Dr Jannine Bailey is an adjunct fellow at Western Sydney University. She is involved in public health and health services research, with particular focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, broader rural health issues and health service delivery in rural and regional communities.
A/Prof Ilse Blignault is an Adjunct Associate Professor at THRI with qualifications in psychology and global health and broad expertise in clinical and population mental health and wellbeing, health services research and evaluation, and research translation.
Dr Denejkina is an early career researcher. Her research focuses on intergenerational trauma transmission, specifically in military families. She is interested in military family wellbeing, including the psychological, emotional and physical wellbeing of children in military families.
Dr Caleb Ferguson is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Western Sydney University. He is a Registered Nurse with over a decades clinical experience caring for individuals with stroke, neurological and cardiovascular conditions.
As both an experienced eating disorder clinician and researcher, Adjunct Associate Professor Gabriella Heruc is passionate about bringing a nutrition and dietetic focus to eating disorder research. She is particularly motivated by creating real-world solutions in the eating disorder sector, as seen through her development of the innovative ENRG at Western, and her implementation of the ANZAED credentialing system for eating disorder clinicians to standardise care and improve treatment outcomes.
Kenny is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Translational Health Research Institute. His central focus is trying to support decision makers to improve population health and well-being by making better use of resources. He conducts economic evaluation of health and non-health sector policies to identify best value interventions, and works with decision makers to translate evidence into practice.
Kate is a researcher, educator and Chinese medicine practitioner, specialising in women’s health and maternal health research. Her current NHMRC Early Career Fellowship involves leading a collaboration of investigators in a large prospective meta-analysis of independent childbirth education, which includes non-pharmacological pain relief methods, and its effect on maternal and neonatal outcomes.
Pranee Liamputtong is a medical anthropologist and an Adjunct Professor at THRI, Western Sydney University. She has a particular interest in issues relating to cultural and social influences on childbearing, childrearing, motherhood, reproductive health, sexuality and sexual health.
Zelalem Mengesha is an Adjunct Fellow at the Translational Health Research Institute. He has an interest in the areas of equity in health, refugee and migrant health, critical public health, and qualitative and mixed methods research.
Deb Mitchison is an Adjunct Associate Professor and a Clinical Psychologist. She has a research interest in eating disorders and related body image problems, and has a track record using epidemiological research methods to uncover the population burden, risk factors, and need for treatment associated with eating and body image disorders.
Elias Mpofu PhD, DEd, CRC, FASROC, MAPS is professor of health sciences at the University of North Texas, honorary professor of rehabilitation counselling at the University of Sydney, and Carnegie Foundation Visiting Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Formerly Professor of Rehabilitation Services at the Pennsylvania State University (2002-2008), he has an international reputation in the scholarship of teaching with service-learning, and research on community-oriented health practices.
Dr. Lal Rawal is currently a Senior Lecturer-Public Health with School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences, CQUniversity. He is an Adjunct Fellow with School of Social Science, Western Sydney University. Dr. Rawal has over 16 years of experience in the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of large-scale intervention and observational studies across countries of Asia and Australia.
Dr Rebecca O'Reilly is a Registered Nurse and Midwife as well as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. She has a passion for advancing women's and family health and has pursued research in this area.
Jennifer Reath an emeritus professor in the School of Medicine at Western Sydney University. Her areas of research/teaching interest and expertise include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Health service development and evaluation, Educational policy, Curriculum development and implementation, and Medical education in a developing world context.
Dr. Yenna Salamonson is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Nursing & Midwifery. She has committed over 30 years of her academic career to creating a positive learning experience for students within nursing education, and at the same time, worked in the clinical setting as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, in Intensive Care, High Dependency and Coronary Care units.
A/Prof Anoop Sankaranarayanan a general adult psychiatrist with extensive clinical and senior managerial experience of working in Australia and overseas. He is presently consultant psychiatrist in Melaleuca Unit of Blacktown Mental Health Service and is actively involved with the Clozapine clinic and Diabetes and Mental Health Forum.
Dr Nicole Sharp is an Adjunct Fellow and registered occupational therapist. Nicole’s primary research focuses on exploring the lived experience of people with disability and mental illness through qualitative methodologies, with an emphasis on co-design approaches.
Professor Caroline Smith has a background in evidence based research in relation to acupuncture, complementary therapies, integration of Chinese medicine and biomedical research protocols, predominantly in the areas of women's health. She has extensive experience in the design, conduct and analysis of randomised controlled trials.