School of Population Health

Injury Prevention Our People


Associate Professor David Heslop
Associate Professor School of Population Health

A/Professor Heslop is a Primary Care clinical and Occupational and Environmental Medicine practitioner with research interests in resilient health care systems, particularly in the fields of health protection, emergency health response, and high risk/austere health care environments. His research focuses on using computational modelling and simulation to answer clinical systems questions in high risk/novel clinical environments.


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Dr Amy Peden
Injury Prevention Research & Lecturer in Injury Prevention School of Population Health

Dr Amy Peden is an injury prevention researcher and lecturer in Injury Prevention within the School. Her research focuses on drowning prevention, with a focus on regional and remote communities, rivers, alcohol and social determinants of health. Prior to commencing with UNSW she worked in the NGO sector as national manager of research and policy with Royal Life Saving Society - Australia. She has published widely on the topic of drowning prevention and holds a position on the Australasian Injury Prevention Network Executive.


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Professor Rebecca Ivers
Head of School, NHMRC Senior Research Fellow

Rebecca Ivers leads a global research program focusing on the prevention and management of injury. Trained as an epidemiologist, her research interests focus on the prevention of injury, trauma care, and the research to policy transfer in both high and low income countries. She has a substantial program of research addressing the global burden of injury, with a particular focus on inequalities in injury in low income settings, and the prevention of injury in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


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