Staff listing

Get to know the School of Exercise and Nutrition Science by reading up on our staff. See who could be teaching your lectures, or who you could be working or researching alongside.

School Executive Group

Head of School
Professor Brad Aisbett

Deputy Head of School
Alfred Deakin Professor Anna Timperio

Associate Head of School, International and Partnerships
Professor Aaron Russell

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

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

Associate Head of School, Research
Professor Glenn Wadley

Director IPAN
Alfred Deakin Professor Jo Salmon

Deputy Director IPAN
Professor Sarah McNaughton

Co-Director CSR
Dr Natalie Saunders

Discipline Leader, Food Innovation
Professor Russell Keast

School Manager
Elissa Turnbull

Chair positions

Name
Chair of Exercise and Ageing
Professor Robin Daly

Professors

Associate professors

Honorary appointments

Name
Honorary Emeritus Professor
Alfred Deakin Professor David Crawford

Honorary Fellow
Verity Devie

Honorary Fellow
Christine Delisle

Honorary Fellow
Rachel Duckham

Honorary Associate Professor
Michael Livingstone

Honorary Professor
Marie Löf

Adjunct Professor
David Parkin

Honorary Fellow
Michael Poulton

Honorary Fellow
Timo Rantalainen

Associate Professor
Gary Slater

Honorary Professor
Rod Snow

Honorary Fellow
Wei-Peng Teo

Honorary Associate Professor
Beverley Wood

Honorary Professor
Tony Worsley

Senior lecturers

Lecturers

Associate lecturers

Teaching scholars

Senior research staff

Name
Dr Shariful Islam
National Heart Foundation Senior Research Fellow
Associate Professor Nicky Ridgers
National Heart Foundation Future Leader

Associate Professor David Scott
NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow

Associate Professor Jenny Veitch
National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow

Postdoctoral research staff

Name
Dr Gavin Abbott
Senior Research Fellow
Dr Lauren Arundell
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Phil Baker
Research Fellow Grade 2
Dr Paul Della Gatta
Project Manager and Research Fellow
Dr Katherine Downing
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Jackson Fyfe
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Paul Jansons
Research Fellow
Dr Nicole Kiss
Clinical Research Fellow, Victorian Cancer Agency Nursing and Allied Health
Dr Harriet Koorts
Senior Research Fellow
Dr Rebecca Leech
National Heart Foundation Research Fellow
Dr Angus Lindsay
Neurological Foundation of New Zealand – Philip Wrightson Fellow
Dr Katherine Livingstone
NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow
Dr Venurs Loh
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Priscila Pereira Machado
Research Fellow, Grade 1
Dr Helen Macpherson
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Patrick Owen
Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Lewan Parker
NHMRC/National Heart Foundation Early Career Fellow
Dr Jonathan Rawstorn 
Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Adam Trewin
Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr. Riaz Uddin
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Jazzmin Zheng
NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow

Research support staff

Name

Project Manager (Research Fellow)
Keren Best

Project Manager (Associate Research Fellow)
Nicole Biggs

Associate Research Fellow
Belinda De Ross

Project Manager (Research Fellow)
Dr Jenny Gianoudis

Project Manager (Associate Research Fellow)
Simone Lewin

Associate Research Fellow
Sarah Marshall

Project Manager (Research Fellow)
Jennifer Mouchacca

Project Coordinator
Emily Scanlon

Professional staff

Name

Professional Placement Officer
Meagan Brown

Executive Officer, IPAN
Cathy Cooper

IPAN Communications Officer
Renae Guy

Administrative Officer (HR and Finance)
Kashlin Lakeman

Administrative Officer (Operations)
Linda Lowe

Executive Assistant to Head of School
Sharon Melder

Administrative Coordinator (Curriculum, Placement and Student Experience)
Tin Partington

IPAN Research Grants Support Officer
Julie Rankine

Professional Placement Officer
Andrea Sill

Administrative Officer (Curriculum, Placement and Student Experience)
Sarah Tait

IPAN Stakeholder Relationships Manager
Ernestine Thompson

Technical staff

Name
Laboratory Manager
Andrew Howarth
Senior Laboratory Coordinator
Shane Dicks
Senior Technical Officer (Burwood)
Rhys Spangler
Senior Technical Officer (Burwood)
Kaylie Peters
Technical Officer (Burwood)
Shabrone Vertigan
Technical Officer (Burwood)
Danielle Pipilakis

Technical Officer (Geelong)
Ryan Allen

Senior Technical Officer (Geelong)
Dorian Watts