Team WIRED

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Matt Fuller-Tyszkiewicz

Lead Chief Investigator

Matt Fuller-Tyszkiewicz is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at Deakin University. his expertise in using cutting edge technology to detect and intervene for eating disorders and other mental health issues. Matt will lead this project, and co-lead Study 1.

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Susan Paxton

Chief Investigator

Professor Susan Paxton is an Emeritus Professor at La Trobe University, and is well recognised as the leading body image expert in Australia, and has been involved in the development of multiple interventions. She will provide consultation on all aspects of the WIRED grant.

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Scott Griffiths

Chief Investigator

Scott is an NHMRC Postdoctoral Researcher at Melbourne university, and specialises in male eating disorders. Scott will be leading Study 2 and the intervention for males of diverse sexual orientation.

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Suku Sukunesan

Chief Investigator

Senior Lecturer Suku Sukunesan is based at Swinburne and has a computer science background, and will be leading Study 3, involving the development of an algorithm to facilitate the identification of problematic social media use, and interventions delivered through social media 

Sian McLean

Chief Investigator

Sian McLean is a Senior Research Fellow at the Bouverie Centre at La Trobe, and has expertise in social media, body image, and eating disorder prevention interventions. Sian will co-lead the development of early interventions in Study 1.

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Zali Yager 

Chief Investigator

Associate Professor Zali Yager has a Health and Physical Education background, and expertise in the development of interventions for body image and eating disorder prevention. Zali will contribute to interventions developed in Study 3, and lead the user-engagement and knowledge translation aspects of this grant.

Rachel Rodgers

Chief Investigator

Associate Professor Rachel Rodgers has an honorary appointment at La Trobe University and will bring her expertise in the development of m-health interventions for body image and eating disorder prevention to contribute to Study 1 and 3.

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Cathy Mihalopolous

Chief Investigator

Associate Professor Cathy Mihalopolous is the Director of Deakin Health Economics and will lead the economic evaluation of these resources (Study 4).

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Denny Meyer

Chief Investigator

Professor Denny Meyer is an applied statistician at Swinburne University, with expertise in the evaluation of e-health interventions. Denny will contribute statistical expertise across Studies 1-3.

Alex Parker

Chief Investigator

Professor Alex Parker, from Victoria University, is a clinical psychologist, and has expertise in the dissemination of mental health interventions. Alex will co-lead the user-engagement, and knowledge translation aspects of this work.

Adrian Shatte

Associate Investigator

Lecturer Adrian Shatte has a computer science background, and significant expertise in the application of novel technologies to enhance mental health monitoring and intervention. Adrian will lead the technical development and deployment of the app-based aspects of the project.

Beth O'Gorman

Research Fellow

Beth O'Gorman is a PhD and Masters of Clinical Psychology candidate. Her research investigates men's body dissatisfaction and eating disorders, with a particular focus on stigma and gender norms. Beth will contribute to the interventions in Studies 1 and 2. 

Emma Austen

Research Fellow

Emma is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, who studies weight stigma and its outcomes among men. She is supervised by Dr Scott Griffiths, who is leading Study 2 - the intervention for males of diverse sexual orientations. 

Long Li

Postdoctoral Fellow

Long Li is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Deakin Health Economics. Long specialises in determining the cost-benefit of eating disorder interventions. Long will contribute to Study 4.

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