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Dr Deborah Gleeson Senior Lecturer, Public Health, Public Health

Deborah Gleeson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology and Public Health at La Trobe University. She teaches undergraduate and postgraduate subjects with a health systems, health policy and public health focus.

Deborah's research interests include: the impact of international trade agreements on public health and access to medicines; public health policy (particularly nutrition, alcohol and tobacco policy); and policy making capacity in the health sector.

Deborah holds the honorary role of Deputy Convenor of the Political Economy of Health Special Interest Group of the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA). In this capacity, she plays a key role in PHAA's advocacy for healthy trade agreements. She is also active in the People's Health Movement, a global network of health activists and organisations that advocates for health equity at the global level.


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