Dr Bauman is the Sesquicentenary Professor of Public Health and Director of the Prevention Research Collaboration at the University of Sydney, Australia, the WHO Collaborating Centre on Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity.
He works in chronic disease prevention, with a longstanding focus on physical-activity epidemiology, and interventions to promote physical activity.
He has had an international focus in teaching physical activity and public health over the past 20 years.
He has assisted in the development of national policies, plans and surveillance systems for physical activity in many countries.
He is very well published in the peer reviewed scientific literature. Recent interests include the epidemiology and public health aspects of inactivity and sitting time, and the translation and scaling up of physical activity and chronic disease prevention programmes to the population level.
Education & Experience
- Professor of Public Health
- Sydney University
- since 2004