Sonia Wutzke

1970 – 2017

Associate Professor Sonia Wutzke, Deputy Director of The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre, died suddenly and unexpectedly on 22 December, 2017.

Associate Professor Wutzke led the operations of the Prevention Centre and several of its key projects since its inception in 2013. During her too short career, she led a number of large research collaborations, expertly bringing people together in order to transfer knowledge and drive change.

In memoriam: Sonia Wutzke

Prevention Centre Director, Professor Andrew Wilson, said: “Sonia was an incredible person whose management skills, intellectual contribution and passion for our mission has been fundamental to our success.

“She will be greatly missed, as without her the Prevention Centre would not be what it is. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with her family at this time. She is sadly missed already.”

Sax Institute CEO, Professor Sally Redman, said: “Sonia made an immense and greatly valued contribution to the Prevention Centre, to the Sax Institute and indeed to public health in Australia. She will be greatly missed both personally and professionally.”

Sonia, Rest In Peace.

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