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Associate Professor, School of Public Health, University of Sydney

Dr Becky Freeman is an Associate Professor at the School of Public Health, University of Sydney. With over twenty years of experience working in the tobacco control field she is well versed in program and policy best practice. She is an established authority on the potential of the Internet to circumvent tobacco advertising bans and has pioneered research methods in tracking and analysing online social media content. Her primary research interests include tobacco control and how online and social media influence public health.


  • 2006–present
    Senior lecturer, School of Public Health, University of Sydney
  • 2021–present
    Associate professor, School of Public Healt, University of Sydney


  • 2011 
    University of Sydney, Phd Public Health
  • 2005 
    University of Alberta, MSc, Health Promotion

Research Areas

  • Public Health And Health Services Not Elsewhere Classified (111799)