Mr Boden Tighe

Training & Site Support Officer

Qualifications:

Masters of Health Promotion, Deakin University, 2017; Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, Central Queensland University, 2013;

Location:

Brisbane

Biography:

Boden Tighe originates from Rockhampton (Darumbal) and has been involved with a number of grassroots’ organisations (and projects) providing him an extensive insight to the structure and dynamics of the Australian health industry relevant to consumer engagement, education and health advocacy works.

Boden’s special interests lay in sanctioning improved health and wellbeing to ‘special’ populations in regards to exercise, cancer care and illicit drug harm reduction.

Now residing in Brisbane, Boden is the Training and Site Support Officer for the National Indigenous Bowel Screening Program with Menzies School of Health Research (Nov 2017-present).

Prior to commencing with Menzies, Boden was employed as a Cancer Support Coordinator assisting in the social, emotional and practical care of people affected by cancer.

Boden has tertiary qualifications in Exercise and Sport Science and Health Promotion; and has coordinated the delivery of an array of community health awareness and education programs.

  1. Tighe, B, Dunn, M, McKay, FH & Piatkowski, T 2017, ‘Information sought, information shared: Exploring performance and image enhancing drug user-facilitated harm reduction information in online forums’, Harm Reduction Journal, vol. 14, no. 48. DOI 10.1186/s12954-017-0176-8.