Judith Charlton

Name: Judith Charlton

Title: Head, Monash Injury Research Institute

Affiliation: Monash University

Jude Charlton is Acting Director of the Monash Injury Research Institute (MIRI) and the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC). Jude is a behavioural scientist with expertise in ageing, cognition and movement science. Jude leads the Behavioural Science for Transport Safety research theme at MUARC and her Team is recognized as the leading research group in Australia on the safety of older and impaired drivers, pedestrians, cyclists and child passengers. Their research has been influential in shaping policy and practice in the management of safe mobility of vulnerable road users in Australia and internationally. Jude manages several international collaborations including the Ozcandrive older driver cohort study conducted in collaboration with the Canadian-led project, Candrive – the first longitudinal study to track real-world driving and health of older Australians.

B Ed, University of Western Australia 1974

M Sc, University of Waterloo Canada 1981

PhD, University of Waterloo Canada 1987

Australasian College of Road Safety (Victorian Chapter)

University of Florida Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation (I-MAP)

US Transportation Research Board (TRB) Driver Medical Review Committee

Director of BrainLink, Jude contributes in a pro-bono capacity to community service initiatives for people with brain impairment from trauma and disease.