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Head, Child Health Development and Education; Co-Director, Fraser Mustard Centre


Sally is a paediatric epidemiologist with the majority of her research focusing on societies’ impact on child development. Sally is the Director of the Fraser Mustard Centre, an innovative initiative of the Telethon Kids Institute in partnership with the Department of Education and Child Development in South Australia to enhance research translation into policy and practice. Sally is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide.

Sally has over 120 publications covering topics such as child development, early education, child physical activity and nutrition, poverty, inequality, and teenage pregnancy prevention. Internationally, Sally consults to various Governments and donor organisations such as the World Bank and UNICEF working to monitor and evaluate policy and programs to enhance child health and development. She has a commitment to practical, pragmatic and translatable research.