Evelyne de Leeuw

Professor and Chair, Community Health Systems & Policy, Deakin University

Evelyne de Leeuw MSc MPH PhD Chair of Community Health Systems & Policy with the Faculty of Health at Deakin University (with campuses in Melbourne, Geelong and Warrnambool, in Victoria, Australia).
Evelyne holds a Master of Health Science and PhD from the University of Maastricht (The Netherlands) and a Master of Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley.
Following two executive terms with the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER) she has set up or helped establish Schools of Public Health in countries such as Estonia, Denmark, El Salvador and Kazakhstan.
Grounded in political science, she has been involved -since its inception- with the WHO Healthy Cities project around the world. Her current research is around dynamic multi-level policy network modeling.
Her teaching is in the area of political science, international health politics and policies, global health, healthy cities, etc. At the moment she is preoccupied with social, political and public health science teaching in Deakin’s new Medical School.

Experience

  • 2005–present
    Professor and Chair, Community Health Systems & Policy, Deakin University
  • 2000–2005
    Foundation Director and Professor of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark
  • 1992–2001
    Director, Collaborating Centre for Research on Healthy Cities, World Health Organization
  • 1992–1998
    Secretary-General, Association of Schools of Public health in the European Region

Education

  • 1989 
    Maastricht University, PhD
  • 1986 
    UC Berkeley, MPH
  • 1985 
    Maastricht University, MSc (Health)