Adjunct Associate Professor Jo Mitchell

Senior Adviser

Adjunct Associate Professor Jo Mitchell has finished working with the Prevention Centre.

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Jo Mitchell is a Senior Adviser with the Prevention Centre and an Adjunct Associate Professor in both the School of Public Health, University of Sydney and the School of Population Health, UNSW Sydney. Her role is to collaborate with the Co-Directors and the Coordinating Centre team to engage current and new policy partners in envisaging the potential next phase for the Centre and exploring the value of a ‘co-benefits of prevention’ portfolio.

Jo’s professional expertise is in policy and the delivery of state-wide services and programs for prevention. Her most recent government experience was as a senior executive with responsibility for population health in NSW. This included a focus on state-level policy, purchasing and performance and policy-relevant research in the areas of tobacco, obesity, HIV, viral hepatitis and drug and alcohol.

Jo holds degrees in science, nutrition, and public health and in 2018 was awarded a public service medal for her contribution to population health policy in NSW.

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