Our team and publications

Our internationally recognised team of researchers at IPAN is led by co-directors Alfred Deakin Professor David Crawford and Alfred Deakin Professor Jo Salmon. Many members of our team are world-renowned experts in their fields.


Professor David Crawford

Professor Jo Salmon


Alfred Deakin Professor
Professor Kylie Ball
Professor Karen Campbell
Chair in Exercise and Ageing
Professor Robin Daly
Professor Mark Lawrence
Professor in Physical Activity and
Disease Prevention
Professor Ralph Maddison
NHMRC Career Development Fellow
Professor Sarah McNaughton
Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning)
Professor Lynn Riddell
Pro Vice-Chancellor, Researcher Development and Integrity
Professor Aaron Russell
Associate Head of School (Partnerships and International)
Professor Rodney Snow
Alfred Deakin Professor
Professor Anna Timperio
Chair in Behavioural Nutrition
Professor Tony Worsley
Deputy Head of School
Associate Professor Brad Aisbett
Associate Professor
Associate Professor Lisa Barnett
Associate Professor of Exercise and
Musculoskeletal Health
Associate Professor Daniel Belavy
ARC Future Fellow
Associate Professor Clinton Bruce
Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology
Associate Professor Steve Fraser
ARC Future Fellow
Associate Professor Kylie Hesketh
Associate Head Of School (Research)
Associate Professor Glenn Wadley
Associate Professor, Metabolism
Associate Professor Michelle Keske
National Heart Foundation Future Leader
Associate Professor Nicola Ridgers
Associate Professor
Associate Professor Susan Torres
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Lauren Arundell
Lecturer, Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr Brenton Baguley
Research Fellow
Dr Phil Baker
Research Fellow
Dr Andrew Betik
Senior Lecturer
Dr Alison Booth
Dean’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Susie Cartledge
Research Fellow
Dr Paul Della Gatta
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Katherine Downing
Lecturer Exercise, Growth and Development
Dr Rachel Duckham
Research Fellow
Dr Torie Foletta
Dr Elena George
Senior Lecturer Population Nutrition
Dr Carley Grimes
Lecturer, Exercise Physiology across the Lifespan
Dr Lee Hamilton
Lecturer in Strength and Conditioning Sciences
Dr Ashlee Hendy
Lecturer in Physical Activity and Health
Dr Jill Hnatiuk
Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology
Dr Kirsten Howlett
Research Fellow
Dr Rabia Islam
Senior Research Fellow
Dr Shariful Islam
Lecturer in Nutritional Sciences
Dr Gunveen Kaur
Senior Lecturer Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr Nicole Kiss
Research Fellow
Dr Harriet Koorts
ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher
Dr Greg Kowalski
Senior Lecturer in Nutritional Science
Dr Katie Lacy
Senior Lecturer Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
Dr Severine Lamon
Senior Lecturer in Public Health Nutrition
Dr Rachel Laws
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Rebecca Leech
Lecturer in Human Nutrition
Dr Rebecca Lindberg
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Angus Lindsay
Lecturer Population Nutrition
Dr Katherine Livingstone
Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Built Environment
Dr Venurs Loh
Senior Lecturer, Community and Public Health Nutrition
Dr Penny Love
Research Fellow
Dr Priscila Machado
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Helen Macpherson
Senior Lecturer
Dr Luana Main
Senior Lecturer
Dr Claire Margerison
Dr Catherine Milte
Research Fellow – Physical Activity/Nutrition Promotion
Dr Rachelle Opie
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Lewan Parker
Research Fellow
Dr Jonathan Rawstorn
Senior Lecturer
Dr Shannon Sahlqvist
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Ahrathy Selathurai
Senior Lecturer
Dr Chris Shaw
Senior Lecturer
Dr Alison Spence
Senior Lecturer
Dr Ewa Szymlek-Gay
Senior Lecturer Nutrition Science
Dr Sze Yen Tan
Senior Lecturer
Dr Megan Teychenne
Senior Lecturer in Nutrition and Population Health
Dr Lukar Thornton
Dean’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Adam Trewin
Senior Lecturer
Dr Anne Turner
Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr Paige van der Pligt
National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow
Dr Jenny Veitch
Dr Adam Walsh 
Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning, Exercise and Sports Science)
Dr Stuart Warmington
Associate Head Of School (Teaching And Learning, Food, Nutrition And Dietetics)
Dr Julie Woods
Dr Craig Wright
NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow
Dr Jazzmin Zheng