Mr Noah Weller

Position

Casual Academic

School /
Work Unit

School of Health and Biomedical Sciences

Contact Details

No Phone

Location

Bundoora West campus

College/Portfolio

Science, Engineering and Health

Noah Weller

Qualifications

  • B.Nat (SCU)

Key activities

  • Course Coordinator and Lecturer, 'Health Enhancement and Lifestyle Management' (COTH2136)
  • Course Coordinator and Lecturer, 'Introduction to Wellness and Complementary and Alternative Medicine' (COTH2148)
  • Member, RMIT Wellness Group

Professional interests / links to industry

  • Founding Member, International Research Centre for Healthy Ageing and Longevity (IRCHAL)
  • Member, RMIT Wellness Group
  • Medicines Australia Accredited Representative (UQ)
  • President, Norwood Preschool
  • Combination of 6 years academic study and 7 years experience as a healthcare professional and as Co-Convenor, International Conferences on Healthy Ageing and Longevity; 2 years experience as a Medical Representative with AstraZeneca; 1 year experience as Area Manager, Dorevitch Pathology; 1.5 years experience as Course Coordinator and Lecturer, RMIT University.
  • Genuine passion and interest in healthcare education, sales, marketing and management.
  • Experience on a variety of projects, giving a broad understanding of the healthcare industry.
  • Excellent comprehension of medical/scientific literature reviews, articles, advertising strategies/promotional materials.
  • Sound knowledge of the health sciences including anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, pharmacology, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), lifestyle management, healthy ageing and longevity, etc.

Research

  • Weller N.J. and Rattan S.I., Healthy Aging and Longevity: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 1114, November 2007
  • Endorser/Signatory, Pursuing the Longevity Dividend: Scientific Goals for an Aging World, September 12, 2006. Ref: Olshansky, S.J., Perry D., Miller R.A. and Butler R.N. 2006. In pursuit of the longevity dividend (PDF 963KB 9p). The Scientist 20: 28–36.
  • Conference Co-convener and Chair of the Medical/Scientific Programme Committee for the annual International Conferences on Healthy Ageing and Longevity (2004-2006) - Co-sponsored by the World Health Organization.
  • $40,000 grant received from Victorian Government for 3rd International Conference on Healthy Ageing and Longevity
  • Founding Director, International Research Centre for Healthy Ageing and Longevity (IRCHAL)

Accomplishments / Achievements

10th International Federation on Ageing Global Conference

  • International Program Advisor
  • Session Chair, "Implementing Healthy Ageing Strategies into Community Settings"

International Research Centre for Healthy Ageing and Longevity (IRCHAL) - Director

  • Conference Co-convener and Chair of the Medical/Scientific Programme Committee for the annual International Conferences on Healthy Ageing and Longevity (2004-2006) - Co-sponsored by the World Health Organization.
  • Obtained official co-sponsorship of the conference by the World Health Organization, and endorsement by the United Nations Focal Point on Ageing and the Australian Federal Government and various State Governments
  • Recruited 92 high-profile international scientists, physicians and policy makers from 20 countries worldwide to join IRCHAL's International Advisory Council and serve as Expert Consultants to the Centre
  • Developed mission statement and objectives of the Centre and coordinated the development of IRCHAL's five research domains and research agenda
  • Convened productive high-level meetings and workshops with high-profile scientists, physicians and policy makers
  • Editor of the 2007 publication, “Healthy Ageing and Longevity: 3rd International Conference”, the official conference proceedings published by the Annals of the New York Academy of Science and distributed to libraries and research institutes worldwide.

Holistic Health and Longevity – Director

  • Conference Organiser, the annual International Conferences on Healthy Ageing and Longevity (2004-2006) - Co-sponsored by the World Health Organization
  • Developed the Conference Programmes for the Inaugural (2004), 2005 and 2006 Conferences
  • Oversaw all aspects of organisation of the annual conferences, successfully managing a staff of 20+ people
  • Arranged and conducted meetings with high-level advisors to the Prime Minister of Australia and the Australian Federal Minister for Ageing, and successfully obtained their full endorsement and participation
  • Successfully obtained $40,000 grant from the Victorian Government for 2006 Conference, Medicines Australia Sponsorship for 05/06 conferences and $50,000+ in miscellaneous sponsorships, government grants and exhibition space sales for 04-06 conferences
  • Developed media and advertising campaigns including preparation of articles, reviews, media releases, brochure design and copywriting for advertising features

Media experience

  • Experience in developing media and advertising campaigns including preparation of articles, reviews, media releases, brochure design and copywriting for advertising features
  • Radio Interviews including BBC World News, ABC Radio National and MMM

More information

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