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Jessica L. Browne

Jessica has a PhD in health psychology from the University of Wollongong, and has a research background in the psychological aspects of prevention of chronic conditions. Jessica joined the ACBRD in January 2011. She is currently managing the Diabetes MILES – Australia study, and is involved in the Diabetes MILES international collaborative. She also manages the IDEAS Evaluation Study, and a study about the social experiences of living with diabetes. Jessica has a particular interest in the behavioural management of type 2 diabetes, and in the social impact of living with the condition.

The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes is a partnership for better health between Diabetes Australia - Vic and Deakin University.


  • –present
    Research Fellow, The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes, Deakin University
  • 2010–2011
    Research Fellow, WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University


  • 2010 
    University of Wollongong, PhD
  • 2004 
    University of Wollongong, Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)