Centre for Health Initiatives (CHI)

Centre for Health Initiatives

The Centre for Health Initiatives (CHI) is a dynamic, multidisciplinary University of Wollongong Research Strength that is focused on developing innovative solutions to address contemporary issues that impact on health and wellbeing. The Centre was established in 2004 and brings together academics and practitioners from disciplines including psychology, public health, anthropology, social work, social marketing, ‘work, health and safety’, nursing, business, education and medicine.


Research Themes


  CHI cancer Good News Button 

Aboriginal girl  Palmisano Health Human Factors 

Health: Ageing and Dementia

Health: Vulnerability and Resilience Health: Human Factors and Work
Theme Director - Dr Lyn Phillipson Theme Director - A/Professor Kate Senior Theme Director - A/Professor Steve Palmisano