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Anthony D. LaMontagne

Photo_LaMontagne_May2014Anthony D. LaMontagne (Regional Councilor, Western Pacific, 2014-2017) was recently appointed (Jan 2014) as Professor of Work, Health & Wellbeing at the Population Health Strategic Research Centre in the School of Health & Social Development at Deakin University (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA). He was previously Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the McCaughey VicHealth Centre for Community Wellbeing at the University of Melbourne’s School of Population and Global Health (2006—2014). His background includes a Bachelor of Science summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts (1982), Master’s degrees in molecular toxicology from Harvard University (1987) and education from the University of Massachusetts (1988), and a Doctor of Science in occupational & environmental health from the Harvard School of Public Health (1994). His research focuses on the development, implementation, and evaluation of interventions to improve workplace and worker health. He has an international profile for cross-disciplinary applied intervention research in occupational health and health promotion. Interventions of interest range from workplace level programs to national policies. Evaluation research experience includes both process and effectiveness studies, quantitative and qualitative methods, and study designs ranging from case studies to large-scale randomized controlled trials. He collaborates widely and across multiple disciplines to advance understanding of the relationships between work and health, to develop strategies to protect and promote worker health, and to translate such knowledge into workplace health policy and practice. He has published widely in the peer-reviewed scientific literature and is a regular contributor to leading texts and monographs in occupational and environmental medicine, occupational health, and health promotion.

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