Leesa  Hooker

Prof Leesa Hooker

position: Associate Dean Research and Industry Engagement and Principal Research Fellow & Research Stream lead

department: La Trobe Rural Health School and Judith Lumley Centre

Professor Hooker is a rural nurse/midwife and is currently Associate Dean Research and Industry Engagement at the La Trobe Rural Health School, La Trobe University, Australia. She is a Principal Research Fellow, leading two streams of research, 1. on Reducing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and 2. Child, Family and Community Health. She has established expertise in the epidemiology of family violence, women’s mental health, sexual and reproductive health and parenting. Her research includes intervention trials, observation studies and systematic reviews with a focus on improving maternal and child health outcomes, and the healthcare service response to abused women and children.

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