Dwan Vilcins is a research academic at The University of Queensland, and has completed her PhD exploring environmental exposures and birth outcomes. Dwan has a background in public health and nutrition.

Research interests:

  • The effect of environmental exposures on child’s growth and development, especially in the pre-natal period.
  • Green space and its effect on health
  • The effects of a changing climate on environmental risk factors and nutritional status


  • PhD – Faculty of Medicine (under examination)
  • Masters of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)