Staff profile - Adrian Cameron
Dr Adrian Cameron
|Position:||Senior Research Fellow |
|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
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
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.
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.