Ms Teresa Capetola

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Master of Arts, La Trobe University, 1997

Contact

Research interests

Teresa's research interests are in the field of social justice, especially in relation to gender, culture and diversity. She comes from a background of working in women's health and has focussed on a range of health issues including, reproductive health and body image. Recently she has extended her research interests to the effects of climate change on health, with a particular focus on disadvantaged population groups.

Teaching interests

Unit HSH 302 Politics, Policy and Health;

Unit HSH 707 Gender, Culture and Population Health

Awards

1999 Shortlisted VicHealth Awards for Gorgeous Girls (Promoting positive body image to young women)

1999 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Achievement for Community Development

Publications

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2013

Promoting health, social and environmental justice in the context of health care practice

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola

(2013), pp. 140-153, Looking within: finding an environmental justice and global citizenship lens, Oxford, England, B1-1

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2012

A participatory action research project at the nexus of health promotion and sustainability in higher education

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola, Ms Sonia Nuttman

(2012), Vol. 14, pp. 67-80, Focus on health professional education: a multi-disciplinary journal, Adelaide, SA, C1-1

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2011

Incorporating sustainability into community-based healthcare practice

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola, A/Prof Mardie Townsend, Dr Lisa Hanna

(2011), Vol. 8, pp. 277-289, Ecohealth, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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'Out there gain' : an education for sustainability work integrated learning case study

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola

(2011), pp. 1-27, Australasian journal of university-community engagement, Lismore, N.S.W., C1

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It's here! Are we ready? Five case studies of health promotion practices that address climate change from within Victorian health care settings

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 61-67, Health promotion journal of Australia, Maroochydore, Qld., C1

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Health promotion and climate change : exploring the core competencies required for action

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola, A/Prof Mardie Townsend, Ms Sonia Nuttman

(2011), Vol. 27, pp. 475-485, Health promotion international, Oxford, England, C1

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2009

Climate change in the kitchen and on the public health agenda

Ms Teresa Capetola, Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Sonia Nuttman

(2009), pp. 16-18, Health issues, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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2008

Climate change and social inclusion: opportunities for justice and empowerment

Ms Teresa Capetola

(2008), pp. 23-30, Just policy: a journal of Australian social policy, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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