The Raine Study Management Team oversees the strategic and operational management of the Raine Study, curates the Raine Study data, facilitates access to the cohort data, oversees the Raine Study research groups, manages all data and biosamples and liaises with and looks after our participants.
Professor Peter Eastwood, BSc PhD
Peter is Professor with the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology at the University of Western Australia and together with Professor Leon Straker, provides leadership and strategic direction for the cohort research activities.
Professor Anne Smith, PhD, Masters, PGradDip, B App Science
Together with Professor Peter Eastwood, Anne ensures the resources of the Raine Study are maximised, high quality research is produced, national and international collaboration opportunities are sought and further research opportunities are created. Anne leads the scientific activities of the Raine Study, including promoting the scientific reputation of the Raine Study, leading the Special Interest Groups, maintaining high quality science and feasibility of research projects, and identifying and developing research ideas.
Professor Leon Straker, BAppSc, MSc, PhD
Leon is a Professor at the School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science at Curtin University and as the most immediate past Scientific Director, works with the Raine Study team in the role of Scientific Advisor.
Aggie Bouckley, BCom, ASA
Aggie has senior responsibility for all operational matters of the Raine Study, including finance, human resources and corporate support. Aggie oversees all operational issues related to cohort follow-ups, data and biosample management, communications and participant engagement.
Dr Juliana Zabatiero, BAppSc, MSc, PhD
Juliana works closely with the Raine Study Directors, Peter and Anne, to ensure the integrity of the Study and the investigative team is maintained. She is the first point of contact for our researchers and manages project applications and the Raine Online Submission System (ROSS).
Alex D’Vauz, BSc(Hons), GradDipHlthProm, MHlthProm
Deputy Operations Manager, Data & Biosamples Manager & Senior Research Officer
Alex performs multiple roles within the Raine Study, as Deputy Operations Manager, Senior Research Officer and also our Data and Biosamples Manager. Alex has worked with the Raine Study since 2003 and has had a key role in data collection and managing our follow-ups.
Diane Wood, BAppSc, Dip Ed, GDipHumNutr
Senior Research Officer, Follow-up Manager and Participant Engagement Coordinator
Diane has been with the Raine Study for 15 years and has worked at all levels of data collection and co-ordination of follow-ups to ensure the needs of the participants and researchers are met. Diane manages several follow ups involving the different generations, as well as ensuring the participants are involved in all levels of the Raine Study by facilitating their voice in the management, administration and research process.
Liz Rehfeldt, BAE
Liz oversees the strategic communications and marketing on behalf of the Raine Study. Liz is responsible for managing communication with various stakeholders through the media, internal communications, newsletters, social media and more.
Heather Campbell, BA
Heather looks after the day-to-day running of the Raine Study office and provides administrative support to the management team, Directors and Board.
Monique Priston, BSc, PGradDipPubHlth, Dissertation PH
Scientific Support Officer
Monique looks after our Gen0/1 follow-up as well as works on special projects relating to data.
Sue Green, BSc
Phlebotomist & Research Assistant
Sue is our blood-taking extraordinaire and is much loved by our participants. She works across our follow-ups as a research assistant and phlebotomist.
Marzieh Mehryar, BSc, MAppStat
Statistician & Data Officer
Marzieh is one of our team of six data officers, who handle data requests, work to clean our data and manage the data.
Huong Le, M DevEc, MAppStat, PhD Ec
Statistician & Data Officer
Huong is one of our team of six data officers, who handle data requests, work to clean our data and manage the data.
Brendan Smith, BPsych, MPysch
Brendan is one of our team of six data officers, who handle data requests, work to clean our data and manage the data.
Brigitte Burg, PhD, Dipl.Psych (Germany), GradDipEd, GradCertBAnalytics
Brigitte is one of our team of six data officers, who handle data requests, work to clean our data and manage the data.
Alisha Davis, BSc, MPH
Alisha is one of our team of six data officers, who handle data requests, work to clean our data and manage the data.
Jessica Parrotte, BHlthSc
Jessica provides administrative support at the Raine Study and is responsible for recruitment and scheduling for the current study.
The Raine Study is also supported by a team of research assistants to assist with the collection of data and to support our follow-ups, as well as specialist consultants when required:
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Casual Research Assistants