Staff listing

Get to know the School of Exercise and Nutrition Science by reading up on our staff. See who could be teaching your lectures, or who you could be working or researching alongside.

School Executive Group

Head of School
Professor David Crawford

Deputy Head of School
Professor Rod Snow

Associate Head of School, Teaching and Learning – Exercise and Sport Science
Associate Professor Brad Aisbett

Associate Head of School, Teaching and Learning – Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr Julie Woods

Associate Head of School, Research
Associate Professor Glenn Wadley 

Discipline Leader, Dietetics
Professor Sarah McNaughton

Discipline Leader, Nutrition
Professor Karen Campbell

Discipline Leader, Food Innovation
Professor Russell Keast

Discipline Leader, Clinical Exercise
Associate Professor Steve Fraser

Chair positions

Name
Chair in Nutrition and Ageing
Professor Caryl Nowson
Chair of Exercise and Ageing
Professor Robin Daly
Chair in Behavioural Nutrition
Professor Tony Worsley

Professors

Associate professors

Honorary appointments

Name
Honorary Fellow
Dr Alison Carver
Honorary Professor
Dr Johannes Brug
Honorary Professor
Robin McKellar
Honorary Fellow
Ms Quynh Pham

Senior lecturers

Lecturers

Associate lecturers

Senior research staff

Name
Dr Jenny Veitch
National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow
Dr Nicky Ridgers
National Heart Foundation Future Leader
Dr Shariful Islam
Senior Research Fellow

Postdoctoral research staff

Name
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Ahrathy Selathurai
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Barbara Rita Cardoso
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Frederico Gerlinger-Romero
ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher
Dr Greg Kowalski
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Helen Macpherson
NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow
Dr Jazzmin Zheng
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Lauren Arundell
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Lewan Parker
Research Fellow Grade 2
Dr Michelle Jackson
Project Manager and Research Fellow
Dr Paul Della Gatta
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Phil Baker
Health Research Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Rabia Islam
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Rebecca Leech
ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher
Dr Severine Lamon
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Venurs Loh

Research support staff

name
Research Fellow
Dr Andrew Betik
Project Manager, Research Officer
Belinda De Ross
Project Manager, Research Fellow
Emily McLeod
Research Fellow
Dr Gavin Abbott
Research Fellow
Dr Harriet Koorts 
Project Manager, Associate Research Fellow
Jacqueline Reid
Research Assistant
Jennifer Mouchacca
Research Fellow
Dr Jenny Gianoudis
Research Fellow
Dr Jonathan Rawstorn 
Research Fellow
Dr Katherine Downing
Project Manager, Research Fellow
Keren Best
Research Fellow
Dr Paul Della Gatta
Research Fellow
Dr Penny Love
Research Fellow
Dr Rachelle Opie
Research Fellow
Dr Susie Cartledge 
Research Fellow
Dr Torie Foletta

Professional staff

name
Professional Placement Officer
Andrea Sill
Administrative Officer (Teaching and Learning)
Cara Lord
Executive Officer, IPAN
Cathy Cooper
IPAN Administration Officer
Deb Hamshaw
IPAN Stakeholder Relationships Manager
Ernestine Thompson
Administration Officer, Research
Joan Dooley
IPAN Research Grants Support Officer
Julie Rankine
Senior Finance and Administration Officer, Research
Juliet Sagar
Administrative Officer (HR and Finance)
Kowshi Sivinanthan 
Administrative Officer
Linda Lowe
Finance Officer, Research
Mahmudul Alam
School Finance Officer
Malini Chandrakumar
Executive Assistant to Head of School
Sharon Melder
IPAN Communications Officer
Stephanie Gaut
Administrative Officer
Suzy Kelly
Senior School Administrative Officer, Teaching and Learning
Tin Partington

Technical staff

name
Laboratory Manager
Andrew Howarth
Technical Officer
David McGrath
Technical Officer
Lewis Breeuwer-Wrennall
Technical Officer
Rhys Spangler
Senior Technical Officer
Ryan Pane
Senior Laboratory Coordinator
Sandra Godfrey