Professor Rebecca Ivers


Honorary Professorial Fellow, Injury Division Professor of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Honorary Professor, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney Professor, Flinders University Visiting Professor, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney


Professor Rebecca Ivers is head of the School of Population Health, UNSW. Recognised for her expertise in studying injury, trauma care and falls prevention, Professor Ivers designs and leads large observational studies and randomised trials focusing on injury prevention and trauma care in Australia and in low- and middle-income countries in Asia.

With a focus on pragmatic implementation trials and health systems research her research has substantially improved understanding relating to the burden of and risk factors for injury in many countries and informed policies for improving safety and reducing injury globally. She remains a passionate advocate for injury management and prevention. In 2014 Professor Ivers was named in the Australian Financial Review and Westpac list of Australia’s Top 100 Women of Influence.

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