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 Anne Maree Parrish


Dr Anne-Maree Parrish works in UOW's School of Health and Society. Her research focus is physical activity in children and adolescents, sedentary behaviour in children and adolescents and chronic disease prevention. Her IHMRI research team includes PhD candidates Katharina Kariippanon…

Dr Gökhan Tolun


Dr Gökhan Tolun works in UOW's School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience, Molecular Horizons. His research focus is genomic maintenance, molecular imaging (electron microscopy) and structural biology (cryo-EM). His IHMRI research team includes Honours student, Timothy O-Shea.

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.

Dr Megan Hammersley


Dr Megan Hammersley is an Associate Research Fellow within UOW's Early Start. Her research interests are childhood obesity prevention, child nutrition and child movement behaviours. Her research team includes PhD candidates Linda Elbayeh and Erin Kerr.

Dr Yasmine Probst


Associate Professor Yasmine Probst is a Senior Research Fellow in UOW's Smart Food Centre, focusing on dietary methodology, food composition, health informatics. Her research team includes PhD candidates Vivienne Guan, Lauren Houston and Sarah Davison, as well as research assistant…

Dr Tanya Selak


Dr Tanya Selak is a Specialist Anaesthetist within the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. Her research interests are anaesthesia, the use of social media to promote dissemination of health information, and health leadership.

r Esther Davis. Photo by Trudy Simpkin.


Dr Esther Davis is a Research Assistant in UOW's School of Psychology. Her research interests are health psychology, palliative care and psycho-oncology.

Dr Elizabeth Neale


Dr Elizabeth Neale works in the School of Medicine at UOW. Her research focus is on the translation of nutrition research, including systematic literature reviews, the impact of foods, nutrients and dietary patterns on chronic disease, as well as dietary…

Dr Anita Stefoska-Needham. Photo by Paul Jones.


Dr Anita Stefoska-Needham is an advanced accredited practising dietitian and works in UOW's Smart Food Centre. Her research interests are diet-health research, chronic kidney disease, clinical dietary trials and food innovation.