Our people

The Prevention Centre team includes many of Australia’s leading researchers, policy makers and practitioners in prevention.

To find people working on a specific project, please see Our Work.

Our people are listed alphabetically in our A-Z list.

Leadership Executive

Director: Professor Andrew Wilson, The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre

Associate Director: Emma Slaytor, The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre

Professor Adrian Bauman, The University of Sydney

Professor Billie Giles Corti, RMIT University

Professor Penny Hawe, The University of Sydney

Professor Sally Redman, The Sax Institute

Associate Professor Sarah Thackway, NSW Health

 

Coordinating Centre staff

Ainsley Burgess, Publications Manager

Dr Seanna Davidson, Manager of Systems Thinking and Capacity Building

Kathryn Placencia, Project Officer

Helen Signy, Communications Manager

Emma Slaytor, Associate Director

 

Project leads

Associate Professor Jo-An Atkinson, The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre

Professor Adrian Bauman, University of Sydney

Professor Louise Baur AM, University of Sydney

Professor Jenny Bowman, University of Newcastle

Professor Fiona Blyth AM, University of Sydney

Professor Amanda Lee, University of Queensland

Professor Sharon Friel, Australian National University

Associate Professor Gary Sacks, Deakin University

Professor Anna Peeters, Deakin University

Dr Martin McNamara, The Sax Institute

Professor Helen Skouteris, Monash University

Professor Helena Teede, Monash University

Professor Andrew Wilson, University of Sydney

 

NHRMC Partnership Centre for Better Health Chief Investigators

CIA: Professor Andrew Wilson, The University of Sydney

Research-based Lead Investigators

Professor Adrian Bauman, The University of Sydney

Professor Rob Carter, Deakin University

Professor Billie Giles-Corti, RMIT University

Professor Penny Hawe, The University of Sydney

Professor Sally Redman, The Sax Institute

System-based Lead Investigators

Professor Paul Kelly, ACT Health

Jerril Rechter, VicHealth

Associate Professor Sarah Thackway, NSW Ministry of Health

Associate Professor Siobhan Harpur, Tasmania Department of Health

Katine D’Onise, South Australia Department for Health and Wellbeing

Melanie Wakefield, Cancer Council Victoria

Additional team members

Professor Steve Allender, Deakin University

Professor Sanchia Aranda, Cancer Council Australia*

Associate Professor Jo-An Atkinson, The Sax Institute

Professor Louise Baur, University of Sydney, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School*

Professor Jenny Bowman, University of Newcastle

Professor Rosemary Calder, The Australian Health Policy Collaboration, Victoria University*

Professor Alan Cass, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin

Dr Katie Conte, University of Sydney

Professor Sandra Eades, Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute

Professor Sharon Friel, Australian National University

Ms Kate Garvey, Partnership Development, DHHS, Tasmania*

Dr Anne Grunseit, University of Sydney

Professor Stephen Jan, Head, Health Economics Program, The George Institute for Global Health

Professor Amanda Lee, Senior Advisor, the Sax Institute

Dr Geoff McDonnell, Adaptive Care Systems

Dr Scott McKeown, DHHS Tasmania*

Dr Andrew Milat, NSW Ministry of Health*

Dr Jo Mitchell, Director, Centre for Population Health, NSW Ministry of Health*

Dr Therese Riley, The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre

Professor Chris Rissel, NSW Office of Preventive Health*

Dr Samantha Rowbotham, University of Sydney

Professor Alison Venn, University of Tasmania

Professor John Wiggers, University of Newcastle*

Associate Professor Luke Wolfenden, University of Newcastle

* System-based Investigator