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Senior Lecturer, School of Health & Social Development, Deakin University

Jan Garrard is a part-time Senior Lecturer in Public Health in the School of Health and Social Development at Deakin University. Her research interests are in physical activity, active transport, women’s participation in cycling, and cycling safety. Recent research projects have included evaluation of the Victorian Ride2School program, assessment of the cost and health benefit of active transport in Queensland, and a comparative analysis of trends in active travel to school in Victoria and New South Wales. Recent publications include book chapters on Cycling and Health, and Women and Cycling, and journal articles on cycling injuries in Australia. Jan is a member of the Expert Advisory Committee of the Cycling Promotion Fund, a member of the Board of Road Trauma Support Services, Victoria, and, together with Julie Hatfield, is an Australian representative on the OECD/ITF Cycling Safety Working Group.


  • –present
    Active Travel to School Literature Review, ACT Health


  • 1990 
    Monash University, PhD