Professor Simon Eckermann


Professor Eckermann is a Senior Professor of Health Economics at the University of Wollongong. He is internationally recognised for developing robust evidence synthesis Net Benefit Correspondence Theorem (NBCT) and Value of Information (Vol) methods and principles for optimizing joint research,…

Professor Wilf Yeo


Professor Wilf Yeo is Associate Dean (Teaching Hospitals) at UOW and Director of Medicine and Emergency within the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. His research focus is cardiovascular medicine, particularly hypertension, pharmacokinetic studies of novel drugs and commercial clinical trials.

Professor Barbara Meyer


Professor Barbara Meyer is Director of the Lipids Research Centre at UOW. Professor Barbara Meyer is an expert in lipid and fatty acid metabolism. Her research areas include cardiovascular health, mental health and healthy & complicated pregnancies including pre-eclampsia and…

Professor Elizabeth Halcomb


Professor Elizabeth Halcomb works in the School of Nursing at UOW, focusing on primary health care nursing workforce, lifestyle, prevention and management of chronic conditions, as well as mixed methods research. Her IHMRI research team includes PhD candidates Kaara Calma,…

Professor Leonard Arnolda


Professor Leonard Arnolda is the Clinical Director and Deputy Executive Director of IHMRI. He is also Clinical Director, Health and Medical Research, at the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. His research focuses on heart failure, circulation and blood pressure. His…

Dr Susan Furber


Dr Susan Furber is the Research and Evaluation Manager of the Health Promotion Service of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. She researches text message intervention for people with type 2 diabetes, home based exercise program for people 65 years…

Dr Katrina Green. Photo by Paul Jones.


Dr Katrina Green works in the School of Medicine at UOW, focusing on neuropharmacology, medicinal cannabis, diabetes and obesity. Her IHMRI research team includes PhD candidates, Ashleigh Osborne and Ilijana Babic.

Associate Professor Karen Charlton


Professor Karen Charlton works in the Smart Food Centre at UOW, focusing on nutrition, cognition, blood pressure. IHMRI affiliated team members include PhD candidates Vinicius de Rosario, Rebecca Yearing, Elias Menyanu and Jordan Stanford

Associate Professor Marijka Batterham


Professorial Fellow Marijka Batterham works in the School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics at UOW. Her research focuses on biostatistics, nutrition and clinical trials.

Dr Monique Francois


Dr Monique Francois works in the School of Medicine at UOW. Her research interests are exercise and nutrition intervention, exercise physiology and metabolism, type 2 diabetes and obesity.

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