Academic Members

Directors

Professor Julie Byles

Global Innovation Chair in Responsive Transitions in Health and Ageing
School of Medicine and Public Health

Professor Deb Loxton

Deputy Director- ALSWH & RCGHA
College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing

Professor Dimity Pond

Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health

Professor Alan Hayes

Distinguished Professor of Family Studies and Director, Family Action Centre
School of Health Sciences

Associate Professor Kerry Inder

Associate Professor
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Associate Professor Kym Rae

Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr Meredith Tavener

Trial Manager/Senior Lecturer
Office - DVC (Research and Innovation)|School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr Catherine Chojenta

Post Doctoral Research Fellow/Senior Lecturer
College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing|School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr Melissa Harris

Research Fellow
College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing

Associate Professor Alexis Hure

Associate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health

Ms Peta Forder

Senior Statistician
College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing

Dr Jenni White

Research Fellow
College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing

Dr Jane Rich

Research Academic
School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr Xenia Dolja-Gore

Research Fellow/Education Focused Academic
School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Medicine and Public Health

Associate Professor Surinder Baines

Associate Professor
School of Health Sciences

Professor Tracy Burrows

NHMRC Research Fellow
School of Health Sciences

Emeritus Professor Mel Gray

Emeritus Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

Dr Margaret Harris

Lecturer
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Professor Isabel Higgins

Conjoint Professor
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Dr Melinda Hutchesson

Senior Lecturer
School of Health Sciences

Dr Paul Kowal

Conjoint Senior Lecturer
School of Medicine and Public Health

Associate Professor Daphne James

Assistant Dean Education
Office PVC - Health, Medicine and Wellbeing

Associate Professor Sarah Jeong

Associate Professor
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Professor Derek Laver

Conjoint Professor
School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy

Conjoint Professor Tracy Levett

Conjoint Professor
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Conjoint Associate Professor Julia Lowe

Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr Tazeen Majeed

Senior Lecturer
School of Medicine and Public Health

Conjoint Associate Professor Mark McEvoy

Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr Amanda Patterson

Senior Lecturer
School of Health Sciences

Ms Jennifer Powers

Conjoint Senior Lecturer
School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr Peter Summons

Senior Lecturer
School of Electrical Engineering and Computing

Associate Professor Pamela Van Der Riet

Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Professor Dirk Van Helden

Conjoint Professor
School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy

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