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Professor and Program Head, Justice Health Research Program, UNSW

Tony has worked on numerous projects in the justice health area over the past 20 years and is currently head of the Justice Health Research Program, UNSW, School of Population Health. He developed Australia’s only two national offender health data collections: the National Prison Entrants Bloodborne Virus Survey, and the Prisoner Health Information Collection. He leads studies examining psychosis and offending, the role of head injury in offending, a pharmacotherapy-based RCT (ReINVEST) for impulsive-violent offenders, an intervention (Beyond Violence) for women who use violence, and text mining police domestic violence event narratives. He co-leads the NHMRC-funded Australian Centre for Offender Health Research. More recently he has developed two teaching electives: ‘Public Health and Corrections’ aimed the nexus between health and criminology, and the ever popular ‘Inside the Criminal Mind’ course.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor, University of New South Wales

Publications

  • 2012
    Sexual behaviour and Sexual health of Australian prisoners, Sexual Health