"We know that unhealthy food environments drive unhealthy diets. I think a big challenge is to reframe the way we view unhealthy dietary habits and to shift some of the responsibility (and blame) from individuals, onto government and food industry who have the power to create change."
"Universal health coverage and #HealthForAll is about ensuring that no one is left behind in being able to access quality healthcare. This is particularly pertinent for Australia as we have not realised universal health coverage. To me it is completely unacceptable that we live in one of the richest and well-developed countries in the world and yet our First Peoples continue to experience widespread socioeconomic disadvantage and health inequality compared to other Australians."
"mHealth has the potential to improve prevention of heart disease by delivering interventions via mobile devices to provide information, motivation, and reinforcement for patients with heart disease to achieve a healthy lifestyle and adhere to life-saving cardiovascular medications."
"In Australia, we are lucky to have one of the best health care systems in the world, but we still see major inequalities of health outcomes and access. I’m motivated by the idea that we can create a better system that is easier to navigate and uses resources more efficiently, so that more people can access services and the benefit will be improved health."
"I’m a physician, and I’m a medical researcher. So each day I try to follow the advice of the late great Mohammed Ali: “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”. Maximise time with people and minimise time with screens. And above all focus on the big picture tasks, the few that really matter."