The Team

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

Professor Peter Eastwood BSc PhD

Director

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 Leon Straker BAppSc, MSc, PhD

Professor Leon Straker BAppSc, MSc, PhD

Scientific Director

Leon is a Professor at the School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science at Curtin University. Together with Professor Peter Eastwood, Leon 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.

Aggie Bouckley BCom, ASA

Aggie Bouckley BCom, ASA

Operations Manager

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 Gomes Zabatiero, BAppSc, MSc, PhD

Dr Juliana Gomes Zabatiero, BAppSc, MSc, PhD

Scientific Officer

Juliana works closely with Scientific Directors, Peter and Leon, 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

Alex D’Vauz

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

Diane Wood, BAppSc, Dip Ed, GDipHumNutr

Follow-Up Manager, Participant Engagement Officer & Senior Research Officer.

Dianne has been with the Raine Study for over 15 years and looks after our follow-ups as well as ensuring our participants are engaged in the study. Dianne also manages several specific follow-ups including our Gen1 follow ups and the current Gen2, 28 year study.

Lorelei Campbell, BCom, MPR

Lorelei Campbell, BCom, MPR

Communications Manager

Lorelei oversees the strategic communications and marketing on behalf of the Raine Study. Lorelei is responsible for managing communication with various stakeholders through the media, internal communications, newsletters, social media and more.

Heather Campbell, BA

Heather Campbell, BA

Administrative Officer

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, DPH

Monique Priston, DPH

Project Officer & Research Officer

Monique looks after our Gen0/1 follow-up as well as works on special projects relating to data.

Sue Green

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.

Alyce Russell BSc, MSc

Alyce Russell BSc, MSc

Data Officer

Alyce is one of our team of four data officers, who handle data requests, work to clean our data and manage the data.

Huong Le

Huong Le

Data Officer

Huong is one of our team of four data officers, who handle data requests, work to clean our data and manage the data.

Brendan Smith BPsych, MPysch

Brendan Smith BPsych, MPysch

Data Officer

Brendan is one of our team of four data officers, who handle data requests, work to clean our data and manage the data.

Marzieh Mehryar

Marzieh Mehryar

Data Officer

Marzieh is one of our team of four data officers, who handle data requests, work to clean our data and manage the data.

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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Haolin Wu

Casual Research Assistants
Beverly Hodgson
Kristen Smith
Michael Trown
Michael Furfaro
Rose Huxtable
Tina Barrow
Lauren Reinders
Jacinta Saldaris

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Dilukshi Perera

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