Dr. Tony LaMontagne
Dr. Tony LaMontagne is a professor of work, health and wellbeing in the Centre for Population Health Research, School of Health & Social Development, at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. He leads a Work, Health and Wellbeing Unit, and serves as director of the Centre overall. He is also an honorary professorial fellow at the University of Melbourne's School of Population and Global Health, and a research affiliate at the Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace at the University of Massachusetts (USA).
LaMontagne's broad research interest is in developing the scientific and public understanding of work as a social determinant of health, and translating this research into policy and practice to improve workplace and worker health. He has a specific interest in occupational health and safety intervention research, with expertise in workplace mental health, improving job quality and psychosocial working conditions, and evaluating workplace health policy and practice interventions.
LaMontagne earned a master's of education from the University of Massachusetts, an MA in molecular toxicology from Harvard University, and a doctor of science in occupational and environmental health from the Harvard School of Public Health.