Professor Adrian Bauman AO
Emeritus Professor Adrian Bauman AO is Sesquicentenary Professor of Public Health and Director of the Prevention Research Collaboration at the University of Sydney. He has academic expertise in many aspects of the primary prevention of chronic disease, with an emphasis on physical activity and obesity prevention epidemiology, population-level interventions and policy research. He has a strong interest in research translation and in the evaluation of complex preventive health programs.
Professor Bauman co-directs the WHO Collaborating Centre on Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity, and has assisted in the development of national physical activity and NCD prevention policy, plans and surveillance systems in many countries.
Professor Bauman is a member of the Prevention Centre’s Leadership Executive.
- Methods and metrics for moving from best practice prevention to implementation and scale up
- Harnessing the power of physical activity for improving the Australian prevention system
- AUSPOPS – AUStralian Perceptions of Prevention Survey
- 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 has also been involved in the following evaluation work:
- 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
- Four projects take the Prevention Centre into its new phase
- From scaling up to driverless cars – the Prevention Centre opens new frontiers in prevention
- Is working in partnership worth it? A new tool to measure success
- The secrets of successful partnership research
- The evaluation conundrum: what to do when programs suddenly stop?
- How to top the most highly cited list
- Physical activity for public health: in pursuit of rigorous evaluation in the real world
- Centre investigators named among world’s most influential