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Jan is a Lecturer in the area of Health Promotion in the School of Health and Social Development. She teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Jan is an active researcher in public health with a strong focus on family social health and wellbeing.
Unit Chair HSH303 - Health Promotion Practicum
Unit Chair HSH206 - Human Development and Healthy families
Jan’s research is primarily concerned with the welfare of professional jockeys and their support networks. Jan’s research is centred on the racing industry and has included investigation of weight management strategies of the professional jockey, the welfare of retired jockeys and the social health and wellbeing of jockeys and jockey families.
• Public Health Association of Australia
• ASSH Australian Society Sports History
• 2001 Nutrition Society of Australia – Invited Speaker
• 1998 Nutrition Society of Australia