Staff profile - John Toumbourou
Prof John Toumbourou
|Position:||Chair in Health Psychology|
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Health|
|Department:||School of Psychology|
|Campus:||Geelong Waterfront Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 52278278 +61 3 52278278|
|Mobile:||0400 502 938 0400 502 938|
Professor John Toumbourou is the Chair in Health Psychology and a prominent researcher and health advocate. He 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.
Professor Toumbourou is a prominent health advocate and is available for media communication.
His views on alcohol prevention measures have been reported in national newspaper articles and in radio and television network interviews. Examples: