Profiles

The Prevention Centre is a collaboration of investigators, partners, research fellows and staff. Here we meet just a few of our staff and collaborators, learning about their work and lives.

Billie Giles-Corti

Professor Billie Giles-Corti has spent her career engaging with the people she is trying to influence – and it has paid off.

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Meron Lewis

PhD candidate Meron Lewis used to work as a patent attorney before switching to a dietetics degree as a mature aged student.

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Amanda Lee

Professor Amanda Lee's main focus in her work is to influence both policy and practice for the whole population.

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Jo Mitchell

Dr Jo Mitchell’s interest in food and nutrition and a healthy lifestyle was fostered by osmosis during her childhood on Sydney’s northern beaches.

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Steven Allender

An early life in rural Victoria shaped a sense of community and the need to work together with what was at hand to find solutions to problems for Professor Steve Allender.

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Danielle Currie

For Ottawa-born Danielle Currie, a stint in South Africa when she was a child fostered an early fascination with the environment and science.

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Jacqueline Davison

Jacqui Davison didn’t realise it at the time but growing up in Alice Springs in the 1970s and 80s instilled in her a deep sense of social justice, living as she did on unceded Arrernte land.

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Simone Sherriff

Simone Sherriff, a Wotjobaluk woman, Aboriginal health researcher and PhD candidate, has lived experience in how genuine long-term engagement can transform an Aboriginal community’s attitudes towards research.

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