Researcher biography

Dr Ana Goode is an implementation scientist, with expertise in designing, implementing and evaluating broad-reach (e.g. telephone, SMS, digital) health behaviour change interventions in applied 'real-world' settings. Her program of research brings together training and research experience in health psychology, health promotion and public health.

Her work focusses on the adaptation and translation of evidence-based health behaviour change (e.g. physical activity, dietary change and weight loss) programs into practice at a local, state and national level. She has a particular interest in end-user and stakeholder engagement and design thinking.

She is currently the lead implementation scientist of the BeUpstanding program; an evidence-based online program to reduce sitting time in the workplace.

Within her role she leads the Healthy Lifestyle Consultancy group, where she provides knowledge leadership in health promotion, including consultancy and training services to workplaces, health providers and practitioners.