Dr Jonathan Hallett is a Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion with the School of Public Health at Curtin University, teaching political theory and policy advocacy to public health students and coordinates the postgraduate public health and health promotion courses.
Jonathan's research is based at the Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health (CERIPH) (formerly WA Centre for Health Promotion Research), a multi-disciplinary applied research group focused on translational research and community partnerships. He is also a member of the management team for the Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Applied Research and Evaluation Network (SiREN) which is an applied research network, supported by the WA Department of Health (WA Health). Jonathan is also a member of the National Drug Research Institute Tier 1 Research Centre and was an Adjunct Research Associate with the Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control from 2012 to 2014.
During 2009 and 2010 Jonathan was the Executive Officer for the WA Centre for Public Health where he oversaw the development of strategic plans for tertiary public health education in WA. He also recently coordinated from 2010 to 2015 a state-wide scholarship program for new graduates and Aboriginal health workers to build health promotion workforce capacity on behalf of the Australian Health Promotion Association (WA Branch). Prior to establishing an academic career, Jonathan worked in the community not-for-profit health sector at the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) and subsequently also sat on the WAAC Board for nine years including as Chairperson. In 2009 Jonathan received the Public Health Association of Australia (WA Branch) Early Career Award for his contribution to public health and an Emerging Health Promotion Leader Award from the Australian Health Promotion Association (WA Branch) in 2013. Jonathan is also the Vice President (Academic) of the Curtin Branch of the National Tertiary Education Union and an elected Councillor with the City of Vincent.