Staff profile

Ms Teresa Capetola

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Health & Soc. Dev.
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92468099 +61 3 92468099



  • Master of Arts, La Trobe University, 1997


Teaching Interests

Unit HSH 302 Politics, Policy and Health;

Unit HSH 707 Gender, Culture and Population Health


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 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.

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