Professor Adrian Bauman
Professor Bauman is Sesquicentenary Professor of Public Health and Director of the Prevention Research Collaboration at the University of Sydney. He has academic expertise in all aspects of the primary prevention of chronic disease, with an emphasis on physical activity epidemiology, population-level interventions and policy research.
He is the theme leader for Physical Activity and Exercise for the Charles Perkins Centre and is interested in chronic disease prevention, with a longstanding focus on physical activity and public health.
He co-directs the WHO Collaborating Centre on Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity, and has assisted in the development of national physical activity policy, plans and surveillance systems in many countries.
Professor Bauman is Lead of the Prevention Centre’s Rapid Response Evaluation Capacity and a member of the Centre’s Leadership Executive.
- The effectiveness of strategies to scale the implementation of community chronic disease interventions
- Prevention Tracker proof-of-concept pilot: Learning from local data to activate systems for the prevention of chronic disease
- Developing and validating national liveability indicators associated with chronic disease risk factors and health outcomes
- Measuring and mapping urban liveability across Australia – developing tools for use by policy makers, practitioners and researchers to identify inequities and plan better cities
- Adrian also leads the projects of the Rapid Response Evaluation Capacity, which include:
- Work on developing a SPOC (small private online course) for a pragmatic approach to complex program evaluation
- The maintenance of Healthy Weight for Life program effects using financial and social incentives
- Scaling up public health interventions: A case study analysis
- Evaluation of the Aboriginal knockout challenge
- Evaluation of the NSW Get Healthy at Work program
- Development of a National Values of Prevention Survey