Meet the academic and research staff, research fellows and current PhD candidates at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research.

The MacKillop team includes leading researchers with a proven track record and international reputation for research excellence, as well as up-and-coming researchers in the field. Together the team brings passion, expertise and the determination to make a difference in communities through research addressing today’s most pressing health challenges.

Our staff

Browse our researchers, staff, students and graduates, and find out how to get in touch.

Behaviour, Environment and Cognition Research Program

Francis Quarshie Senanu Dzakpasu

Madan K C

Frances Taylor


Exercise and Nutrition Research Program

Ashley Bigaran

Mehdi Belhaj

Kelcey Bland

Marcus Callahan

Louise Czosnek

Ida Heikura

Ashleigh Homer

Natalie Janzen

Bronwen Lundy

Ashley Ovens

Samuel Pinto

Bobby Shamim

Bill Tachtsis

John Waters


Microstructural Imaging and Rehabilitative Plasticity Research Program

Adam Clemente

Phoebe Imms

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Melbourne, VIC, 3000

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