PROF Lisa Gibbs

PROF Lisa Gibbs




  • Associate Professor Lisa Gibbs is Director of the Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program and Unit Head of the Evidence and Child Health Unit in the Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne. She leads a range of large, complex community-based child and family health studies exploring sociocultural and environmental influences on health and wellbeing with a particular focus on disaster research, as well as oral health, obesity prevention and social inclusion. Her research focuses on engagement of marginalised or disadvantaged groups with an emphasis on community and policy outcomes achieved through university-community-government partnerships.   


Member of

  • International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research. Consortium Member - leading on PHR & Mixed Methods and PHR with children 2014 -


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Education and training

  • HPL, University of Oxford 2016
  • PhD, Deakin University 2004
  • BSc(Hons), University of Melbourne 1988

Awards and honors

  • Award for Excellence in Higher Degree Supervision, Melbourne School of Population Health, 2015
  • Award for Excellence in Knowledge Translation, Melbourne School of Population Health, 2014
  • Early Career Award for Excellence in Research Achievement, Melbourne School of Population Health, 2010


Available for supervision

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