Elizabeth Denney-Wilson is conjoint Professor of Nursing in the Sydney Local Health District and Sydney Nursing School. She has academic qualifications in nursing, public health and epidemiology. Since completing her PhD in 2005, her research has focused on obesity prevention and management with a focus on the role of nurses and the primary health care setting. Her research funding has included a Centre of Research Excellence grant as well as other category 1 funding. Elizabeth has long term collaborations with researchers across a broad range of health disciplines from UNSW, Deakin, UTS and QUT. She has contributed to over 50 peer-reviewed papers in the last 10 years and has presented her work at national and international conferences. Elizabeth supervises PhD, Masters by research and Honours students and has had one BMid Honours and two PhD completions in the last year.