Judith Charlton

Name: Judith Charlton

Title: Professor and Director, Monash University Accident Research Centre

Affiliation: Monash University

Professor Judith Charlton is Director of the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) and leads the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Injury and Violence Prevention. Judith is a behavioural scientist with expertise in ageing, cognition, developmental psychology and movement science. Judith leads the Behavioural Safety Science research theme. Her team is recognised as the leading research group in Australia on the safety of older and impaired drivers, pedestrian and cyclists, and child passenger safety. The team’s research has been influential in shaping policy and practice in the management of safe mobility of vulnerable road users in Australia and internationally. Judith manages several international collaborations including the Ozcandrive older driver cohort study conducted in collaboration with the Canadian-led project, Candrive. Ozcandrive is the first longitudinal study to monitor 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

US Transportation Research Board (TRB) Driver Medical Review Committee;
Technical Working Group, NHMRC ‘National Best Practice Guidelines on the safe restraint of children travelling in cars’

Chair, Naturalistic Driving Research Symposium Organising Committee and Scientific Committee

International Conference on Transport and Health Scientific Committee

Driving Assessment 2019 Scientific Review Committee

US Transportation Research Board (TRB) Sub-Committee, Ageing, Gender and Transportation [ANB60 (1)]

US Transportation Research Board (TRB) Sub-Committee, Driver Medical Review [ANB60 (2)]

ISO Task Force on Naturalistic Driving Studies (ISO TC22 SC39 WG8).

Director of BrainLink (A community service initiative for people with brain injury)