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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Project Coordinator For The Lancet/Vichealth Series On The Commercial Determinants Of Heal..
Profits and pandemics: prevention of harmful effects of tobacco, alcohol, and ultra-proces..
Co-Design, Plan And Deliver A Series Of Population Health Development Program - Leadership..
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Gambling-related harms attributable to lotteries products
Leon Booth, Samantha Thomas, Rob Moodie, Anna Peeters, Victoria White, Hannah Pierce, Annie S Anderson, Simone Pettigrew
Journal article | 2020 | Addictive Behaviors
Lotteries products (lottery tickets and scratch tickets) are the most popular forms of gambling worldwide, however little research..
Australian health professionals' statement on climate change and health
Kerry Arabena, Fiona Armstrong, Helen Berry, Peter Brooks, Tony Capon, Brendan Crabb, Alessandro Demaio, Peter Doherty, Sharon Lewin, Selina Lo, Alan Lopez, Celia McMichael, Barbara McPake, Rob Moodie, Terry Nolan, Tilman Ruff, Peter Sainsbury, Linda Selvey, David Shearman, Fiona Stanley, et al.
Journal article | 2018 | The Lancet
Exploring Perception of Indians about Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products: A Mixed Method Research.
Monika Arora, Abha Tewari, Nathan Grills, Gaurang P Nazar, Juhi Sonrexa, Vinay K Gupta, Rob Moodie, KS Reddy
Journal article | 2013 | Front Public Health
This study assessed perceptions and support among the Indian populace about plain packaging for all tobacco products. Twelve focus..
Plain Packaging of Tobacco products. Report of the Australia-India Institute Taskforce on Tobacco Control.
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Report | 2012
UN High-Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases: addressing four questions
Robert Beaglehole, Ruth Bonita, George Alleyne, Richard Horton, Liming Li, Paul Lincoln, Jean Claude Mbanya, Martin McKee, Rob Moodie, Sania Nishtar, Peter Piot, K Srinath Reddy, David Stuckler
Journal article | 2011 | The Lancet
Priority actions for the non-communicable disease crisis
Robert Beaglehole, Ruth Bonita, Richard Horton, Cary Adams, George Alleyne, Perviz Asaria, Vanessa Baugh, Henk Bekedam, Nils Billo, Sally Casswell, Michele Cecchini, Ruth Colagiuri, Stephen Colagiuri, Tea Collins, Shah Ebrahim, Michael Engelgau, Gauden Galea, Thomas Gaziano, Robert Geneau, Andy Haines, et al.
Journal article | 2011 | The Lancet
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Member of the Order of Australia
Inaugral recipient Albert Schweitzer Prize
Public Health Fellowship
FAIM - Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management
FFPHM - Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine
FRACGP - Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Professor In Public Health
Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health
Chair, Technical Advisory Pane- For Avahan
Chair, Program Coordinating Committee
DFAT Program Coordinating Committee
UNAIDS Pacific Commission
Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY)
Chairman, Board Of Directors
Melbourne Storm Rugby League
Working Group On Prevention
Asia Pacific Leadership Forum on HIV/AIDS
Minister of Foreign Affairs Aid Advisory Council
Masters of Public Health in International Health
Diploma Tropical Medicine
College de France
Diplome de Langue
Diploma in Obsterics and Gynaecology
Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
University of Melbourne