Research groups

For more information about the research groups within the School of Health Sciences, please visit the Research in the School page

Staff contact details

Please click on the name of the staff member below to visit their home page, where you will find contact details plus information on qualifications, teaching and research interests and areas of specialisation.

Professor Roger Eston
Head of School

Ms Sally Nimmo
PA to Head of School

Associate Professor Shylie Mackintosh
Associate Head of School: Academic

Associate Professor Marie Williams
Associate Head of School: Research

Ms Raewyn Todd
School Manager


Academic Staff

Bach of Health Sciences (Honours)

Clinical Exercise Physiology

Common Courses

Health Sciences

Human Movement

Mr Scott Polley, Program Director: Human Movement 

Dr Alyson Crozier, Program Director: Exercise and Sport Science

Professor Jon Buckley, Professor (SIHR HLS) and Director: Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity (ARENA)

Professor Kevin Norton, Professor (SIHR HLS)

Professor Timothy Olds, Professor (SIHR HLS)

Associate Professor Jim Dollman, Associate Professor SIHR HLS

Associate Professor Alison Coates, Associate Professor (SIHR HLS)

Dr John Arnold, Lecturer: Exercise Science

Dr Clint Bellenger, Lecturer: Human Movement

Dr Maarten Immink, Senior Lecturer: Human Movement

Dr Robert Crowther, Senior Lecturer: Human Movement

Mr Scott Adams, Lecturer in Human Movement and Health Sciences

Mr Patrick Faulkner, Lecturer: Human Movement

Mr Max Nelson, Lecturer: Exercise Science

Dr Katja Siefken, Lecturer in Sociology of Health, Sport and Physical Activity

Grant van der Ploeg, Exercise Scientist: Applied Sport Science 

Dr Tom Wycherley, Lecturer: Exercise Science 

Medical Radiation U/G

Medical Sonography PG

Occupational Therapy

Physiotherapy P/G

Physiotherapy U/G

Dr Gisela Van Kessel, Program Director: Physiotherapy (Undergraduate) 

Associate Professor Lorraine Sheppard, Associate Professor

Dr Claire Baldwin, Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Acute Care)

Dr Rose Boucaut, Senior Lecturer

Dr Ian Edwards, Senior Lecturer

Dr Katia Ferrar, Lecturer

Dr Caroline Fryer, Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Dr Kylie Johnston, Senior Lecturer

Dr Saravana Kumar, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Dr Sophie Lefmann, Clinical Educator Physiotherapy

Dr Michelle McDonnell, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Rehabilitation)

Dr Maureen McEvoy, Lecturer

Dr Anna Phillips, Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Dr Margarita Tsiros, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Dr Jeric Uy, Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Rehabilitation)

Dr Julie Walters, Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Dr Emily Ward, Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Paediatrics)

Ms Alison Bell, Lecturer

Mr Ian Fulton, Lecturer

Ms Narelle Ryan, Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Paediatrics) 

Mrs Tanya Simmonds, Lecturer in Physiotherapy 

Mr Harry Truong, Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) 


Population Health

Administrative Staff

Academic Services (Academic)

Academic Services (Research)

Clinical Operations

Technical Services

Research Groups Administration

Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity (ARENA)

Dr Catherine Yandell, Senior Technical Officer

Ms Emily Vaughton, Administrative Officer

Ms Kate Dyer, Clinical Trails Coordinator

Body in Mind

Ms Tracy Jones, Administrative Officer: Research

Centre for Population Health Research (CPHR) - Cancer Epidemiology & Population Health

Ms Bridget Powell, Administrative Assistant: Research

Centre for Population Health Research (CPHR) - Health Economics & Social Policy Group

Ms Judith Burgemeister, Personal Assistant to the Research Chair: Health Economics

Centre for Population Health Research (CPHR) - Nutritional and Genetic Epidemiology

Ms Tanya Hardy, Administrative Officer (CPHR)

Centre for Population Health Research (CPHR) - Patient Safety and Healthcare Human Factors

Dr Louise Wiles, Project Manager: Research

Ms Claire Gardner, Technical Manager: CareTrack Australia

Centre for Population Health Research (CPHR) - Public Health

Dr Deborah Van Gaans, Manager: Research Data

Centre for Population Health Research (CPHR) - Public Health and Population Health and Nutrition

Ms Tanya Hardy, Administrative Officer (CPHR)

International Centre for Allied Health Evidence

Ms Jan Kooymans: Academic Services Officer



Areas of study and research

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