Scientific Director

Lisa Hodge PhD

Lisa Hodge, Ph.D – Victoria University (Melbourne, Australia)

Lisa Hodge is the Course Chair and Acting Head of Social Work, Social Work Unit, Allied Health Program, College of Health and Biomedicine at Victoria University, Australia. She holds a Ph.D in Philosophy; a Graduate Certificate in Education (Academic Practice); and a Bachelor of Social Work (First Class Honours) from the University of South Australia, Australia. She is a member of the Human Research Ethics Committee at Victoria University. She has previously worked as a lecturer in Social Work at Charles Darwin University in Darwin, Australia and is currently an Adjunct Research Fellow in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of South Australia, where she is a member of the Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Research Group. She is also a member of the Center for Social Change, at the University of South Australia. She has presented numerous papers at national and international conferences on her research, which includes: eating disorders and self-harm in particular and mental health more broadly, as well as visual and textual research methods and methodologies. Lisa is also the principle owner of a private counselling practice specialising in eating disorders and body image issues.

Scientific Committee

Avkash Jadhav

Avkash Daulatrao Jadhav

University of Mumbai, India

Lucía Sutil

Lucía Sutil

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain

Dr. Karim Gherab

Karim Javier Gherab Martín

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain.

Norma Rodríguez Roldán

Universidad de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Aleska Cordero

Universidad Nacional Abierta, Venezuela