Professor Lisa Gibbs

Lead of Community Resilience in the Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety at University of Melbourne

Professor Lisa Gibbs, University of Melbourne, has been leading public health research for the past 15 years in the fields of: 1) disaster recovery and community resilience, including leadership of the Beyond Bushfires study and 2) child health and wellbeing. These two fields intersect through her research on child resilience. Her disaster research findings have been used by government and service providers across Australia and internationally to guide disaster preparedness and recovery.