Health & wellbeing articles
Associate Professor Anne Mitchell
Associate Professor Anne Mitchell
Associate Professor Anne Mitchell is Manager of the Community Liaison and Education Unit with the Australian Research Centre In Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University in Melbourne.
Associate Professor Kingsley Coulthard
Associate Professor Kingsley Coulthard
Associate Professor Kingsley Coulthard has been Director of Pharmacy at the Adelaide Women's and Children's Hospital since 1983.
Associate Professor Noel Cranswick
Associate Professor Noel Cranswick
Associate Professor Noel Cranswick is the Director of Clinical Pharmacology and the Australian Paediatric Pharmacology Research Unit at Murdoch Children's Research Institute and Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
Dr Andrew Court
Dr Andrew Court
Dr Andrew Court previously trained and worked as a pediatrician. He completed training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Adult Psychiatry in 1999.
Dr David Turnbull
Dr David Turnbull
Dr Turnbull completed his PhD in solar UV radiation physics at the University of Southern Queensland in 2005.
Dr Fiona Ng
Dr Fiona Ng
Dr Fiona Ng is a Melbourne-trained specialist paediatric dentist who began her career working with medically compromised children at the Royal Children's Hospital.
Dr Hanny Calache
Dr Hanny Calache
Professor Calache is Director Clinical Leadership, Education and Research at Dental Health Services Victoria and is a registered specialist in the field of paediatric dentistry.
Dr James Lucas
Dr James Lucas
Dr James Lucas has worked in private general practice and is currently a paediatric dental specialist and Deputy Director of the Dental Department of the Royal Children's Hospital of Melbourne.
Dr Kate Simpson
Dr Kate Simpson
Kate Simpson is a medical and science graduate of the University of Queensland and a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Paediatrics, 2004).
Dr Margot Davey
Dr Margot Davey
Margot Davey is Director of the Melbourne Children’s Sleep Centre, Monash Medical Centre.
Dr Michael Gradisar
Dr Michael Gradisar
Dr Michael Gradisar is a senior lecturer in the School of Psychology at Flinders University, and a consultant psychologist specialising in the treatment of sleep disorders (insomnia and circadian rhythm sleep disorders) in children, teens, and adults.
Dr Rachel Roberts
Dr Rachel Roberts
After working as a clinical and neuropsychologist in health settings for over 20 years, Dr Roberts is now a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide.
Dr Sarah Blunden
Dr Sarah Blunden
Dr Sarah Blunden has published many papers on paediatric sleep, has presented at national and international sleep and psychology conferences, presents regularly to health and education professionals throughout Australia.
Mr John Gardiner
Mr John Gardiner
John Gardiner coordinates the selection, orientation and training program for new trainees in the clinical programs at Murdoch University, the operational aspects of the Murdoch Psychology Clinic and the external clinical placements.
Ms Anita Buys
Ms Anita Buys
Ms Buys is a registered general nurse (midwifery) and primary school nurse. She has worked as a general nurse and midwife for 12 years.
Ms Bella Saunders
Ms Bella Saunders
Bella Saunders is a clinical and educational psychologist. She has over 20 years of clinical experience working with children and families.
Ms Sara Stelfox
Ms Sara Stelfox
Sara Stelfox has been a midwife for 15 years. She has special interests in helping women prepare for birth and parenting, and in caring for women, their babies and their families in the days after birth.
Ms Sue Scott
Ms Sue Scott
Ms Scott trained at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne and has worked in Infection Control since 1989.
Ms Thea O’Connor
Ms Thea O’Connor
Ms O’Connor is an experienced health promotion consultant and communicator, with 20 years experience in the health sector, ranging from her current work as a health journalist, educator and speaker, to her background as dietitian specialising in body image and role as Director of Body Image and Health Inc.
Professor Dorothy Bruck
Professor Dorothy Bruck
Professor Bruck is a psychologist who has been involved in sleep research and working with clinical sleep disorders for over 30 years, including working in Germany, Britain and Canada.
Professor John Condon
Professor John Condon
John Condon is Professor of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Health Science at Flinders University of South Australia.
Professor Stephen Wood
Professor Stephen Wood
Professor Wood's research interests are in youth mental health, schizophrenia, adolescent brain development, and vulnerability and resilience markers of severe mental illness.
Professor Susan Paxton
Professor Susan Paxton
Susan is Professor in the School of Psychological Science at La Trobe University, Melbourne. She has a longstanding clinical and research interest in body image and eating disorders.
Professor Susan Sawyer
Professor Susan Sawyer
Professor Susan Sawyer is Professor of Adolescent Health at The University of Melbourne. A paediatrician by training, she is the Director of the Centre for Adolescent Health at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.
Professor Tim Olds
Professor Tim Olds
Tim Olds is a Professor in Health Sciences at the University of South Australia.
Professor Frank Oberklaid
Professor Frank Oberklaid
Professor Frank Oberklaid is the Director of the Centre for Community Child Health at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne and a Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne.
Dr Bill Arsenakis
Dr Bill Arsenakis
Dr Arsenakis completed his medical degree in 1986 and has been in General Practice for the past 17 years. Bill is a Medical Officer of Health in the City of Yarra, Melbourne.
Dr Natalie Burch
Dr Natalie Burch
Dr Burch is a part-time rural GP obstetrician in Tasmania with three small children.
Dr Andrew Davaris
Dr Andrew Davaris
Dr Davaris is a graduate of Monash University with a keen interest in emergency medicine and a background in ICU and Casualty.
Dr Michael Fasher
Dr Michael Fasher
Michael has been a general practitioner in western Sydney for over 27 years. He has a special interest in the role of general practice supporting families with young children.
Ms Jenny Cameron
Ms Jenny Cameron
Midwifery has been Jenny's life since she completed her nursing and midwifery education in Bendigo in 1973 and 1975 respectively.
Dr Harriet Hiscock
Dr Harriet Hiscock
Dr Harriet Hiscock is a paediatrician and Senior Research fellow at the Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.
Dr Catherine McAdam
Dr Catherine McAdam
Catherine is a general paediatrician both consulting in private rooms as well as treating children admitted to Dandenong and Casey hospitals in Melbourne's south eastern suburbs since 1998.
Associate Professor Jill Sewell
Associate Professor Jill Sewell
Associate Professor Jill Sewell is Deputy Director at the Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne.
Dr Sally Munday
Dr Sally Munday
Dr Munday is a paediatrician who has worked in the field of paediatrics for the last 18 years and is a mother of five children, aged 4-11 years.
Professor Kim Oates
Professor Kim Oates
Kim Oates is a paediatrician with particular interests in child development, child protection and hospital administration.
Dr Merryn Redenbach
Dr Merryn Redenbach
Dr Merryn Redenbach is a paediatric registrar training at the Royal Children's Hospital in Parkville.
Professor Graham Vimpani
Professor Graham Vimpani
Graham is a community paediatrician with strong research interests in social & environmental influences in children's health.