Professor (Research), Psychology
Professor and head of School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
Finkel Professor of Global Health and Director of Global and Women’s Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Early childhood and the nature of nurturing
A new framework focuses on the psychological needs and mental health of mothers so they can provide adequate care.
Rethink on aspirin
Low-dose aspirin has no benefit in prolonging a life free of disability, or substantially reducing the risk of having a first heart attack or stroke, study finds.
Putting cancer cells to sleep
Instead of killing the disease – as chemotherapy and radiotherapy do – a new and “lateral” approach to treatment shows great promise.
A playground for the brain
Innovative treatment approaches to compulsions and addictions are the focus of the new neuroscience research lab, BrainPark.
Tackling pain head-on
Upcoming trials may offer hope to those who suffer from debilitating cluster headaches and chronic migraines.
Doctors, we've got a problem 'down there'
It's the most common vaginal infection affecting women of reproductive age, but is often considered a non-serious condition – and that needs to change.
A self-defeating success story
A global program in which mosquitoes are implanted with a common bacteria is preventing the spread of viruses such as dengue, Zika and chikungunya – and could help tens of millions of people.
Hunting superbugs among the aged
Nursing homes are coming under the spotlight in the ongoing antimicrobial resistance war.
Pokies addict loses case against Crown Melbourne
Bid to force poker machine changes to better reflect winning chances fails in historic court case.
Coping without coffee
Many people experience a tense pain in their heads when they're withdrawing from caffeine. Here's why?