Professor Tony Okely


Senior Professor Tony Okely is Director of UOW's Early Start Research. His research focuses on physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and gross motor skills in children. His IHMRI research team includes PhD candidates Yvonne Ellis, Megan Hammersley, Lyndel Hewitt, Kalina Kazmierska,…

Senior Professor Linda Tapsell AC. Photo supplied.

Tapsell AM

Senior Professor Linda Tapsell works in the Smart Food Centre at UOW, focusing on the effects of food intake on health and nutrition related health care. Her IHMRI affiliated research team includes PhD candidates Stacey Fuller, Annaliese Nagy, Cameron McLean,…

Professor Richard Fleming


Professor Richard Fleming is Director of the NSW/ACT Dementia Training Study Centre. His research focuses on dementia friendly communities.

Associate Professor Heather Yeatman


Professor Heather Yeatman works in the Faculty of Social Sciences at UOW. Her research focus is on the measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviours in children and adolescents, nutrition and energy consumption, as well as school and community-based interventions.

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.

Clinical Professor Maureen Lonergan


Clinical Professor Maureen Lonergan is Director of Renal Services at the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. She researches chronic kidney disease and cognitive impairment of patients on dialysis.

Professor Barbara Meyer


Professor Barbara Meyer is Director of the Lipids Research Centre at UOW. She studies omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and aggressive behaviour, lipid and fatty acid metabolism in healthy and complicated pregnancies, and effect of seaweed extract on the health of…

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 Victoria Traynor


Professor Victoria Traynor is Director of Aged Dementia Health Education and Research (ADHERe) at UOW, focusing on dementia care, delirium and gerontological nursing. Her research team includes PhD candidate Cheryl Davenport, Alera Bowden, Mu-Hsing Ho, Miriam Coyle, Vanathy David and…

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…