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Rob Moodie

Professor In Public Health
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
humans
medicine, general & internal
general & internal medicine
australia
public, environmental & occupational health
public health
health policy
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Prof

Rob Moodie

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Urban Planning
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Prof

Rob Moodie

 

Rob Moodie is currently Deputy Head of School and Professor of Public Health at the University of Melbourne’s School of Population and Global Health (MSPGH), and Professor of Public Health at the College of Medicine, University of Malawi. Prior to this he was the Director of Teaching and Learning at MSPGH, and before that was the inaugural Chair of Global Health at the Nossal Institute.



He was trained in medicine and public health and worked in refugee health care in the Sudan for Save the Children Fund and Medicins Sans Frontieres, and later for Congress, the Aboriginal Community controlled health service in Central Australia from 1982-1988. He worked for many years on HIV prevention for the Health Department Victoria, the Burnet Institute, WHO's Global Programme on AIDS. He was then appointed as the inaugural Director of Country Support for UNAIDS in Geneva from 1995-98, and was a member of the Commission on AIDS in the Pacific. He chaired the Technical Advisory Panel of Avahan, the Gates Foundation's HIV prevention program in India from 2004-2013. He was CEO of VicHealth from 1998-2007, the world’s first health promotion foundation based on a dedicated tobacco tax. From 2008-2011 he chaired the National Preventative Health Taskforce in Australia, which recommended the introduction of plain packaging. He now chairs the Gavi Vaccine Alliance’s Evaluation Advisory Committee, and advises the World Health Organization in the areas of Non Communicable Diseases and Health Promotion.

He has particular interests in non–communicable diseases and HIV/AIDS and teaches a number of courses in Malawi, Melbourne and in Mozambique on public health leadership skills and health promotion. He has co-edited and co-authored 4 books including Promoting Mental Health, Hands on Health Promotion and his most recent, Recipes for a Great Life written with Gabriel Gate.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2014

Member of the Order of Australia


2015

Life Member, Melbourne University Rugby Football Club

2013

International Academic Partnership Merit Award. University Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique 2013

2005

Victorian Fathers Day Committee

1990

Inaugral recipient Albert Schweitzer Prize

Harvard School of Public Health

1990

Public Health Fellowship

Victorian Health Promotion Foundation

1999

FAIM - Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management


1990

FFPHM - Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine


1986

FRACGP - Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Professor In Public Health

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health

Chair, Technical Advisory Pane- For Avahan

Gates Foundation

Chair, Program Coordinating Committee

DFAT Program Coordinating Committee

Acting Commissioner

UNAIDS Pacific Commission

Board Member

Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY)

Chairman, Board Of Directors

Melbourne Storm Rugby League

Working Group On Prevention

UNAIDS

Steering Committee

Asia Pacific Leadership Forum on HIV/AIDS

Member

Minister of Foreign Affairs Aid Advisory Council

Education


Masters of Public Health in International Health

Harvard University

Diploma Tropical Medicine

College de France

Diplome de Langue

Alliance Francasie

Diploma in Obsterics and Gynaecology

Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

University of Melbourne