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Research Fellow, The ORIGINS Project

BA (Hons), MPsych, PhD

Dr Lisa Gibson is a research fellow at Telethon Kids Institute and an adjunct research fellow at The University of Western Australia. She has a Master of Developmental Psychology and PhD from The University of Western Australia.

Since joining the Telethon Kids Institute in 2005, Dr Gibson has led Healthway-funded projects, developing and testing community-based interventions for children with obesity and their families, and was awarded a Healthway research fellowship aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles among overweight and obese mothers in pregnancy and the postpartum period.

Since 2014, Lisa has held the position of stakeholder management lead on The ORIGINS Project – a pregnancy cohort study based at Joondalup Health Campus, establishing and nurturing a community and participant reference group to provide input and feedback on all aspects of the project. As a research fellow on ORIGINS, Lisa also leads two sub-projects – “Nature Play & Grow” and “Community Wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic”.