Professor Elizabeth Eakin is the Head of School in the School of Public Health at the University of Queensland. Since joining UQ as a Principal Research Fellow in 2005, Elizabeth has been on a rising research leadership trajectory which includes 15 years of continuous NHMRC Research Fellowship funding and designation as a Thompson-Reuters Highly Cited Scholar for 2016, 2017 and 2018. She was Director of the Cancer Prevention Research Centre in the School of Public Health (2011 – 2018), Head of the School’s Division of Disease Prevention and Control (2013 – 2016), Deputy Head of School (2016 – 2017) and Associate Dean (Research) for the Faculty of Medicine (2017-2020). Elizabeth is a clinical psychologist whose research program sits at the intersection of clinical and public health approaches to chronic disease prevention and management. She has developed numerous partnerships across the cancer control community – including with consumers, clinicians, researchers nationally and internationally and cancer control organisations - which have facilitated the uptake her team’s work on telephone health coaching by state-level organisations across Australia.
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