PROF Lisa Gibbs

PROF Lisa Gibbs

Positions

Overview

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  • 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. Additional leadership roles at the University of Melbourne include Academic Lead of the Community Resilience and Public Health Unit, Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety; and Chair, University of Melbourne Children’s Research Initiative. She is also an Honorary Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Wales, and a Consortium Member (senior leadership) of International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research (IPHR).    

Affiliation

Member of

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

Publications

Selected publications

Research

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Additional Grant Information

  • NHMRC Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP) Fellowship 2016-2017   

Awards

Education and training

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

Awards and honors

  • Knowledge Translation Award for the Beyond Bushfires Study, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, 2017
  • Higher Degree Supervision Award, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, 2016
  • Award for Excellence in Higher Degree Supervision, Melbourne School of Population Health, 2015
  • Award for Excellence in Knowledge Translation for the Teeth Tales Study, Melbourne School of Population Health, 2014
  • Early Career Award for Excellence in Research Achievement, Melbourne School of Population Health, 2010

Supervision

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