Dr Ana Goode

Research Fellow

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 336 55435


Dr Ana Goode currently works at the Cancer Prevention Research Centre, University of Queensland. Her program of research brings together training and research experience in health psychology and health behaviour change interventions, including their adaptation and translation to practice to build the evidence base for the dissemination of physical activity, dietary change and weight loss interventions in applied community settings.

She is currently the program co-ordinator of the BeUpstanding Champion Toolkit: an evidence-based online program to reduce sitting time in the workplace.

She currently leads engagment activities at the Healthy Lifestyle Consultancy group as part of the Cancer Prevention Research Centre, which provides knowledge leadership in health promotion, including consutlancy and training services.

Research Interests

  • Translation and dissemination of healthy lifestyle interventions
  • Implementation and evaluation of evidence-based interventions in 'real-world settings'
  • Improving reach and retention in population-based healthy lifestyle programs
  • Broad-reach interventions delivery methods (e.g. telephone, SMS, print and web-based interventions)


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Public Health, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), The University of Queensland


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  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Healy, Genevieve N. and Goode, Ana D. (2018). Workplace programmes aimed at limiting occupational sitting. In Michael F. Leitzmann, Carmen Jochem and Daniela Schmid (Ed.), Sedentary behaviour epidemiology (pp. 445-457) Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-61552-3_18

  • Owen, Neville, Goode, Ana, Sugiyama, Takemi, Koohsari, Mohammad Javad, Healy, Genevieve, Fjeldsoe, Brianna and Eakin, Elizabeth (2017). Designing for dissemination in chronic disease prevention and management. In Dissemination and implementation research in health: translating science to practice, Second Edition (pp. 107-120) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oso/9780190683214.003.0007

  • Owen, Neville, Goode, Ana, Fjeldsoe, Brianna, Sugiyama, Takemi and Eakin, Elizabeth (2012). Designing for dissemination of environmental and policy initiativess and programs for high-risk groups. In Ross C. Brownson, Graham A. Colditz and Enola K. Proctor (Ed.), Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice (pp. 114-127) New York, NY, UNited States: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.003.0006

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Eakin, Elizabeth, Hayes, Sandi, Reeves, Marina, Goode, Ana, Vardy, Janette, Boyle, Fran, Haas, Marion, Hiller, Janet, Mishra, Gita, Jefford, Michael, Koczwara, Bogda, Saunders, Christobel, Chapman, Kathy, O'Brien, Lorna, Boltong, Anna, Lane, Katherine, Baldwin, Polly, Sharplin, Greg, Millar, Lesley, McKiernan, Sandy, Demark-Wahnefried, Wendy, Courneya, Kerry and Robson, Erin (2015). Translating Research Into Practice: the Healthy Living After Cancer Partnership Project. In: COSA’s 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting. Rare Cancers: Common Goals. COSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting, Hobart, TAS, Australia, (78-78). 17-19 November 2015. doi:10.1111/ajco.12432

  • Goode, Ana, Lawler, Sheleigh, Brakenridge, Charlotte, Reeves, Marina and Eakin, Elizabeth (2014). Telephone, Print and Web-Based Interventions for Physical Activity, Diet And/or Weight Loss Among Cancer Survivors: a Systematic Review. In: 2014 World Congress Abstracts. 2014 World Congress, Melbourne, VIC Australia, (158-158). 3-6 December 2014. doi:10.1111/ajco.12332

  • Eakin, Elizabeth, Hayes, Sandi, Haas, Marion, Reeves, Marina, Goode, Ana, Vardy, Janette, Boyle, Fran, Hiller, Janet, Mishra, Gita, Jefford, Michael, Koczwara, Bogda, Demark-Wahnefried, Wendy, Courneya, Kerry, O'Brien, Lorna, Boltong, Anna, Lane, Katherine, Sharplin, Greg, Heritage, Benita, Millar, Lesley, McKiernan, Sandy and Robson, Erin (2014). The Healthy Living After Cancer Partnership Project. In: Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. Unknown, unknown, (79-80). unknown.

  • Goode, Ana, Winkler, Elisabeth, Owen, Neville and Eakin, Elizabeth (2008). A telephone-delivered intervention: relationship of calls delivered to behaviour change. In: Public Health Association of Australia - Queensland Branch, Inaugural State Research Conference, Brisbane, Qld, Australia, (). 4-5 September, 2008.

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision