Staff profile - Adrian Cameron

Dr Adrian Cameron

Position: DECRA Research Fellow
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Health & Soc. Dev.
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 925 17741 +61 3 925 17741



  • Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne, 1998
  • Master of Public Health, University of Melbourne, 1999
  • Graduate Diploma in International Health, Monash University, 2003
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2009


International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity

Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society


Teaching Interests

Guest lecturer and supervisor or co-supervisor of Masters and PhD students


Awards and prizes

2015 Konrad Jamrozik Prize at the Population Health Congress, Hobart. Joint award of the Public Health Association of Australia, Australasian Epidemiological Association, Australian Health Promotion Association and the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine.

2012 Deakin University Vice Chancellors Award for Outstanding Contribution to Research: Early Career Researcher

2011 Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Award (Finalist, Medicine and Medical Sciences Category)

2010 Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Young Investigator of the Year

2009 - Victorian Government, Premiers Award for Health and Medical Research, commendation

2007 - Metabolic Syndrome Institute Award, Metabolic Syndrome Institute, New York

2005 - National Heart Foundation, Post Graduate Research Scholarship, top ranked Victorian scholar


Research projects

Dr Cameron is a Section Editor (Epidemiology and Ethnicity) for BMC Obesity, and an Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity. He is also a regular manuscript reviewer for numerous journals and a grant reviewer and grant review panel member for the NHMRC.

Research interests

Dr Cameron has published widely in areas related to obesity and the metabolic syndrome. His current research involves the investigation of behaviours related to obesity, with an overarching theme of disadvantage present in much of his work. Active research projects include investigations of 1) the supermarket food environment and 2) influences on obesity-related behaviours in children.

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