Anna Roesler

Casual Academic

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Bedford Park

I have worked in Australia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and Thailand. I worked mainly in nutrition and public health social change program, development, implementation, and evaluation. My roles have included, Health and Wellbeing Coordinator for Compass Group Australia, the Nutrition Project Officer with Australian Youth Ambassadors in Nepal and nutritionist for an Australian Aid project in Thailand. I completed a Ph.D. in Public Health focusing on behavioural change. I obtained a Masters in Health Education and Promotion and my thesis was on behavioural modeling. Prior to my current position I completed a post-doctorate investigating mindful eating with the National Institute of Health and Nutrition in Japan.

  • Doctor of Philosophy (with Divisional Scholarship and Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Postgraduate Scholarship)

  Adelaide University, Adelaide

  • Masters of Health Education and Promotion (Maastricht University High Potential Scholarship)

  Maastricht University, Netherlands

  • Training and Assessment - Certificate Four

  William Angliss Institute, Australia

  • Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Major in Exercise Science) Honours

  University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia

Honours, awards and grants

▪        Australia Cheung Kong Award (2018)

▪        Endeavour Scholarship (2017)

▪        Maastricht University High Potential Scholarship (2014)

▪        Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Postgraduate Scholarship (2013)

▪        Australian Postgraduate Award (2013)

▪        Wollongong University Dean’s Award recipient (2001-2004)

Key responsibilities

As Research Officer at Southgate Institute I am involved in many research projects. These include, the Australian Research Council funded project investigating energy, environment and justice policy and the social determinants of health and Healthy South, a project investigating health promotion in southern Adelaide.