Associate Professor Leigh Tooth

Principal Research Fellow

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Associate Professor Leigh Tooth is a member of the Collaboration for Enhanced Research Impact (CERI) Steering Group, representing the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence on Women and Non-Communicable Diseases (CRE WaND), where she is a chief investigator. CRE WaND focus on generating new knowledge for improved non-communicable disease outcomes for women over the life course.

She is a Principal Research Fellow and Deputy Director with the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH). She chairs the ALSWH Data Access Committee and leads a program of research into maternal and child health including screen time and prevention. Her other current research interests are caregiving, health inequalities, the socio-economic determinants of health, quality of life and multimorbidity.