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Senior lecturer, University of Adelaide

Jackie has qualifications and experience in biomedical and social sciences and draws on both in her work. Jackie’s principal research focus is community participation in decision-making in obesity prevention policy (particularly in the use of regulation and law) and health technology assessment. In particular, she is interested in: informed decision-making through the use of deliberative inclusive methods and development of new methods for collecting and synthesizing community views. In addition, she has published in the area of publication ethics documenting the normal misbehavior occurring in the publication of research in Australia.


  • 2011–present
    Senior Lecturer, University of Adelaide
  • 2012–2015
    Australian National Preventive Health Agency Fellow, University of Adelaide
  • 2006–2010
    Lecturer, University of Adelaide
  • 2005–2005
    Associate Lecturer, University of Adelaide


  • 2005 
    Flinders University, Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care
  • 1985 
    University of London, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2012
    ANPHA Fellowship
    Funding Source:
    Australian National Preventive Health Agency
  • 2012
    ANPHA Grant
    Funding Source:
    Australian National Preventive Health Agency

Research Areas

  • Applied Ethics (2201)
  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)