Staff profile - Teresa Capetola

Ms Teresa Capetola

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Health & Social Development
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92468099 +61 3 92468099
Email: teresa.capetola@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts, La Trobe University, 1997


Academic

Teaching Interests

Unit HSH 302 Politics, Policy and Health;

Unit HSH 707 Gender, Culture and Population Health


Awards

Awards and prizes

1999 Shortlisted VicHealth Awards for Gorgeous Girls (Promoting positive body image to young women)

1999 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Achievement for Community Development


Research

Research interests

Teresa's research interests are in the field of social justice, especially in relation to gender, culture and diversity. She comes from a background of working in women's health and has focussed on a range of health issues including, reproductive health and body image. Recently she has extended her research interests to the effects of climate change on health, with a particular focus on disadvantaged population groups.


Research page

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/15996/Ms-Teresa-Capetola


Page custodian: External Relations Group
Last updated: