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Staff listing

Find out more about Deakin's School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences staff. Access profiles, link through to publications and get in touch.

Head of School

Professor Brad Aisbett

Exercise and nutrition are increasingly in the spotlight – and for good reason. Developments in this area, often from Deakin, regularly lead to improved public health and enhanced sporting performance.

You can also rest assured you're learning at the cutting edge: we're one of the top ranked sport science schools in the world according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Key contacts

Professor Brad Aisbett, Head of School

Alfred Deakin Professor Anna Timperio, Deputy Head of School

Elissa Turnbull, School Manager

Professor Aaron Russell, Associate Head of School, International and Partnerships

Dr Stuart Warmington, Associate Head of School, Teaching and Learning – Exercise and Sport Science

Dr Alison Booth, Associate Head of School, Teaching and Learning – Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Professor Glenn Wadley, Associate Head of School, Research

Alfred Deakin Professor Jo Salmon, Director IPAN

Alfred Deakin Professor Sarah McNaughton, Deputy Director IPAN

Dr Natalie Saunders, Co-Director CSR

Professor Russell Keast, Discipline Leader, Food Innovation

Course directors

Dr Helen Brown, Senior Lecturer, Course Director, Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science/Bachelor of Business – Sports Management

Dr Kirsten Howlett, Senior Lecturer, Course Director, Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science

Dr Christopher Shaw, Senior Lecturer, Course Director, Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science/Bachelor of Nutrition Science

Dr Katie Lacy, Senior Lecturer, Course Director, Bachelor of Nutrition Sciences

Dr Aaron Fox, Lecturer, Honours Coordinator, Bachelor of Nutrition Science and Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science

Dr Catherine Milte, Senior Lecturer, Course Director, Postgraduate Human Nutrition and Master of Nutrition and Population Health

Dr Ewa Szymlek-Gay, Senior Lecturer, Course Director, Graduate Certificate Health Research practice

Dr Clint Miller, Senior Lecturer, Course Director, Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Dr Alison Spence, Senior Lecturer, Course Director, Master of Dietetics

Dr Lyndell Bruce, Senior Lecturer, Course Director, Postgraduate Applied Sports Science

Associate Professor Severine Lamon, ARC Future Fellow, Director of Higher Degree by Research

Our people

Academic

Professor Brad Aisbett, Head of School

Dr Giselle Allsopp, Lecturer, Human Physiology

Linda Atkins, Lecturer, Nutritional Physiology

Dr Brenton Baguley, Lecturer, Nutrition and Dietetics

Dr Phillip Baker, Senior Lecturer, Human Nutrition

Dr Andrew Betik, Lecturer, Exercise Science (Lifespan)

Dr Kristy Bolton, Senior Lecturer, Nutrition Sciences

Dr Jason Bonacci, Senior Lecturer

Dr Alison Booth, Associate Head of School, Teaching and Learning – Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Dr Liz Bradshaw, Senior Lecturer, Biomechanics

Dr Helen Brown, Senior Lecturer, Sport Coaching and Physical Activity

Dr Lyndell Bruce, Senior Lecturer, Sports Science

Dr Alissa Burnett, Lecturer, Nutrition Science

Dr Amelia Carr, Senior Lecturer, Sport science; sport nutrition; sport physiology; physical performance

Troy Castricum, Lecturer, Applied Exercise and Sport Science

Kathryn Cirone, Lecturer, Nutrition and Dietetics

Dr Dominique Condo, Senior Lecturer, Sport Nutrition

Louise Conway, Associate Lecturer, Clinical Exercise Practice

Dr Andrew Costanzo, Lecturer, Food and Nutrition

Dr Sarah Costigan, Lecturer, Physical Activity and Health

Dr Katherine Downing, Lecturer, Physical Activity and Health

Dr Eric Drinkwater, Senior Lecturer, Sports Science

Dr Dan Dwyer, Senior Lecturer, Applied Exercise and Sports Science

Dr Aaron Fox, Lecturer, Applied Sport Science

Associate Professor Steve Fraser, Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology

Dr Shirani Gamlath, Lecturer

Dr Carley Grimes, Senior Lecturer, Population Nutrition

Dr Sarah Hall, Associate Lecturer, Exercise and Sport Science (Practicum)

Dr Lee Hamilton, Lecturer, Exercise Physiology across the Lifespan

Mr Jack Harper, Associate Lecturer, Clinical Exercise Practice

Dr Ashlee Hendy, Lecturer, Motor Learning

Mr Declan Hennessy, Lecturer, Exercise Physiology

Mr Kris Hinck, Lecturer, Applied Exercise and Sport Science

Dr Samantha Hoffman, Lecturer, Applied Exercise and Sport Science

Dr Kirsten Howlett, Senior Lecturer, Exercise Physiology

Dr Snehal Jadhav, Lecturer, Food Safety

Dr Gunveen Kaur, Senior Lecturer, Nutritional Sciences

Ms Jessica Kempler, Lecturer, Food and Nutrition

Dr Claire Kenneally-Dabrowski, Lecturer, Exercise and Sport Science

Dr Katie Lacy, Senior Lecturer, Nutritional Science

Dr Amelia Lee, Lecturer, Nutrition and Dietetics

Dr Penelope Love, Senior Lecturer, Community and Public Health Nutrition

Dr Luana Main, Senior Lecturer

Dr Claire Margerison, Senior Lecturer

Dr Shaun Mason, Lecturer, Nutrition Science

Dr Anthony May, Associate Lecturer, Partnerships Exercise and Sport Science

Jennifer Mccann, Lecturer

Dr Clint Miller, Senior Lecturer

Dr Catherine Milte, Senior Lecturer, Nutritional Sciences

Niamh Mundell, Lecturer

Dr Janandani Nanayakkara, Lecturer, Community and Public Health Nutrition

Dr Spencer Roberts, Lecturer, Human Physiology

Helena Rodi, Lecturer, Nutrition & Dietetics

Professor Aaron Russell, Professor and Associate Head of School, International and Partnerships

Dr Georgie Russell, Senior Lecturer, Food Innovation

Dr Shannon Sahlqvist, Senior Lecturer

Associate Professor Natalie Saunders, Associate Professor

Dr Christopher Shaw, Senior Lecturer, Exercise Physiology

Dr Rhiannon Snipe, Lecturer, Sport Nutrition

Dr Alison Spence, Senior Lecturer

Ryan Surace, Lecturer, Nutrition & Dietetics

Dr Ewa Szymlek-Gay, Senior Lecturer

Dr Jamie Tait, Lecturer, Exercise and Sport Science

Dr Sze Yen Tan, Senior Lecturer, Nutrition Sciences

Dr Danielle Trowell, Associate Lecturer, Biomechanics

Rebecca Turnbull, Associate Lecturer, Clinical Exercise Practice

Dr Anne Turner, Senior Lecturer

Dr Paige van der Pligt, Senior Lecturer, Nutrition and Dietetics

Dr William Vickery, Lecturer, Sport Coaching

Cara Walker, Teaching Scholar, Exercise and Sport Science

Dr Antony Walsh, Lecturer, Physical Activity and Health

Dr Stuart Warmington, Associate Head of School, Teaching and Learning – Exercise and Sport Science

Dr Julie Woods, Senior Lecturer, Public Health Nutrition

Dr Craig Wright, Senior Lecturer

Research

Dr Gavin Abbott, Senior Research Fellow

Dr Megan Adam, Research Fellow, INFANT Project Manager

Dr Lauren Arundell, Research Fellow

Nicole Biggs, Associate Research Fellow

Professor Clinton Bruce, Professor

Professor Karen Campbell, Professor

Elysha Chau, Research Fellow and Project Coordinator

Dr Ana Maria Contardo Ayala, Research Fellow

Professor Robin Daly, Chair in Exercise and Ageing

Belinda De Ross, Associate Research Fellow

Jacqueline Della Gatta, Project Manager, Research Fellow Grade 2

Dr Paul Della Gatta, Project Manager, Research Fellow

Amanda Dickson, Research Assistant

Dr Suzanne Dixon-Suen, Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Ninoshka Dsouza, Research Fellow

Professor David Dunstan, Head, Baker Deakin Department of Lifestyle and Diabetes and Chair, Lifestyle and Diabetes

Dr Jackson Fyfe, Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Kidane Gebremariam, Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Elena George, Senior Research Fellow

Dr Jenny Gianoudis, Research Fellow, Project Manager

Anthea Gregoriou, INFANT State wide Implementation Coordinator

Professor Kylie Hesketh, Professor, Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow

Dr Danielle Hiam, Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Zoya Huschtscha, Research Fellow

Associate Professor Shariful Islam, Associate Professor

Dr Paul Jansons, Research Fellow

Professor Russell Keast, Professor and Discipline Leader, Food Innovation

Associate Professor Michelle Keske, Associate Professor, Physiology and Metabolism

Associate Professor Nicole Kiss, Clinical Associate Professor

Dr Harriet Koorts, Senior Research Fellow

Sam Lai, Associate Research Fellow

Associate Professor Severine Lamon, ARC Future Fellow

Dr Natalie Lander, Senior Research Fellow

Professor Mark Lawrence, Professor

Associate Professor Rachel Laws, Associate Professor, Public Health Nutrition

Dr Rebecca Leech, NHF Research Fellow & NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow

Elizabeth Lehman, Associate Research Fellow, Project Manager

Simone Lewin, Project Manager, Associate Research Fellow

Associate Professor Gie Liem, Associate Professor

Dr Rebecca Lindberg, Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Angus Lindsay, Philip Wrightson Fellow - Neurological Foundation

Dr Katherine Livingstone, NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow

Dr Venurs Loh, Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Helen Macpherson, NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Postdoctoral Fellow

Professor Ralph Maddison, Professor in Physical Activity and Disease Prevention

Sarah Marshall, Research Fellow

Dr Emiliano Mazzoli, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Kathy McConnell, INFANT State wide Implementation Coordinator

Alfred Deakin Professor Sarah McNaughton, Alfred Deakin Professor and Deputy Director, Institute for Physical Activity

Jakub Mesinovic , Associate Research Fellow

Dr Rachelle Opie, Research Fellow

Jessica Orr, Research Fellow

Dr Patrick Owen, Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Kate Parker, Research Fellow, Smart-Heart

Dr Lewan Parker, NHMRC/National Heart Foundation Early Career Fellow

Dr Susan Paudel Subedi, Executive Dean Health Research Fellow

Dr Priscila Pereira Machado, Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Professor Judi Porter, Professor, Dietetics

Dr Jonathan Rawstorn, Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

Elise Rivera, Research Fellow

Professor Jo Salmon, Alfred Deakin Professor and Director, Institute for Physical Activity

Dr Ahrathy Selathurai, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Associate Professor David Scott, Associate Professor (Research)

Associate Professor Robert Shellie, Associate Professor, Food Chemistry and Flavour Science

Savannah Simmons, Research Assistant

Alice Sims, Research Assistant

Dr George Siopis, Executive Dean Health Research Fellow

Dr Jason Talevski, Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Teketo Tegegne, Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Megan Teychenne, NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow

Dr Hannah Thomas, Research Fellow

Alfred Deakin Professor Anna Timperio, Alfred Deakin Professor and Deputy Head of School

Associate Professor Susan Torres, Associate Professor

Dr Adam Trewin, Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Associate Professor Jenny Veitch, Associate Professor

Professor Glenn Wadley, Associate Head of School, Research

Dr Kim Way, Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Michael Wheeler, Executive Dean Health Research Fellow

Kate Wingrove, Associate Research Fellow

Dr Yuxin Zhang, Research Fellow, Digital Health

Dr Jazzmin Zheng, Senior Research Fellow

Honorary

Alfred Deakin Professor Kylie Ball, Emeritus Professor

Professor Daniel Belavy, Honorary Professor

Alfred Deakin Professor David Crawford, Emeritus Professor

Dr Christine Delisle Nystrom, Honorary Fellow

Dr Rachel Duckham, Honorary Fellow

Dr Jill Hnatiuk, Honorary Fellow

Dr Peter Kremer, Honorary Fellow

Adjunct Professor David Parkin, Honorary Adjunct Professor

Associate Professor Nicky Ridgers, Honorary Associate Professor

Associate Professor Gary Slater, Honorary Associate Professor

Rod Snow, Honorary Professor

Vina Tan, Honorary Fellow

Dr Wei-Peng Teo, Honorary Fellow

Associate Professor Lukar Thornton, Honorary Associate Professor

Associate Professor Beverley Wood, Honorary Associate Professor

Professor Tony Worsley, Emeritus Professor

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