Professor John Toumbourou holds the Chair in Health Psychology at the School of Psychology, Deakin University. He is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI).
John is a prominent social advocate in areas related to child and adolescent mental health promotion and the prevention of alcohol and drug problems. He has been influential internationally and nationally in the development of research and practice in prevention science and health psychology.
John has published over 290 papers, 160 of these in peer-refereed journals.