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|Position||Chair in Health Psychology|
|Area||School of Psychology|
|Phone||+61 3 522 78278|
Professor Toumbourou is the Associate Dean (Partnerships and Workplace), in the Faculty of Health and the Professor and Chair in Health Psychology within the School of Psychology at Deakin University. He is an Associate Director of the Deakin Strategic Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing Research and a prominent social advocate in areas related to child and adolescent mental health promotion and the prevention of alcohol and drug problems. He plays a leadership role in assisting the development of partnerships and research capacity within the School and Faculty. He teaches at postgraduate level and also supervises higher degree students.
Professor Toumbourou has been influential internationally and nationally in assisting the development of research and practice in the fields of prevention science and health psychology. He has received international awards for his contributions in these areas and has been influential in reshaping Australian health policies to more effectively address adolescent alcohol misuse and related problems.