Health Promotion and Public Health

Postgraduate supervision

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Professor Catherine Bennett
Infectious Disease Epidemiology; Communicable Disease Control; Disease Surveillance; Population-based research; Randomised Controlled trials

Professor Rob Carter
Health economics; assessing cost effectiveness; health promotion and illness prevention

Professor Robin Daly
Role of exercise, calcium, vitamin D and protein for preventing chronic diseases; osteoporosis, sarcopenia, falls and diabetes; clinical and community intervention trials

Professor Richard Osborne
Chronic disease; Introduction of innovations; self-management; questionnaire development; health services research; health literacy

Professor Tony Worsley
Baby Boomer project, fruit and vegetable policies and promotion, examination of Australian meal repertoires, acceptability of integrated pest management by Australian consumers, food knowledge skills required by consumers, Web 2.0 approaches to nutrition promotion

Professor Ann Taket
Health policy; services planning and education; accessibility and equity; domestic violence

Associate Professor Julia Shelley
Sexual and reproductive health; pregnancy outcomes; contraception

Associate Professor Christopher Stevenson
Lifestyle factors and health risk behaviours in the onset of disability; effectiveness of population cancer screening programs

Associate Professor Mardie Townsend
Health benefits of contact with nature; housing and homelessness; health impact assessment

Dr Fiona Andrews
Understanding how families manage their children’s health care - influences and interactions

Dr Lisa Barnett
Development, implementation, evaluation and follow-up of physical activity interventions in children and adolescents; actual and perceived fundamental movement skill ability in children and physical activity behavior; correlates of fundamental movement skill

Dr Melissa Graham
Public health; health promotion; women's reproductive health

Dr Lisa Hanna
E-health and the use of new information and communication technologies in primary care; cross-cultural adaptation and validation of survey instruments; ethnicity and health/ health literacy, particularly in relation to cardiovascular disease

Dr Elizabeth Hoban
Trafficking in women and children; reproductive and sexual health; child sexual abuse; maternal health; Indigenous health; medical anthropology; health promotion and advocacy

Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
Ethnicity, gender, sexuality and health

Dr Erin Wilson
Social justice and equity that includes a focus on the experiences of disadvantaged groups, including Indigenous people and people with a disability.

 

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Professor Steve Allender
Burden of disease and obesity prevention; emerging burden of chronic disease in developing countries; the development and understanding of community based approaches to chronic disease prevention.

Dr Matthew Dunn
Monitoring illicit drug markets;
body image in men; harms related to substance use; exercise, sport and physical activity

Dr Sally Savage
Social connectedness and health, community wellbeing, health of carers


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