- Faculty of Health, Arts & Design
- School of Health Sciences
- Department of Health and Medical Sciences
- AS218 Hawthorn campus
Louise is a Senior Lecturer and the Program Manager for the Bachelor of Health Science (Public and Environmental Health) degree. Her specialist areas include food safety, environmental health management and health promotion. Louise has expertise in the implementation of food safety legislation in Victoria as she has been employed in environmental health, health promotion and consultant positions with various local government authorities were she also gained expertise in the development, review and implementation of Municipal Public Health Plans. Louise also has a strong interest in sustainability and health promotion. She is a member of the Editorial Committee for the Journal of the Australian Institute of Environmental Health, and is a representative on a number of committees actively involved in the development of educational materials and policy in the public and environmental health field.
Her research activities have included investigating the issues surrounding implementing safe food practices amongst culturally diverse groups, recently collaborating with the National Centre for Cultural Diversity on the development of a training module and research into the challenges faced by Environmental Health Officers in this area. Other areas of research include investigating the effectiveness of wash hand basins in food establishments, and more recently the use of sustainable cleaning practices in childcare centres.
PhD candidate and honours supervision
Higher degrees by research
Accredited to supervise Masters students as Principal Supervisor.
Fields of Research
- Public Health And Health Services - 111700
- Curriculum And Pedagogy - 130200
Also published as: Dunn, Louise; Dunn, L.; Dunn, Louise A.
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Recent research grants awarded
- 2008: Scholarships in Public and Environmental Health (Department of Human Services) *; Department of Human Services - Contracts
* Chief Investigator
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