Executive Committee

The Building Healthy Communities Executive Committee approves the research agenda agreed by the members of the RFA and manages and approves the funding of projects to support research groups and researchers.The Executive Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of the RFA Strategic Plan.

Professor Alan Shiell

Professor of Health Economics , Director Building Healthy Communities

College of Science, Health and Engineering, Department of Public Health, School of Psychology and Public Health

Professor Susan J Paxton FAED

College of Science, Health and Engineering, School of Psychology and Public Health, Department of Psychology and Counselling

Professor Amanda Kenny

Professor of Rural and Regional Nursing

College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe Rural Health School, Department of Rural Nursing and Midwifery

Professor Timothy Bartram

Director of Research, Professor

College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce, La Trobe Business School, Department of Management and Marketing

Professor Christine Bigby

Director, Living with Disability Research Centre , Chair Academic Board

College of Science, Health and Engineering, School of Allied Health, Living with Disability Research Centre

Professor Eleanor H Wertheim PhD, FAPS

Head of Department of Psychology and Counselling

College of Science, Health and Engineering, School of Psychology and Public Health, Department of Psychology and Counselling

Professor Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen

College of Science, Health and Engineering, School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Department of Comp. Science and Information Technology, ARC Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics