A hospital pharmacist by background, Fiona Landgren has gained experience across a range of health related areas including health promotion and education, health service evaluation, project management and communication. Fiona initiated Communicating for Health in 1997 and has since established Project Health to provide a wider range of consulting services.
Fiona has worked in both the public and private sectors and across a range of settings including aged care, sub-acute and acute health and community health. She also has extensive experience in workplace health, having designed and implemented a number of successful workplace initiatives.
The majority of Project Health projects are collaborative in nature, involving a range of technical experts and diverse stakeholder groups. In all such projects Fiona adds value through her ability to engage stakeholders, ensure approaches are logical and integrated, and that outputs are easy to use and are appropriately directed at the target groups.
Dr Bruce Hocking
Bruce Hocking has worked as a specialist in occupational medicine since 1977 and has been associated with Project Health for over 20 years. He is a Past-president of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine and was an Honorary senior lecturer in occupational medicine at Monash University 1995 - 2010.
As an Independent Medical Examiner for WorkCover Victoria and the Transport Accident Commission, Dr Hocking has broad experience across many aspects of occupational medicine, both in undertaking clinical examinations and preforming worksite assessments. He has particular expertise in setting national and state medical standards for safety critical workers in road transport, railways, maritime and emergency services, as well as setting national safety standards regarding exposure to electromagnetic fields [radiofrequency and ELF].
Ms Carole Staley
Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing)
Post Graduate Diploma of Health Administration
A nurse by background, Carole has developed expertise in literature reviews, project management, health service evaluation, process redesign and change management.
Carole has worked at senior levels within public health and collaborated with public hospitals, community based organisations and government departments in the development and evaluation of models of care that interface between the acute and primary care sectors, including models of care for chronic disease management.
Ms Jessie Murray
Research and Project Assistant
Bachelor of Applied Science Health Sciences
Human Movement (Hons)
As a longstanding member of the Project Health team, Jessie provides support across a diverse range of projects and ensures the professional presentation of all our outputs. She brings particular expertise in documentation and publishing, including web and print-based publishing and graphic design. She also supports the research and evaluation activities of the group through her skills in data management and analysis.
Miss Lydia Thomsen
Health Promotion Officer
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health
Bachelor of Human Nutrition (Major), Food Service Management (Minor)
Newly appointed in 2014, Lydia began her health promotion career with the New Zealand Heart Foundation, initiating and contributing to projects centred on community nutrition and smokefree environments. Lydia has joined the Project Health team to provide organisational support for the Victorian Network of Smokefree Healthcare Services, and assist with staff health promotion activities at a major regional hospital.
Miss Grace Liong
Research and Project Officer
Bachelor of Health Sciences, Honours (Majored in Nutrition and Psychology)
Masters of Dietetics
Grace Liong joined the Project Health Team in 2016. With a background in dietetics, Grace brings extensive knowledge and skills in health and nutrition including: health promotion, communication, education, project management, and research. She is passionate about delivering quality health promotion services at all levels and sectors.