Dr Angela Rintoul
BA, MSocSci, VPHTS, DPH
Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Angela is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. She is also a Research Fellow at the Australian Gambling Research Centre, based at the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
With a background in social science and public health, she has an interest in addictive consumptions. In 2015 Angela completed her doctoral thesis which focused on the ways corporate and political interests can served to undermine health equity. From 2009–2011 she undertook the Victorian Public Health Training Scheme. During this time she worked in a range of organisations in Victoria including Foundation House, VicHealth, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine and the Department of Health.
In previous positions Angela has provided technical advice to pandemic preparedness and in Lao PDR for CARE Australia and also HIV prevention projects as an AusAID Australian Youth Ambassador for Development with International Organisation for Migration in Lao PDR (2008–2009). She has contributed to the design and had management responsibility for large and complex HIV prevention interventions and research in India whilst working at the Nossal Institute for Global Health at the University of Melbourne (2005–2008).
Areas of recent health sector experience include gambling, drug use, harm minimisation and public policy.