Ms Jill Whelan

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Dean's Research Postdoctoral Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Medicine

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

jill.whelan@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 78039

Publications

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2021

The impact of covid-19 on rural food supply and demand in australia: Utilising group model building to identifyretailer and customer perspectives

J Whelan, A Brown, L Coller, C Strugnell, S Allender, L Alston, J Hayward, J Brimblecombe, C Bell

(2021), Vol. 13, pp. 1-11, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Tracking implementation within a community-led whole of system approach to address childhood overweight and obesity in south west Sydney, Australia

N Maitland, K Wardle, J Whelan, B Jalaludin, D Creighton, M Johnstone, J Hayward, S Allender

(2021), Vol. 21, pp. 1-11, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2020

The relationship between feasting periods and weight gain: a systematic scoping review

Christina Zorbas, Erica Reeve, Shaan Naughton, Carolina Batis, Jillian Whelan, Gade Waqa, Colin Bell

(2020), Vol. 9, pp. 39-62, Current obesity reports, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

journal article

Protocol for the measurement of changes in knowledge and engagement in the stepped wedge cluster randomised trial for childhood obesity prevention in Australia: (Reflexive Evidence and Systems interventions to Prevent Obesity and Non-communicable Disease (RESPOND))

Jillian Whelan, Claudia Strugnell, Steven Allender, Ariella Korn, Andrew Brown, Liliana Orellana, Josh Hayward, Vicki Brown, Colin Bell, Marj Moodie, Anna Peeters, Melanie Nichols

(2020), Vol. 21, pp. 1-11, Trials, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Beyond the black stump: rapid reviews of health research issues affecting regional, rural and remote Australia

S Osborne, L Alston, K Bolton, J Whelan, E Reeve, A Wong Shee, J Browne, T Walker, V Versace, S Allender, M Nichols, K Backholer, N Goodwin, S Lewis, H Dalton, G Prael, M Curtin, R Brooks, S Verdon, J Crockett, G Hodgins, S Walsh, D Lyle, S Thompson, L Browne, S Knight, S Pit, M Jones, M Gillam, M Leach, D Gonzalez-Chica, K Muyambi, T Eshetie, K Tran, E May, G Lieschke, V Parker, A Smith, C Hayes, A Dunlop, H Rajappa, R White, P Oakley, S Holliday

(2020), Vol. 213, pp. S1-S32, Medical journal of Australia, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Understanding the healthfulness of outlets providing lunch and dinner meals: a census of a rural food retail environment in Victoria, Australia

L Alston, V Versace, E Brown, M Nichols, J Whelan, K Bolton, G Sacks, C Needham, L Orellana, S Allender

(2020), pp. 1-6, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Measuring rural food environments for local action in Australia: a systematic critical synthesis review

P Love, J Whelan, C Bell, J McCracken

(2019), Vol. 16, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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A rural community moves closer to sustainable obesity prevention - an exploration of community readiness pre and post a community-based participatory intervention

J Whelan, P Love, L Millar, S Allender, C Morley, C Bell

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 1-9, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

Sustaining obesity prevention in communities: a systematic narrative synthesis review

J Whelan, P Love, L Millar, S Allender, A Bell

(2018), Vol. 19, pp. 839-851, Obesity reviews, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Parental translation into practice of healthy eating and active play messages and the impact on childhood obesity: a mixed methods study

Alyssa Huxtable, Lynne Millar, Penelope Love, Colin Bell, Jill Whelan

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 1-15, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Gratitude, resignation and the desire for dignity: lived experience of food charity recipients and their recommendations for improvement, Perth, Western Australia

Sue Booth, Andrea Begley, Bruce Mackintosh, Deborah Kerr, Jonine Jancey, Martin Caraher, Jill Whelan, Christina Pollard

(2018), Vol. 21, pp. 2831-2841, Public health nutrition, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

You can't find healthy food in the bush: poor accessibility, availability and adequacy of food in rural Australia

Jill Whelan, Lynne Millar, Colin Bell, Cherie Russell, Felicity Grainger, Steven Allender, Penelope Love

(2018), Vol. 15, pp. 1-15, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Healthy diets in rural Victoria-cheaper than unhealthy alternatives, yet unaffordable

Penelope Love, Jillian Whelan, Colin Bell, Felicity Grainger, Cherie Russell, Meron Lewis, Amanda Lee

(2018), Vol. 15, pp. 1-16, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article
2016

Sleep duration and risk of obesity among a sample of Victorian school children

B Morrissey, M Malakellis, J Whelan, L Millar, B Swinburn, S Allender, C Strugnell

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1-8, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

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2015

A map of community-based obesity prevention initiatives in Australia following obesity funding 2009-2013.

J Whelan, P Love, A Romanus, T Pettman, K Bolton, E Smith, T Gill, J Coveney, E Waters, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 168-171, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Australia, C1

journal article

Still serving hot soup? Two hundred years of a charitable food sector in Australia: a narrative review

R Lindberg, J Whelan, M Lawrence, L Gold, S Friel

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 358-365, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, North Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article

A snapshot of the scope of obesity prevention practice in Australia.

T Pettman, K Bolton, P Love, E Waters, T Gill, J Whelan, S Boylan, R Armstrong, J Coveney, S Booth, B Swinburn, S Allender

(2015), Health Promotion International, C1

journal article

A community based systems diagram of obesity causes

S Allender, B Owen, J Kuhlberg, J Lowe, P Nagorcka-Smith, J Whelan, C Bell

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-12, PLoS One, San Francisco, CA, C1

journal article
2014

Cochrane Update: Predicting sustainability of intervention effects in public health evidence: Identifying key elements to provide guidance

J Whelan, P Love, T Pettman, J Doyle, S Booth, E Smith, E Waters

(2014), Vol. 36, pp. 347-351, Journal of Public Health (United Kingdom), C1

journal article

Hungry for change: the food banking industry in Australia

S Booth, J Whelan

(2014), Vol. 116, pp. 1392-1404, British food journal, Bingley, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

An interactive showcase to launch a framework and e-tools for the CO-creation and evaluation of food environments to Advance Community Health (COACH)

Dr Meaghan Christian, Ms Jill Whelan

NHMRC TAPPC (Sax Institute) Seed Funding Grant

  • 2021: $4,844

Other Public Sector Funding

A connected community and clinical journey to health

Dr Penny Love, Ms Jill Whelan, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Colin Bell

  • 2015: $29,000

YCHANGe obesity prevention mapping into physical activity determinants - environmental and personal

Ms Jill Whelan, Dr Penny Love, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Colin Bell

  • 2016: $120,000

YCHANGe - RNH

Ms Jill Whelan

  • 2017: $30,000

WHCG Cafe Policy Implementation and Evaluation.

Ms Jill Whelan, Prof Colin Bell

  • 2021: $50,000

Industry and Other Funding

Engaging rural and regional community-based obesity prevention initiatives in Victoria

Miss Erin Smith, Ms Jill Whelan

  • 2014: $14,520

A connected community and clinical journey to health

Dr Penny Love, Ms Jill Whelan, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Colin Bell

  • 2016: $5,454
  • 2015: $54,545

YCHANGe - A connected community and clinical journey to health - YSC and RFDS

Ms Jill Whelan, Prof Colin Bell, Dr Penny Love, Prof Steven Allender

  • 2017: $40,000
  • 2016: $40,000

A review of evidence on interventions to improve the availability and promotion of healthy food in rural communities.

Dr Laura Alston, A/Prof Kathryn Backholer, A/Prof Vincent Versace, Prof Steven Allender, Dr Melanie Nichols, Ms Jill Whelan, Dr Anna Wong Shee, Ms Erica Reeve

  • 2020: $10,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report