Chief Investigators

  • Coral Gartner

    Associate Professor Coral Gartner

    Director, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence on Achieving the Tobacco Endgame
    Head of the Nicotine and Tobacco Regulatory Science (NITRES) Research Group, School of Public Health, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Billie Bonevski

    Professor Billie Bonevski

    Deputy Director, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence on Achieving the Tobacco Endgame
    Head of Public Health at the College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Australia
    Tony Blackely

    Professor Tony Blakely

    Professorial Research Fellow, Head of Population Interventions Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Richard Edwards

    Professor Richard Edwards

    Professor of Public Health, Co-Director of ASPIRE 2025 Reserarch Centre, Department of Public Health, the University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Ray Lovett

    Professor Raymond Lovett

    Mayi Kuwayu Study Director, National Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing Research, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australia
    Matthew Rimmer

    Professor Matthew Rimmer

    Professor, Intellectual Property and Innovation Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Ron Borland

    Professor Ron Borland

    Professor of Psychology, School of Psychological Sciences and Honorary Professor, School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Geoffrey Fong

    Professor Geoffrey Fong

    Professor of Psychology and Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo and Senior Investigator at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Canada
    Michael Farrell

    Professor Michael Farrell

    Director of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    Natalie Walker

    Associate Professor Natalie Walker

    Program Lead-Addictions, National Institute for Health Innovation, and Director of the Centre for Addiction Research, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Australia

Associate Investigators

  • David Thomas

    Professor David Thomas

    Head of Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
    Gary Chan

    Dr Gary Chan

    Research Fellow, National Centre for Youth Substance Use Research, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Natalie Carvalho

    Dr Natalie Carvalho

    Senior Research Fellow, School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Michelle Scollo

    Dr Michelle Scollo

    Senior Policy Adviser on Tobacco, Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Cathy Segan

    Associate Professor Cathy Segan

    Behavioural Scientist, Quit Victoria; Honorary Senior Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Janet Hoek

    Professor Janet Hoek

    Co-Director of ASPIRE 2025, The University of Otago, New Zealand
    David Hammond

    Professor David Hammond

    Professor and CIHR Applied Chair in Public Health, School of Public Health & Health Systems, The University of Waterloo, Canada
    Amanda Baker

    Professor Amanda Baker

    NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, School of Medicine and Public Health, the University of Newcastle, Australia
    Andrew Waa

    Mr Andrew Waa

    Co-Director of ASPIRE 2025, Eru Pōmare Māori Health Research Centre Department of Public Health, the University of Otago, New Zealand
    Adrian Dunlop

    Professor Adrian Dunlop

    Director and Addiction Medicine Senior Staff Specialist, Drug & Alcohol Clinical Services, Hunter New England Local Health District, NSW; Conjoint Professor, University of Newcastle, Australia

Professional Staff

  • Cheneal Puljevic

    Dr Cheneal Puljevic

    Research Operations Manager; Research Fellow, The University of Queensland, Australia

    Ms Hollie Bendotti

    Senior Research Technician, Centre for Research Excellence on Achieving the Tobacco Endgame, The University of Queensland, Australia

    Alice Holland

    Research Assistant, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

    Isabel Meciar

    Research Assistant, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Affiliates

  • Kylie Morphett

    Dr Kylie Morphett

    Research Fellow, School of Public Health, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Claire Brolan

    Dr Claire Brolan

    Research Fellow, Centre for Policy Futures, The University of Queensland

    A/Prof Marita Hefler

    Principal Research Fellow, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
    Raglan Maddox

    Dr Raglan Maddox

    Research Fellow, College of Health & Medicine, Australian National University, Australia

    Dr Joshua Trigg

    Research Fellow, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

    Dr Ashleigh Guillaumier

    Heart Foundation Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, School of Medicine & Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Australia
    Henry Marshall

    Dr Henry Marshall

    Research Fellow, Thoracic Research Centre, The University of Queensland; Thoracic Physician at The Prince Charles Hospital, Australia
    Dolly Baliunas

    Dr Dolly Baliunas

    Research Fellow, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Eliza Skelton

    Dr Eliza Skelton

    Clinician Researcher and Conjoint Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Health and Medicine, the University of Newcastle, Australia
    Driss Ait Ouakrim

    Dr Driss Ait Ouakrim

    Research Fellow, Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Sheleigh Lawler

    Associate Professor Sheleigh Lawler

    Research Fellow, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Public Health, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Kathryn Steadman

    Associate Professor Kathryn Steadman

    Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Daniel Erku

    Dr Daniel Erku

    Research Fellow, Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith University, Australia

    Dr Tim Wilson

    Research Fellow, Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Michael Le Grande

    Mr Michael Le Grande

    Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Katherine Thurber

    Dr Katherine Thurber

    NHMRC Early Career Fellow, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australia
    Michelle Kennedy

    Dr Michelle Kennedy

    NHMRC ECR Fellow, Thurru Indigenous Health Unit, the University of Newcastle, Australia
    Katherine Cullerton

    Dr Katherine Cullerton

    Research Fellow, School of Public Health, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Jinsong Chen

    Dr Jinsong Chen

    Project Operations Officer - China, National Institute for Health Innovation, the University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Robin Quigg

    Dr Robin Quigg

    Pūkeka - Hauora Māori / Lecturer - Māori Health, University of Otago, Raukawa, New Zealand

    Prof Dan Siskind

    Psychiatrist and NHRMC Emerging Lead Fellow, Princess Alexandra Hospital/ The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

    Prof Steve Kisely

    Professor of Psychiatry, Princess Alexandra Hospital/ The University of Queensland, Australia

    Dr Janni Leung

    NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow, National Centre for Youth Substance Use Research, The University of Queensland, Australia

    Dr Kate Fairweather

    Senior Research Fellow, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Australia

    Dr Emily Stockings

    NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow, University of Sydney, Australia

    Dr Daniel Stjepanovic

    Research Fellow, National Centre for Youth Substance Use Research, The University of Queensland, Australia

    Dr Janine Nip

    Public Health Research Fellow, Department of Public Health, the University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand

    Professor Loc Do

    Professor, School of Dentistry, The University of Queensland, Australia

    Dr Kristen McCarter

    Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Australia

Postgraduate Students

  • Md Arifuzzaman Khan

    Md Arifuzzaman Khan

    PhD Student, School of Public Health, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Hollie Bendotti

    Hollie Bendotti

    PhD Student, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Carmen Lim

    Carmen Lim

    PhD Student, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Tianze Sun

    Tianze Sun

    PhD Student, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Ara Cho

    Ara Cho

    PhD Student, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Andrew Perusco

    Andrew Perusco

    PhD Student, Australian National University, Australia

    Sally Plever

    PhD Student, The University of Queensland, Australia

    Tess Rooney

    PhD Student, The University of Queensland, Australia

    David Sellars

    MPhil Student, The University of Queensland, Australia

    Georgia Carstensen

    PhD Student, The University of Queensland, Australia

    Nathan Aust

    PhD Student, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Sarah Perkes

    Sarah Perkes

    Occupational Therapist and PhD Student, the University of Newcastle, Australia

    Jenny Peek

    MPhil Student, The University of Queensland

    Giang Vu

    PhD Student, The University of Queensland, Australia

    Nathan Harrison

    PhD Student, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

    Bernadett Tildy

    PhD Student, King's College London, United Kingdom