Associate Professor, Curtin University

Sharyn is the Director of Health Promotion and Sexology and a Co-Director of the Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research within the School of Public Health. She writes and teaches a range of undergraduate and postgraduate health promotion units and supervises Masters and PhD students. Sharyn's research focuses on mental health promotion and prevention and obesity prevention with a particular emphasis on children, youth and parents. Current research includes intervention based research focusing on bullying prevention in schools, promoting physical activity and nutrition for mothers with young children, encouraging fathers to support breastfeeding and evaluating peer-based programs.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor, Curtin University