He has a keen interest in public health and a goal to improve the health system through a systems-based approach. Rodger's background in public health and health research lends to his passion for evidence-based reform and program design.
Prior to joining Nous, Rodger was a research assistant at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and an intern at the Victorian Healthcare Association in its Policy and Advocacy team. He holds a Master of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Melbourne and has published his research in multiple international medical journals and presented his work at national and international conferences. Rodger has also played an active role on the Board of Kingston Heath Golf Club and remains a member of multiple Working Groups.
Rodger enjoys spending time with his partner, walking their dog Murphy, cycling, playing golf, and heading to the 'G’ to watch the Bombers.