Professor Gita Mishra

Professor Gita Mishra

Chief Investigator and Director, University of Queensland

Professor Gita Mishra is the Head of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division at The University of Queensland and the Director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Women and Non-communicable Disease. Her main research area are on life course epidemiology and women’s health.

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Professor Martha Hickey

Professor Martha Hickey

Chief Investigator, University of Melbourne

Professor Martha Hickey is the Director of the Women’s Gynaecology Research Centre based at the Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne. Martha is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Melbourne (since Feb 2010) and an Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale University, CT. She is in active clinical practice with research expertise in menstrual disorders and menopause.

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Professor Annette Dobson

Professor Annette Dobson

Chief Investigator, University of Queensland

Professor Annette Dobson is a Professor of Biostatistics at The University of Queensland. Her research interests are in biostatistics (generalised linear modelling, clinical biostatistics, statistical methods relevant to longitudinal studies) and epidemiology (tobacco control, cardiovascular disease, women’s health).

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Professor Brenda Gannon

Professor Brenda Gannon

Chief Investigator, University of Queensland

Professor Brenda Gannon is a Professor and Director of Research at the School of Economics. She is also an Affiliate Professor in the Centre for the Business and Economics of Health at The University of Queensland. Professor Gannon is an international expert in the field of health and ageing economics and health econometrics.

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Professor Jenny Doust

Professor Jenny Doust

Chief Investigator, University of Queensland

Professor Jenny Doust is a medical practitioner and researcher based at The University of Queensland. Professor Doust has forged a high profile career combining her academic interests in evidence-based medicine, healthcare decision making and general practice.

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Professor Jane Fisher

Professor Jane Fisher

Chief Investigator, Monash University

Professor Jane Fisher is the Director of Global and Women’s Health and Head of the Division of Social Sciences in Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. She is an academic clinical and health psychologist with longstanding interests in the social determinants of health and healthcare participation. 

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Professor Flavia Cicuttini

Professor Flavia Cicuttini

Chief Investigator, Monash University

Professor Flavia Cicuttini is the Head of the Musculoskeletal Unit at Monash University and Head of Rheumatology at Alfred Hospital. Her principal research interests are the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases, particularly osteoarthritis.

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Professor Rachel Huxley

Professor Rachel Huxley

Chief Investigator, Deakin University

Professor Rachel Huxley is the Executive Dean for the Faculty of Health at Deakin University. Professor Huxly’s main research interests are the determination and quantification of major and modifiable risk factors for chronic disease, sex and ethnic disparities in these relationships and evaluating the health impact of climate change and air pollution.

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Associate Professor Leigh Tooth

Associate Professor Leigh Tooth

Chief Investigator, University of Queensland

Associate Professor Leigh Tooth is a Principal Research Fellow who specialises in research on women’s health, in particular on women carers, health inequalities and the socio-economic determinants of health, quality of life and comorbidity.

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Dr Helen Brown

Dr Helen Brown

Chief Investigator, Deakin University

 

Dr Brown is currently a Senior Lecturer at Deakin University in the Faculty of Health (Institute of Physical Activity and Nutrition). She has a PhD in Behavioural Epidemiology and her research foci are i) Behaviour change, specifically towards women’s participation in physical activity and ii) Knowledge Translation, particularly embedding research evidence into policy and practice. Dr Brown is currently President of the Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine.

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Associate Investigators 

Dr Rachael Mudge

Professor Debra Anderson 

Dr Elizabeth Carll

Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis

Professor Margaret Rees

Professor Serge Rozenberg

Professor Shyamali Dharmage 

Professor Susan Tett 

Professor Tommaso Simoncini

NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence on Women and Non-communicable Diseases: Prevention and Detection

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