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Personal profile


Danielle is a public health researcher and health sociologist. She is the General Manager for the Victorian Tasmanian PHN Alliance.

Danielle's work experiences include a long history working in public and population health, health promotion and primary prevention initiatives, including with Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations, in funding and commissioning organisations, in peak consumer health bodies and with digital health organisations.

Her MPH and PhD research applied critical sociological perspectives to explore contemporary public health issues. Her current research interests include public and rural health and critical examinations of media, discourse, power and social control in these contexts.

Danielle is an Associate Editor with the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry and member of the Public Health Association of Australia, The Australian Sociological Association, Australasian College of Health Service Management and Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Danielle is a graduate of the Loddon Murray Community Leadership Program.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

Strategic projects & policy advisor, Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative

1 Jan 2019 → …

Research area keywords

  • Public Health; Chronic Diseases; Health Protection
  • Sociology of Health and Medicine
  • Sociology of Media
  • Sociology of Risk
  • Obesity
  • Rural health
  • Aboriginal Health

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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