Alfred Deakin Professor Jo Salmon is Director of the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University Australia. She has been conducting research on children’s physical activity and health, particularly in school settings, for more than 16 years. She has published over 300 peer review papers and secured more than $25mill in research funding. She conceived the TransformUs program in 2008 and is currently completing a two major grants to determine implementation effectiveness of the initiative at scale.