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Professor Andrew Hills

Andrew is a prominent educator, exercise physiologist and international expert on physical activity and obesity.

Until 2011, he was Professor of Energy Metabolism at QUT then Professor of Allied Health Research, Mater Research Institute – UQ. In 2016, he was appointed Professor of Sports and Exercise Science at the University of Tasmania and in 2017 Associate Dean Global in the College of Health and Medicine.

He has completed numerous projects with the World Health Organisation (WHO), International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and was the first non-medical President of the Australia and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS).

In addition to his broader contributions to the field of physical activity and health plus exercise and obesity, Andrew has a passion for work with mothers and young children. This includes the challenge of improving the health status of young women prior to conception and during pregnancy for better maternal and child health outcomes.