• Our people

Chief Investigators

We partner with a highly esteemed network of experts who are at the forefront of women’s sexual and reproductive health research. Collaboratively, they bring combined learnings and methodological expertise in primary care practice, health services research, knowledge translation and implementation, social and health psychology, health economics and epidemiology. 

Professor Danielle Mazza

Professor Danielle Mazza AM

Professor Danielle Mazza AM FAHMS is the Head of the Department of General Practice at Monash University and a nationally and internationally recognised leader in implementation research and knowledge translation in the general practice setting.

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Professor Jane Fisher

Professor Jane Fisher AO

Professor Jane Fisher AO is an academic Clinical and Health Psychologist, the Finkel Professor of Global Public Health and Professor of Women's Health in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University.

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Professor Kirsten Black

Professor Kirsten Black

Professor Kirsten Black is an academic gynaecologist at the University of Sydney. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians (RANZCOG) and chairs the college’s special interest group in Sexual and Reproductive Health.

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Professor Deborah Bateson AM

Deborah Bateson is a clinical researcher and a Professor of Practice at the Daffodil Centre. She is widely recognized for her work as an advocate for equity in a range of women’s health issues

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Professor Gita Mishra

Professor Gita Mishra is a founding Director of the Australian Women and Girls’ Health Research (AWaGHR) Centre.

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Associate Professor Luke Grzeskowiak

Associate Professor Luke Grzeskowiak is a registered pharmacist and Associate Professor (Practitioner Fellow) at Flinders University and the South Australian Health and Medical Research. 

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Associate Professor Kristina Edvardsson

Kristina is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, and the Judith Lumley Centre, La Trobe University. 

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Associate Professor Laura Tarzia

Laura is an Associate Professor in the Department of General Practice and Primary Care at the University of Melbourne.

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Dr. Wendy Norman

Professor Wendy Norman 

Professor Wendy Norman is an expert advisor to several Federal Ministers and agencies in Canada, and serves as a technical advisor on Sexual Health Surveys for the WHO. 

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Professor Sharon Cameron

Professor Sharon Cameron is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Professor at the University of Edinburgh. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH).

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Professor Angela Taft

Professor Angela Taft

Angela Taft is a Professor and Principal Research Fellow at the Judith Lumley Centre (JLC), La Trobe University, Australia and an Honorary Senior Fellow in the Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne. 

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Professor Marion Haas

Professor Marion Haas

Marion is Emeritus Professor of Health Economics in the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation, University of Technology Sydney.

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Associate Professor Safeera Hussainy

A/Professor Safeera Hussainy

Associate Professor Safeera Hussainy is a registered pharmacist and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of General Practice, Monash University. Safeera is recognised as the national pharmacy expert in emergency contraception (EC).

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Associate Investigators

Professor Faye McMillan

National Rural Health Commission, Australia

Sarah Parker

National Rural Women's Coalition, Australia

Janet Michelmore AO

Jean Hailes for Women's Health, Australia

Renee Carr

Fair Agenda, Australia

Professor Karen Price

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Australia

Professor Angela Taft

LaTrobe University, Australia

Professor Kristina Gemzell Danielsson

Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden

Professor Daniel Grossman

University of California, San Francisco

Professor Judith Stephenson

University College London, United Kingdom

Associate Professor Rebecca French

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

Dr Kathleen McNamee

Sexual Health Victoria, Australia

Dr Phillip Goldstone

MSI, Australia

Professor Jane Tomnay

The University of Melbourne, Australia

Professor Jeffrey Peipert

Indiana University, United States

Professor Diana Greene Foster

University of California, United States