Trevor Shilton

Trevor is Director of Cardiovascular Health at the National Heart Foundation of Australia (WA). He is also Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Population Health at the University of Western Australia. His principal research and health promotion interests are in advocacy, policy and programs relating to physical activity and obesity, workforce development, Aboriginal health and social marketing. Trevor has directed major community-wide initiatives, including social marketing campaigns in obesity, physical activity and tobacco - such as: Find thirty every day, Draw the line, Unplug and play, Make tracks2school, and Smarter than smoking. Trevor was the founding National President and is a Life Member of the Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA). Internationally he is Global Vice President for Advocacy of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE), and manages that organisation's global advocacy. He is also Deputy Chair of Global Advocacy for Physical Activity (GAPA), the Advocacy Council of ISPAH. Trevor has over 25 years experience in health promotion, has published book chapters and over 35 papers in peer reviewed journals. He has given many national and international conference presentations and workshops. He has participated in guideline and policy development in Australia, Canada and the United States.
Bio last updated 22 Sep 2014

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