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Professor of Public Health, Southern Cross University

Jon is an Associate Professor of Public Health at the Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney and holds visiting positions at the School of Medicine, University of Washington and Boston University. In addition to his academic roles Jon has clinical backgrounds in naturopathy and nursing, and postgraduate qualifications in medical law.

Jon is a core committee member of the Public Health Association of Australia's Research Advisory Group as well as it's Evidence, Research and Policy in Complementary Medicine Special Interest Group.

Jon has also worked on complementary medicine and primary healthcare policy in Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, the United States and India. His research interests include health policy, professionalisation and public health and health services research related to complementary medicine.


  • 2008–present
    National Health and Medical Council Research Scholar, School of Population Health, University of Queensland
  • 2008–present
    Director, Network of Researchers in the Public Health of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • 2012–present
    Associate Professor of Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney
  • 2009–2010
    Trans-Pacific Fellow, School of Medicine, University of Washington (Seattle, US)


  • 2017 
    University of Aberdeen, Graduate Diploma in Health Economics
  • 2014 
    University of Melbourne, Master of Health and Medical Law
  • 2012 
    University of Queensland, PhD (Public Health)
  • 2007 
    University of Queensland, Master of Public Health

Research Areas

  • Complementary And Alternative Medicine (1104)
  • Health Policy (160508)
  • Primary Health Care (111717)