About

Dr Jenni Judd worked for over 27 years in the public sector in Health and Education in the Northern Territory with a particular focus in rural and remote Indigenous communities across northern Australia.  The impact of her work includes:  practitioner guidelines for working in public health in Northern Territory Health services; reorienting the workforce in primary health care settings; improvement in health curriculum for schools; changes in policy to enhance the health promotion and prevention aspects of health service delivery; workforce development with Primary health care providers and educators to enhance prevention and health promotion aspects of delivery of programs in schools and health services and changes in pandemic influenza policies in Indigenous Communities at a local,  State and National level to include the special needs of Indigenous Communities.

Jenni began full-time work as a Senior Research Fellow at James Cook University in July 2007. Jenni has particular expertise in building Indigenous research capacity through mentoring and supporting 18 Indigenous researchers within an NHMRC Building Indigenous Research Capacity grant at James Cook -2007-2012.  She has been a chief investigator on NHMRC and ARC grants and brought in over $2.7m in grant funding.  She has published over 28 papers, 5 reports and 5 chapters.  She currently supervises 8 Higher Degree Research students: 5 PhD's, 1 DrPH's, and 2 Masters Research students (1 external; 1 internal). Since 2012 she has been Senior Research Fellow with the Cohort Doctoral Studies program for the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine . She coordinated this program in 2014 and now has 8 Cohorts of HDR students (over 90 students).  Her role is to mentor and support these students for recruitment, retention and completion of their degrees. She will be Associate Professor-Principal Research Fellow in 2015.  She has completed 4 PhD's and 1 MSc students since 2011.

She has a national and international profile in health promotion, indigenous health and cross cultural communication. Her research findings have been published in a number of national and international peer reviewed journals.

Interests
Research
  • Infectious & parasitic diseases in indigenous communities
  • Mentoring and Supporting Scholars in Doctoral Studies in the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine
  • Health Promotion Workforce Development
  • Participatory Action Research
  • Capacity building and development
  • Evaluating services provided by bat rescue groups in Qld.
  • Evaluation of Indigenous health programs
Experience
  • 2015 - Associate Professor-Principal Research Fellow- Cohort doctoral Studies Program, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2012 to 2014 - Senior Research Fellow-Cohort Doctoral Studies Program, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2007 to 2012 - Senior Research Fellow - Building Indigenous Research Capacity, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 1992 to 2007 - Various [positions including policy, management, health promotion practitioner, NT Department of Health and Community Services (Darwin)
  • 1980 to 1992 - Teacher, Curriculum Advisor, NT Department of Education (Groote Eylandt, Darwin)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
Honours
Awards
  • 2005 - Life Member of ACHPER
  • 1996 - Fellow of ACHPER
  • 2012 - Advisor of the Year, Advisory Panel Award - Professor Rick Speare & Jenni Judd
Memberships
  • 2014 - Australasian Evaluation Society
  • 2013 - Alcohol Advisory Review Board (AARB)
  • 2013 - Member of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee of AHPA
  • 2012 - Member of the Anton Breinl Centre for Strengthening Health Systems
  • 2012 - NHMRC Research Translation Faculty
  • 2010 - International Reader for Australian Research Council
  • 2010 - Action Learning Action Research Association AALARA)
  • 2009 - Member of National Health Promotion Journal of Australia/Research Evaluation and Evidence Translation (REET) Committee -AHPA National
  • 2009 - Member of the International Network of Indigenous Health Promotion Professionals for IUHPE
  • 2004 - Southwest Pacific Working Action Group on Indigenous Resolutions for International Union of Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)
  • 2004 - International Union of Health Promotion and Education
  • 1990 - Member of Australian Health Promotion Association
  • 1983 - Member of Australian Council of Health and Physical Education (ACHPER)
  • 2012 to 2016 - Editorial Board of the Health Promotion Journal of Australia
  • 2010 to 2014 - Director of National Board ACHPER
  • 2005 to 2014 - Director of the National Board of Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA)
  • 2008 to 2012 - Chair of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee of AHPA
  • 2006 to 2009 - National Vice President, Australian Health Promotion Association
  • 1994 to 2002 - Member of the National Board ACHPER
Other
  • 2010 - Reviewer International Reader for Australian Research Council
  • 2012 to 2015 - Adjunct Associate Professor at QUT School of Public Health and Social Work
  • 2008 to 2009 - External Reviewer for NHMRC capacity building grants
Publications

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Current
  • Preventing Intrauterine Growth Restriction and Improving Infant Growth Outcomes in Bangladesh (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Qualitative Studies into the Barriers of Infectious and Parasitic Disease Interventions in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • TB in Aboriginal communities: exploring different ways of control with regional/rural Aboriginal communities. (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • Alcohol Use and Alcohol-Related Harms Among Indigenous Australians and Non-Indigenous Students at a Regional University (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • Towards a National Strongyloidiasis Control Program: Closing the Gap on Strongyloidiasis in Remote Indigenous Communities. (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Shifting the Lens: Indigenous Research into Mainstream Australian Culture. (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Quality of Drinking Water and Treated Recreational Water in Rural Areas of Hunter New England Region of New South Wales: Risks, Determinants and Intervention Strategies. (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Strengthening health promotion and research in practice: the experiences of an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
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