Professor Anna Peeters

Anna Peeters

Director, Institute for Health Transformation, Professor of Epidemiology and Equity in Public Health, Deakin University

Professor Peeters is Director of the Institute for Health Transformation and Professor of Epidemiology and Equity in Public Health at Deakin University. As a public health researcher, she is particularly interested in the provision of information to facilitate objective and equitable choices in public health by policy makers, practitioners and the public.  She is Past President of the Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society and sits on national and international advisory boards and steering committees. In 2014 she was awarded the World Obesity Federation Andre Mayer Award for research excellence in obesity and a Churchill Award for innovative work in equity and population prevention. Professor Peeters leads the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence into Healthy Food Retail (RE-FRESH, 2018-2022).