Professor Mark Stevenson

Mark Stevenson is an epidemiologist and Professor of Urban Transport and Public Health at the University of Melbourne. His appointment is across the Melbourne Schools of Design, Engineering and Population and Global Health and is Co-Director of the Transport, Health and Urban Design Research Lab at the university. He is a Chief Investigator and Places Program Leader in the Life Course Centre, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and an advisor for injury to the Director General of the World Health Organisation. Mark has a PhD (Distinction) from The University of Western Australia and a Master’s degree in Public Health from Curtin University. He has published over 250 peer-reviewed articles, books, book chapters and technical reports and procured more than $70 million in competitive research funding including funding from the NHMRC, ARC and the US National Institutes of Health. Mark has worked on numerous national and international projects that have directly influenced transport policy and public health and has worked with both Federal and State Governments in Australia and internationally.


Chief Investigator


Program Leader


  • Epidemiology

  • Public Health

  • Urban Planning