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A/PROF Andrea de Silva



Selected publications


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Additional Grant Information

  • Dental Health Services Victoria Research & Innovation Grant Scheme $50,000 (2008). Sanigorski A, Waters E, Calache H, Riggs E, Daspher S, Gussy M. The VicGeneration Study: A birth cohort to examine the environmental, behavioural and biological predictors of early childhood caries in children from the Western corridor of Victoria.

    Public Health Research, Policy and Evaluation Cluster, Deakin University $4,000 (2008). Sanigorski & Robertson. Assessing the impact of the obesity prevention demonstration project Romp & Chomp on the capacity of organisations to prevent childhood obesity.

    Victoria Department of Human Services $604,000 (2008-10)
    Sanigorski, Swinburn, Kremer, Gibbs, Waters. The evaluation of 5 Being Active and Eating Well Health Promoting Communities

    Public Health Research, Policy and Evaluation Cluster, Deakin University $2,500 (2008). Kremer & Sanigorski. Multilevel modelling of the results from Be Active Eat Well, a successful community-based childhood obesity prevention project.

    The McCaughey Centre, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne Opportunities Fund $2,000 (2008) Sanigorski. Development of an administration database for the oral health birth cohort project.

    Deakin University Infrastructure Support Scheme $70,000 (2008)
    Stagnitti, Lewis, Gould, Schmidt, Pepin, Sanigorski, Haywood. Specialist Clinics at the Wellness Centre: research excellence in community service.

    NHMRC Project Grant: $674,250 (2008-2010).
    Swinburn, Sanigorski, Moodie, Gibbs, Waters, Carter. Long term impact, capacity gains and cost-effectiveness of a successful community-wide child obesity prevention program.

    Victoria Department of Human Services $94,600 (2007-8)
    Sanigorski, Swinburn. Tools and resources for integrated programs promoting healthy weight in young children through early childhood settings in Victoria



Education and training

  • MHN, Deakin University
  • PhD, Deakin University
  • BSc, University of Melbourne

Awards and honors

  • Geelong Researcher of the Year, Population Health and Wellbeing category, 2007, The Smart Geelong Network:, 2007
  • The Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellent Contributions for Deakin DHS Barwon (SW Region) partnership, Deakin University, 2004


Available for supervision

  • Y