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Director, Sustainable Health Network, Deakin University

Dr Patrick is Director, Sustainable Health Network and Co-lead, Health Nature Sustainability Research Group at Deakin University. Rebecca's research and teaching expertise is in environment, climate change and health promotion. She is President/Chair of Climate and Health Alliance and Co-lead of the Oceania Planetary Health Hub.


  • –present
    Director, Sustainable Health Network Faculty of Health, Deakin University
  • –present
    Co-lead, Health Nature Sustainability Research Group, Deakin University


  • 2021 
    Curtin University, Graduate Diploma (Environmental Health)
  • 2012 
    Deakin University, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 1996 
    Deakin University, Bachelor Applied Science (Honours)

Professional Memberships

  • President/Chair, Climate and Health Alliance