Dr Janine Chapman

Senior Research Fellow

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Mark Oliphant Building (2.44)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr Janine Chapman is a senior academic at the National Centre for Education and Training on Addition (NCETA). Her background is in health psychology and public health. She has expertise in theoretical approaches to understanding and changing health behaviour, and systems-based approaches to improving health and safety risk management outcomes in organisations. Her work focuses on the translation of evidence-based research into practice within society and industry, to influence action for change in priority areas.

Janine has designed and evaluated interventions in a range of settings, from workplace health programs to online, consumer-directed tools to improve the uptake and maintenance of health-promoting lifestyles. She has broad experience of conducting research relating to chronic disease prevention and management, work and fitness-for-duty issues, and ongoing support needs in clinical and at-risk populations. She is interested in workforce development and how the domains of work and life intersect to shape behavioural outcomes across the lifespan.

Janine holds a PhD in Health Psychology and MSc in Psychological Research from the University of Sheffield, UK. She has a Diploma in Counselling from the University of Derby, UK, and is a certified fitness professional.

Research expertise
Psychology
Public health and health services
Research interests

I am available to supervise PhD, Masters and Honours (4th year) projects in psychology and public health, in the following broad areas:

  • Understanding and changing behaviour, particularly in relation to health
  • Worker wellbeing, workplace health, workplace safety risk
  • Alcohol and other drug use
  • Addictive behaviours
  • Personality and individual differences
  • Testing psychological theory
Topic coordinator
PHCA8516 Introduction to Cancer Prevention
Topic lecturer
PHCA8516 Introduction to Cancer Prevention
Publications

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