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 life outside of work.

If you would like to suggest a colleague to be profiled, please email the Communications Manager, Helen Signy.

Billie Giles-Corti

Most people don't know that Billie Giles-Corti left school at 15 and returned to study at 24.

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Jan Shanthosh

PhD scholar Jan Muhunthan practises yoga and has lived all over the world.

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Rob Carter

Professor Rob Carter has many professional hats, loves gardening and his $6000 Bouvier dog, and wishes he wasn't tone deaf.

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Devon Indig

Multiple gold medalist, Dr Devon Indig loves long-haul flights and the cycling culture of the Netherlands.

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Kim Gordon

Artist and nomad, Kim Gordon, the Prevention Centre's new Knowledge Integration Manager, loves to build connections across different fields of knowledge.

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Joanne Greenfield

ACT Health’s Joanne Greenfield learnt the true meaning of health system strengthening when she ran child and maternal health services in Afghanistan.

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Claire Pearce

Claire Pearce has two mammoth tasks in front of her: starting her PhD with the Prevention Centre and training for a marathon.

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Nick Barker-Pendree

Self-confessed “sports freak” Nick Barker-Pendree keeps the Prevention Centre running smoothly in his role as Administration Officer. When he's not running, paddling with his dragon boat team or pumping iron at the gym, you might even find him on a cinema screen near you.

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