Professor Lisa Gibbs is Director of the Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program in the Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne. She leads public health research relating to two main fields: 1) disaster recovery and community resilience, including leadership of the Beyond Bushfires study and 2) child health and wellbeing. These two fields intersect through her research on child resilience. She is committed to working in partnership with key stakeholders to ensure the relevance of her research, translating into direct policy and practice outcomes. Additional leadership roles at the University of Melbourne include Academic Lead of the Community Resilience and Public Health Unit, Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety; and Chair, University of Melbourne Children’s Research Initiative. She also has a Visiting Professorship at University College Dublin, is an Honorary Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Wales, and a Consortium Member (senior leadership) of International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research (IPHR).
International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research.
Consortium Member - leading on PHR & Mixed Methods and PHR with children 2014 -