Professor Mark Stevenson

Professor Mark Stevenson


Professor of Urban Transport and Public Health
The University of Melbourne
Elected in 2022
Citation on election

Professor Mark Stevenson is an internationally renowned epidemiologist whose research and advocacy have led to transport and public health policies that have reduced the global burden of injury. His landmark research associated with mobile phone use and the risk of car crash led to legislative change across five countries. Additionally, his research on young driver crashes has influenced licensing policies in Australia and his research on toddler drownings has led to legislation requiring four-sided isolation pool fencing.

Professor Stevenson’s leadership and mentorship have been recognised, internationally, and his ability to deliver injury prevention interventions into mainstream systems, highlight the enormous utility of his work.

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