Dr Constantine Gasser is a Senior Data Officer in the Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies team. He has worked at AIFS in the Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies team since March 2018, in both the Research & Analysis and Survey Methodology teams. Constantine has worked on Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, including co-authoring and conducting analyses for technical papers and Annual Statistical Reports, and has several years’ experience using the statistical program Stata. In 2019, he completed a PhD at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. This PhD focused on diet, obesity and socioeconomic status in children and adolescents, and included four peer-reviewed publications in leading international journals.
Constantine has presented at various forums, including LSAC’s Child Health CheckPoint retreats and the 2018 AIFS Conference, and was interviewed by Dr Norman Swan on ABC Radio National regarding his systematic review and meta-analysis that was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Outside of work, Constantine is actively involved in adjudicating secondary school debates for the Debaters Association of Victoria, enjoys cycling, and is a passionate Western Bulldogs supporter and member.