Australia Day

26 January 2015

276 days to go

Dr Rob Moodie

Rob Moodie is Professor of Public Health, University of Melbourne. Between 1998 and 2007 he was the CEO of VicHealth, the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation.

Since 1979 he has worked for Save the Children Fund, Medicins Sans Frontieres, the Aboriginal Health Service in Alice Springs, the Burnet Institute and for the World Health Organization, and the joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

He chaired the National Preventative Health Task Force from 2008-2011 and he chairs the Technical Panel for the Gates Foundation’s HIV prevention program in India. He chaired the Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club until 2011. He is co-editor of four books, including Hands on Health Promotion, with his most recent being Recipes for a Great Life, written with Gabriel Gate.

He is married to Anne, a physiotherapist, and they have two children, Nick and Penny.