Professor Louise Baur AM
Professor Baur is Professor of Child and Adolescent Health at the University of Sydney, and has a conjoint appointment as Professor in the Sydney University School of Public Health. She is also a consultant paediatrician at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney. She is on the Editorial Board of Paediatric Obesity (formerly, Founding Editor-in-Chief).
Among her various community roles, Professor Baur is a Director of World Vision Australia and a member of the Governing Board of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network.
Her research interests include the prevention and management of obesity in children and young people, food marketing and children, and the measurement of obesity-related behaviours. In 2010, Professor Baur was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).