Lisa Wood is based at the University of Western Australia (UWA) and is an Associate Professor within the School of Population and Global Health, and a Senior Research Fellow with the Centre for Social Impact (UWA Business School). Lisa holds a PhD, Postgraduate Diploma in Health Promotion and Bachelor of Commerce (Honours). Lisa joined the Board in July 2013.
Lisa teaches in the area of health leadership and is involved in a variety of research projects aimed at reducing health inequities experienced by vulnerable population groups. Her research focuses on health and homelessness prevention, along with projects relating to mental health, domestic violence prevention and closing the gap in Aboriginal wellbeing. Lisa has worked in the fields of public health, policy and legislation development, social marketing campaigns, program development, management and evaluation.