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Prof. David Crawford
Head of School
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
+61 3 924 46616
Role and profile
Professor Crawford is an Alfred Deakin Professor and holds a Personal Chair. He is Head of the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and the Director of the Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN). Professor Crawford’s research is concerned with obesity prevention.
Supervision of 6 PhD students
Professor Crawford’s research is concerned with understanding the behavioural, social and environmental influences on nutrition and physical activity; epidemiology of overweight and obesity; and development and evaluation of obesity prevention strategies for children and adults.
Much of his research is concerned with children and their families, and with examining socio-economic differences in nutrition and physical activity. Professor Crawford’s research includes large scale population studies and intervention projects.
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