Waters

(2014), Vol. 36, pp. 347-351, Journal of public health, Oxford , England, C1


Hungry for change: the food banking industry in Australia

S Booth, J Whelan

(2014), Vol. 116, pp. 1392-1404, British food journal, Bingley, Eng., C1-1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

A connected community and clinical journey to health

Dr Penny Love, Ms Jill Whelan, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Colin Bell

  • 2015: $29,000

YCHANGe obesity prevention mapping into physical activity determinants - environmental and personal

Ms Jill Whelan, Dr Penny Love, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Colin Bell

  • 2016: $120,000


Ms Jill Whelan

  • 2017: $30,000

Industry and Other Funding

Engaging rural and regional community-based obesity prevention initiatives in Victoria

Miss Erin Smith, Ms Jill Whelan

  • 2014: $14,520

A connected community and clinical journey to health

Dr Penny Love, Ms Jill Whelan, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Colin Bell

  • 2016: $5,454
  • 2015: $54,545

YCHANGe - A connected community and clinical journey to health - YSC and RFDS

Ms Jill Whelan, Prof Colin Bell, Dr Penny Love, Prof Steven Allender

  • 2017: $40,000
  • 2016: $40,000


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