Professor Wiggers is a population health researcher with an established profile of research, research translation and service delivery relating to the prevention of tobacco and alcohol-related harms and the prevention of child obesity.
His research has centred on trials in a variety of settings to determine the effectiveness of interventions when implemented under routine service delivery conditions.
He has published more than 140 peer-reviewed papers and tested models of intervention translation resulting in more than 20 instances of translation into routine service delivery practice at the local, state, national and international levels.
His service delivery has centred on leading prevention and population health services for the residents of the Hunter New England region of NSW.
Professor John Wiggers's projects
Engaging maternity services to address smoking, alcohol consumption and weight gain in pregnancyProject Status: completed
Implementation and scale upProject Status: completed
Addressing chronic disease risk factors in people with mental illnessProject Status: completed
A sense of scale: Exploring ways to implement effective preventionProject Status: completed
Integrating mind and body: combining physical and mental healthProject Status: completed
Model behaviour: A systems approach to alcohol-related harmProject Status: completed
Learning health systems approach to optimise implementation of prevention programsProject Status: completed