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Health and wellbeing
Dr Leigh Ackland
Position: Professor
School: School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7036
Mobile: 0409 253 653
Email: leigha@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Trace elements and trace metals in human health, in particular zinc. Heavy metals and pollution. Breast cancer cell biology.
Category: biology, health and wellbeing

Ms Georgia Babatsikos
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 0425 763 112
Mobile: 0425 763 112
Email: georgiab@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Health promotion program planning and evaluation. Child sexual abuse prevention. Public health models of child sexual abuse prevention. Unplanned pregnancies. Sexual and reproductive health. University students health promotion. HIV prevention.
Category: abuse, health and wellbeing

Professor Kylie Ball
Position: Professor
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7310
Mobile:
Email: kball@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Women's body weight, obesity, eating/diet and physical activity. Weight change/obesity in the Australian population. Socioeconomic status, diet, physical activity and weight.
Category: health and wellbeing, diet/dieting, obesity, nutrition

Associate Professor Paul Bennett
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone:
Mobile: 0438 834 706
Email: pbennett@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Exercise, nutrition and self management, particularly for people living with chronic kidney disease. Dialysis. Nursing.
Category: nursing, disease, health and wellbeing

Ds Jaqi Broadbent
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 3043
Mobile:
Email: jaqi@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Health behaviour change. Autism and Aspergers syndrome. Teaching and learning: in particular student engagement, online learning and the student experience.
Category: health and wellbeing, psychology, autism Spectrum Disorders

Dr Karen Campbell
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Business Phone: 03 5227 8414
Mobile: 0414 600 130
Email: kcamp@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Obesity prevention in children. Home environments as predictors of children's eating. Childhood obesity prevention interventions with parents with a focus on skills development of parents around children's eating, physical activity and sedentary behaviours.
Category: obesity, children, health and wellbeing, nutrition

Professor David Crawford
Position: Head of School
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Mebourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6616
Mobile: 0405 228 060
Email: dcraw@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Population health aspects of nutrition and physical activity. Epidemiology and prevention of obesity in children and adults.
Category: nutrition, exercise/physical activity, obesity, health and wellbeing

Professor Brendan Crotty
Position: Pro Vice-Chancellor
School:
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: 5227 2948
Mobile:
Email: bcrotty@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Health education.
Category: medicine, education, health and wellbeing, medical education

Professor Robert Cummins
Position: Professor
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6845
Mobile:
Email: cummins@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Quality of life. Happiness. Life satisfaction.
Category: health and wellbeing

Dr Andrew Dawson
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Science
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7309
Mobile:
Email: andre@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Sport and exercise psychology. Sport coaching. Sport coach education. Careers in sport. Careers in sport coaching. Life coaching. Health coaching. Behaviour change. Careers in sport and exercise science.
Category: health and wellbeing, sport psychology, coaching - sport, coaching - life

Dr Olivia Dean
Position: Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
School: School of Medicine
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong - Barwon Health
Business Phone: 03 5260 3088
Mobile:
Email: odean@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Psychiatry. Oxidative biology. Inflammation. Animal models. Clinical trials.
Category: psychiatry, biology, health and wellbeing

Dr Matthew Dunn
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Business Phone: 03 5227 8372
Mobile:
Email: dmatt@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Illicit substance use (e.g. ecstasy, cocaine, etc). Emerging and novel psychoactive substance use (e.g. synthetic cannabinoids, synthetic stimulants). Licit substance use (e.g. alcohol). Performance and image enhancing drugs (e.g. anabolic steroids). Issues related to drugs in sport.
Category: drugs, health and wellbeing, drugs in sport, alcohol, emerging substance use

Mr Matthew Ebden
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6262
Mobile: 0400 815 220
Email: ebden@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Ecology and human health. Environmental sustainability. Nature based activities and mental health. Health promotion. Public health. Occupational therapy. Occupational science.
Category: health and wellbeing, occupational therapy, environment and environmental issues

Dr Andrew Garnham
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9481 5744
Mobile:
Email: agarnm@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Sports injury. Sports injury prevention. Sports medicine. Drugs in sport.
Category: sport medicine, health and wellbeing, drugs in sport

Dr Jan Garrard
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone:
Mobile: 0400 575 586
Email: garrard@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Health promotion. Promoting physical activity. Promoting cycling for women. Active transport. Program evaluation.
Category: health and wellbeing, exercise/physical activity

Dr Paul Gastin
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School o f Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 9244 6334
Mobile:
Email: pgastin@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Sport science. Athlete performance management. Talent identification and development. Athlete monitoring using technologies such as heart rate, GPS, accelerometers, training diaries and ratings of wellness. Periodisation and planning. Junior modified sport. Coach education and development. Elite sport system development. Energy system contributions to exercise.
Category: exercise/physical activity, health and wellbeing, coaching - sport, sport science

Professor Alex Gentle
Position: Chair in Vision Science, Director of Optometric Pre-clinical Studies
School: School of Medicine (Optometry)
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: 03 5227 2550
Mobile: 0407 559721
Email: alex.gentle@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Optometric education. How the eye grows after birth, and how this growth sometimes breaks down leaving individuals either short-sighted or long–sighted. The biological processes that occur in the eye, either resulting in, or from, the development of short-sightedness. The biology of the tough outer coating of the eye (the sclera). The clinical use of drugs to manage eye disease, including when, why and how we administer them, why we administer them in these ways, and what the drugs do once they have been administered.
Category: health and wellbeing, optometry

Associate Professor Lyn Harrison
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Education
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5227 1494
Mobile:
Email: lynh@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Sexuality education. Health education. Education studies. Health promotion.
Category: education, health and wellbeing, sex/sexuality

Dr Claire Henderson-Wilson
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7268
Mobile: 0402 669 284
Email: claireh@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: The human health benefits of contact with nature (i.e. parks and gardens). Relationships between housing and health.
Category: health and wellbeing

Professor Megan-Jane Johnstone
Position: Professor of Nursing//Director Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research
School: School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6120
Mobile: 0488 252 399
Email: megan.johnstone@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Health care ethics. Human rights. Patients rights. Social justice. Cross-cultural ethics. Patient safety ethics. End-of-life decision-making. Euthanasia. Assisted suicide. Professional conduct.
Category: nursing, health and wellbeing, ethics

Dr Dawson Kidgell
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7264
Mobile: 0418 845 677
Email: dkidgell@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Strength training. Musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Functional human anatomy.
Category: exercise/physical activity, health and wellbeing

Associate Professor Ross King
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5227 8481
Mobile:
Email: rking@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Body image. Eating disorders. Psychological disorders and their treatment.
Category: body image, eating disorders, health and wellbeing

Dr Karen Lane
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5227 2596
Mobile: 0409 562 812
Email: kll@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Childbirth. Policies related to midwifery and consumers of maternity services. Models of knowledge. Role of media. Organisational theory and discourse analysis.
Category: health and wellbeing, media, maternity care

Dr Paul Lewandowski
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Medicine
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5227 1111
Mobile: 0417 128 731
Email: lewandow@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Human nutrition. Free radicals and oxidative stress. Antioxidants and the treatment of disease. Lifestyle treatment of disease. Cancer cachexia. Metabolic syndrome. Rural health. Bio-markers of disease Nutrient and gene interactions Anatomy teaching
Category: nutrition, health and wellbeing, disease

Dr Luana Main
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 924 45030
Mobile:
Email: luana.main@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Monitoring of (over)training in endurance athletes. The stress and fatigue relationship (physiological and psychological) in emergency services/physically demanding occupations.
Category: exercise/physical activity, health and wellbeing

Dr Daniel Marshall
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Education
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone:
Mobile: 0418 897 504
Email: dmarshal@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Sex education. Student wellbeing. Sexual and gender diversity, education and youth services.
Category: sex/sexuality, youth/young people's issues, health and wellbeing

Dr Louise Mathews
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Education
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5227 2521
Mobile: 0438 952 562
Email: lmathews@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Health and physical education. Obesity prevention programs (and health promotion programs) in primary and secondary schools.
Category: education, health and wellbeing

Mr Andrew McClelland
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 92468185
Mobile: 0431 907 116
Email: andrewmc@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Food cravings. Anger rumination. Resentment. Assertiveness and passivity. Behaviour change. Counselling and coaching.
Category: health and wellbeing, psychology, counselling

Dr Helen McGrath
Position: Senior Lecturer (and part time counselling psychologist)
School: School of Education
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6418
Mobile: 0419 351 616
Email: helenmc@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Adults—relationships, mental health, sociopathic(anti-social) behaviour, difficult people; workplace bullying; personality; stress management. Young people—resilience, behaviour problems, learning difficulties, bullying, social skills, effective teaching Parenting values and skills.
Category: relationships, behaviour - problems, children, health and wellbeing, education

Mr Neville Millen
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5227 1172
Mobile: 0418 578 025
Email: sociom@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Sociology and the law. Criminology. Contestable diseases such as CFS. Chronic illness. Public health issues. Attitude surveys results. Popular cultural change.
Category: law, crime, disease, health and wellbeing, culture

Ms Berni Murphy
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7295
Mobile: 0400 589 193
Email: murphyb@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Promoting health through sport, particularly for females. Barriers to being physically active for women. Engaging university students in learning. Online teaching and learning.
Category: health and wellbeing

Ms Patricia Nesbitt
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Nursing
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Warrnambool Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5563 3235
Mobile:
Email: nesbitt@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Primary health care. Rural health/nursing. Community health and development.
Category: health and wellbeing, nursing

Dr Kevin Netto
Position: Lecturer - Biomechanics and Motor Learning
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Science
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 92517277
Mobile:
Email: knetto@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Sports biomechanics. Clinical biomechanics. Spinal injuries. Ergonomics.
Category: health and wellbeing, sport science

Dr Andrew Noblet
Position: Associate Professor
School: Deakin Graduate School of Business
Faculty: Faculty of Business and Law
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 5076
Mobile:
Email: anoblet@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Organisational behaviour. Occupational stress. Organisational health. Workplace health promotion.
Category: health and wellbeing, work and workplace issues, behaviour - organisational

Dr Adrienne O'Neil
Position: Research Fellow
School: School of Medicine
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong - Barwon Health
Business Phone:
Mobile: 0412 927 921
Email: oneil@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Mental health. Chronic disease. Intervention trials. Diet. Public health
Category: health and wellbeing, mental health, diet/dieting

Dr Kevin O'Toole
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Warrnambool Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5563 3490
Mobile:
Email: otoole@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Local government. Regional and rural policy. Sister city relations. Rural health.
Category: local government, regional/rural development, politics, health and wellbeing

Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7198
Mobile: 0414 804 529
Email: mariapc@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Ethnicity. Cultural diversity. Gender diversity. Sexual diversity. Family Diversity. Sexual/social/mental health and education.
Category: health and wellbeing, education, culture, gender issues, sex/sexuality, family

Dr Ciaran Pier
Position: Lecturer in Psychology
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6217
Mobile:
Email: ciaranpi@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Panic and other anxiety disorders.
Category: anxiety disorders, health and wellbeing, psychology, mental health

Dr Bodil Rasmussen
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6425
Mobile: 0410 521 370
Email: bodilr@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Diabetes self-management in young people with diabetes. Diabetes education. Life transitions and internet use among people with Type 1 diabetes.
Category: diabetes, health and wellbeing

Associate Professor Lina Ricciardelli
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6866
Mobile:
Email: lina@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Developmental psychology. Health psychology. Body image. Adolescent health. Substance use.
Category: abuse, psychology, health and wellbeing, body image, drugs, alcohol

Dr David Ritchie
Position: Sessional higher education consultant
School: School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone:
Mobile: 0418 576 476
Email: dritchie@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Media audiences. Media research. Arts and Media reviewing. Representations of death and dying in popular culture and the mass media. Grief education. Multicultural perspectives on death and dying. Conflict resolution and mediation.
Category: culture, health and wellbeing, children, media, mediation

Associate Professor Aaron Russell
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 9251397
Mobile:
Email: arussell@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Muscle atrophy with ageing and disease. Muscle hypertrophy. Exercise and muscle metabolism. Cell signaling.
Category: exercise/physical activity, health and wellbeing, biology

Professor Jo Salmon
Position: Associate Head of School (Research)
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7254
Mobile: 0425 735 445
Email: jsalmon@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Physical activity in the population using a behavioural epidemiological approach. Physical activity measurement—development and use of survey instruments (for monitoring and research), accelerometers (activity monitors), pedometers. Sedentary behaviours—television viewing, electronic games, computer use. Physical activity of special population groups—children, adolescents, adults, older adults. Prevention of overweight/obesity, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. Mental health.
Category: children, health and wellbeing, youth/young people's issues, obesity, disease, exercise/physical activity, mental health

Dr Lata Satyen
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5227 8452
Mobile:
Email: lata@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Attention. Memory. Migration. Employee wellbeing.
Category: psychology, health and wellbeing

Professor Steve Selig
Position: Chair, Clinical Exercise Science
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 9251 7165
Mobile: 0418 570 772
Email: sselig@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Exercise for people with chronic cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, depression or risk factors for any of those conditions.
Category: health and wellbeing, obesity, diabetes, disease, mental health

Dr Helen Skouteris
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 9251 7699
Mobile: 0414 409 563
Email: helens@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Infant and child development. Childhood and maternal obesity prevention. Maternal health and wellbeing. Gestational weight gain. Body image. Innovation in teaching and learning for the 21st century. Depression in fathers pre and post birth.
Category: health and wellbeing, obesity, body image, mental health

Professor Rod Snow
Position: Deputy Head of School
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7315
Mobile:
Email: rsnow@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Exercise physiology. Skeletal muscle biochemistry. Exercise performance enhancement aids (ergogenic aids) such as creatine (a nutritional supplement that has been demonstrated to improve repeated, high intensity exercise performance).
Category: exercise/physical activity, nutrition, health and wellbeing

Professor Jane Speight
Position: Chair of Behavioural Research in Diabetes
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 8648 1850
Mobile: 0402 913 767
Email: janespei@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Behavioural research in diabetes. Psychological aspects of diabetes, including adherence to treatment. Impact of diabetes, new treatments and technologies on quality of life. Behaviour change, pscyhological aspects of hypoglycaemia.
Category: psychology, health and wellbeing, diabetes

Dr Mark Stokes
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6865
Mobile:
Email: stokes@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Autism. Evolutionary psychology. Child injury. Injury. Circadian rhythms. Shift work. Biological psychology. Statistics.
Category: children, neurobiology, psychology, autism Spectrum Disorders, health and wellbeing, work and workplace issues

Professor Boyd Swinburn
Position: Alfred Deakin Professor
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone:
Mobile: 64 22 167 9636
Email: swinburn@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Obesity prevention. Intervention programs. Childhood obesity. Promotion of nutrition and physical activity. (Please note that Boyd works part time for Deakin and the rest of the time at the University of Auckland.)
Category: obesity, nutrition, health and wellbeing, children, exercise/physical activity

Professor Ann Taket
Position: Chair in Health and Social Exclusion
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 9244 3798
Mobile: 0409 950 385
Email: ann@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Prevention of and intervention in violence and abuse. Domestic violence. Health promotion for marginalized/ disadvantaged groups. Promoting social inclusion. Participatory methods. Equity, ethics and human rights.
Category: health and wellbeing, social and welfare issues

Dr Anna Timperio
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7165
Mobile:
Email: timperio@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Population physical activity among adults and children. Particular research interests include: obesity, physical activity measurement, personal, social and environmental influences on physical activity, special population groups.
Category: exercise/physical activity, children, health and wellbeing, youth/young people's issues, obesity

Dr Mardie Townsend
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7278
Mobile: 0412 053 080
Email: mardie@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: The human health benefits of contact with nature. Sustainability, health and wellbeing. Women, housing and community.
Category: health and wellbeing, social issues

Mr Adam Walsh
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7788
Mobile:
Email: awalsh@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Children's nutrition. Clinical nutrition.
Category: nutrition, health and wellbeing, children, diet/dieting

Associate Professor Craig Woods
Position: Director of Clinical Studies
School: School of Medicine (Optometry)
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: 03 5227 3326
Mobile: 0418 516 549
Email: craigw@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: The performance of contact lenses and their impact on ocular physiology. The performance of contact lenses to correct vision. The use of contact lenses by the wearer and the associated risks.
Category: health and wellbeing, optometry, contact lenses

Dr Merridee Wouters
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 522 72146
Mobile: 0400 470 915
Email: mdeea@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Use of biological databases to find genes underlying genetic diseases and molecular pathways important in oxidative stress and aging. Bioinformatics. Data mining.
Category: health and wellbeing, disease, genetics

Dr Adel Yousif
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7261
Mobile:
Email: adely@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Analytical biochemistry. Chromatographic (Gas and Liquid) Spectrophotometric analysis of organic samples ranging from muscle tissue to food functional and nutritional components; proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and phytochemicals.
Category: health and wellbeing, nutrition

Professor Evelyne de Leeuw
Position: Chair of Community Health Systems and Policy
School: School of Medicine
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 522 72845
Mobile:
Email: evelyne@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Urban health. Indigenous health curriculum. International health policy and planning. Health promotion.
Category: health and wellbeing


Heritage
Professor William Stewart (Bill) Logan
Position: Alfred Deakin Professor
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 3911
Mobile:
Email: wl@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Cultural heritage. World heritage. Heritage and human rights. Indochinese cultural history and heritage, Vietnam (Hanoi, Hue).
Category: cultural heritage, vietnam

Dr Jonathan Sweet
Position: Senior lecturer
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7056
Mobile:
Email: jsweet@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Collecting and collections. Art gallery and museum management. Heritage interpretation. Decorative arts and design. Asia Pacific Region.
Category: museums, heritage, arts,the

Dr Linda Young
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7130
Mobile:
Email: linday@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Historic houses. Museums. Heritage sites. Historic objects and collections.
Category: museums, heritage


Higher education
Ms Susie Macfarlane
Position: E-Learning Educational Developer (Senior Lecturer)
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7790
Mobile:
Email: susiem@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Higher education: teaching; learning; curriculum and assessment design; educational technology and social media. Health coaching and behaviour change.
Category: higher education, coaching - life


History
Professor David Lowe
Position: Director
School: Alfred Deakin Research Institute
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5227 2691
Mobile:
Email: dlowe@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: The history of Australian foreign policy, and Australia's involvement in wars. The Cold War. History of US Foreign Policy. Postwar European and Australian decolonisation. Australian political biography and political history. 'The Menzies era'.
Category: history, war, literature, politics, Australia

Dr Geoff Robinson
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 522 71452
Mobile: 0407 731 963
Email: geoffr@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Australian politics, elections and party politics. US politics. United States. Political parties - Labor, Liberals, Democrats, Republicans.
Category: Australia, politics, history

Associate Professor Andrew Scott
Position: Associate Professor in Politics
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 3867
Mobile: 0412 210 283
Email: scand@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Australian politics and history. Policies to reduce child poverty and inequality. Improving access to educational opportunity. Reducing unemployment. Promoting more fulfilling work lives, Australian Labor Party. Social democracy. British, Scandinavian, Nordic European politics. Supporting retention of manufacturing industry including to assist particular regions.
Category: children, education, history, policy, politics, regional/rural development, social and welfare issues, work and workplace issues


Holocaust
Dr Adam Brown
Position: Lecturer in Media, Communication and Public Relations
School: School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 3956
Mobile: 0418 304 252
Email: abrown@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Holocaust studies. Film. Gaming. New media. Digital media. Social media. Gender. Cultural representation.
Category: holocaust, culture, media


Hospitals - emergency departments
Associate Professor Julie Considine
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone:
Mobile: 0409 354 133
Email: julieac@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Emergency department care including triage, four-hour rule, Australasian Triage Scale. Care of chronic respiratory illnesses (emphysema and asthma). Health workforce reforms, particularly advanced nursing roles such as nurse practitioners
Category: hospitals - emergency departments, nursing, hospitals - patient care and safety


Hospitals - patient care and safety
Professor Tracey Bucknall
Position: Chair in Nursing; Head, Cabrini-Deakin Centre for Nursing Research, Cabrini Health
School: School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9508 1426
Mobile:
Email: traceyb@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Clinical decision making. Patient safety and adverse events. Medical error. Identification and management of deteriorating patients in hospitals.
Category: nursing, hospitals - patient care and safety

Associate Professor Julie Considine
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone:
Mobile: 0409 354 133
Email: julieac@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Emergency department care including triage, four-hour rule, Australasian Triage Scale. Care of chronic respiratory illnesses (emphysema and asthma). Health workforce reforms, particularly advanced nursing roles such as nurse practitioners
Category: hospitals - emergency departments, nursing, hospitals - patient care and safety


Human rights
Professor Linda Hancock
Position: Professor
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 3871
Mobile: 0417 057 501
Email: lindah@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Welfare reform. Women's policy. Social policy (especially gambling, health). Public policy. Sustainability. Triple bottom line. Non-government sector issues. Government/community partnerships.
Category: policy, human rights, social and welfare issues, corporate governance/responsibility

Professor Fethi Mansouri
Position: Chair in Migration and Intercultural Studies
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education/Strategic Research Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 3914
Mobile:
Email: fethi@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Multiculturalism, cultural diversity and intercultural understanding. Middle East studies—politics, conflicts and societies. Migration, refugees and asylum seekers policies in Australia and internationally.
Category: middle east, refugees, human rights, language, multiculturalism, migration

Mr Dan Meagher
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Law
Faculty: Faculty of Business and Law
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 522 72075
Mobile:
Email: danielm@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Constitutional law. Freedom of speech. Racial vilification
Category: law, human rights


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