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Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health, Curtin University

Director of Active Living at the National Heart Foundation of Australia.

Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Health at Curtin University and Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Sport Science Exercise and Health, the University of Western Australia.

Internationally: Global Vice President for Advocacy of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE). He is also Advocacy Lead for the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH).

Founding National President of the Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA) and is a Life Member of AHPA.

Adjunct Professor Trevor Shilton

Principal research and health promotion interests are in NCD prevention, advocacy, policy and programs relating to physical activity and obesity, workforce development, Aboriginal health and social marketing.

Has directed major community-wide initiatives, including social marketing campaigns in obesity, physical activity and tobacco, as well as state-wide and national initiatives in workplace health and school health. Over 25 years experience in health promotion practice, policy and research and has published book chapters and over 60 papers in peer reviewed journals. Has given many national and international conference presentations and workshops, has participated in guideline and policy development in Australia, Canada, Asia and the United States and at global level with the WHO and leading Civil Society organisations.


  • 1988–2018
    Director Cardiovascular Health, Heart Foundation (WA)