The Centre’s governance structure will include a governing council led by independent Chair Ms Robyn Kruk AO, an executive working party, and a scientific committee which will design a transparent and robust process for the funding of research trials.
Chairperson: Robyn Kruk AO has extensive experience as Chief Executive of national and state policy, regulatory, research and service delivery agencies including NSW Health and NSW Premier and Cabinet. She established and served as inaugural CEO/Commissioner of the National mental Health Commission. She has served as Chair and/or Director of a number of government statutory agencies and not for profits including Mental Health Australia.
Stay tuned for more announcements of our Governing Council and Scientific Committee.
A national consortium, led by InsideOut Institute at the University of Sydney, will conduct the work plan for the Centre over the next four years. We are united in our determination to prevent eating disorders and improve the health and wellbeing of people with eating disorders in Australia - through research and the translation of evidence into practice.
The Centre will be informed by an international expert advisory group of world-leading eating disorder researchers and innovative thinkers.
Professor Janet Treasure
King's College LondonView Profile
Professor Daniel Le Grange
University of California, San FranciscoView Profile
Professor Cynthia Bulik
University of North CarolinaView Profile
Professor Cheri Levinson
University of LouisvilleView Profile
Assoc Professor Kamryn Eddy
Harvard UniversityView Profile
Assoc Professor Rebecca Murphy
University of OxfordView Profile
Our national technical advisory will provide expert technical advice on key activities of the centre and ensure integration with relevant national efforts to avoid duplication and maximise utilisation of existing national resources
Professor Michael Berk
Lead, MAGNET Clinical Trial NetworkView Profile
Professor Jennie Hudson
Director of Research, Black Dog InstituteView Profile
Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin
President, Society of Mental Health ResearchView Profile
Assoc Professor Michelle Banfield
Lead, ANU Lived Experience Research Unit; ALIVE Chief InvestigatorView Profile
Centre Operations will be led by InsideOut Institute
Assoc Prof Sarah Maguire OAM
Centre DirectorView Profile
Prof Stephen Touyz
InsideOut DirectorView Profile
Chief Operating OfficerView Profile