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Associate professor & Scientia Fellow, UNSW

Associate Professor Simon Rosenbaum is a Scientia Fellow in the School of Psychiatry, UNSW Sydney, and an honorary fellow at the Black Dog Institute. As an exercise physiologist, Simon’s research focuses on physical activity, mental illness, sport for development and global mental health. Simon has worked with a variety of groups including youth, veterans, emergency service workers and refugees. Simon has published >170 peer-reviewed publications including a textbook. He serves as an elected national director of Exercise and Sports Science Australia and is the President Elect of the Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Simon has led international research and capacity building projects, including working in the Rohingya refugee crises in Bangladesh. In 2019, Simon was recognised as a Clarivate Highly Cited researcher for mental health.


  • –present
    Post-doctoral Fellow, The George Institute for Global Health


  • 2014 
    University of Sydney, PhD