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Associate Professor Trevor Shilton

Director, Cardiovascular Health; Adjunct Professor; Adjunct Associate Professor
334 Rokeby Road
Subiaco WA, 6008
Tel: (08) 9388 3343


Trevor is Director of Cardiovascular Health at the National Heart Foundation of Australia, and is the Heart Foundation’s National Lead for Physical Activity. He is also Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Health at Curtin University and Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Sport Science Exercise and Health at the University of Western Australia (UWA) and a member of the Board, UWA, Centre for Built Environment and Health.

Internationally Trevor is Global Vice President for Partnership and Institutional Affairs for the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE). He is also Chairman of Global Advocacy for Physical Activity (GAPA), the Advocacy Council of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH). In his native Australia, Trevor was the founding National President of the Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA) and is a Life Member of AHPA.

Trevor’s principal research and health promotion interests are in the prevention of noncommunicable diseases (NCD), advocacy, policy and programs relating to physical activity and obesity, workforce development, Aboriginal health and social marketing.

He has directed major community-wide initiatives, including social marketing campaigns in obesity, physical activity and tobacco, as well as state-wide and national initiatives in workplace health and school health. 

Trevor has over 25 years experience in health promotion practice, policy and research and has published book chapters and over 60 papers in peer reviewed journals. He has given many national and international conference presentations and workshops and has participated in guideline and policy development in Australia, Canada, Asia and the United States and at global level with the WHO and leading Civil Society organisations. 

Last updated: 15 March 2017
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