George Siopis

Research Fellows

Dr George Siopis is an Executive Dean Health Research Fellow at the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) of Deakin University. An epidemiologist who has delved in lifestyle interventions, obesity, diabetes and COVID-19, George is committed to elucidate the junction between non-communicable and communicable diseases, with the ultimate objective to drive public health initiatives and actions and to inform clinical practice, in order to ensure a healthier human species within a sustainable planet. He has a diverse research experience ranging from basic science, including molecular and structural biology, to evaluations of clinical- and cost- effectiveness of interventions, and understanding barriers and enables to patient engagement with health services. George is passionate about science communication to the public and about informing policymakers.