Dr Melissa Opozda

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Melissa Opozda is a health psychologist in private practice and a postdoctoral researcher in the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health, Adelaide Medical School.

Her clinical and research interests include:
- Overweight, obesity, and bariatric surgery;
- Sustainable health behaviour change (e.g. re: smoking, alcohol, exercise, eating);
- Psychological difficulties related to chronic and acute health issues;
- Chronic health condition self-management;
- Primary care patient interactions;
- Parent/carer/sibling stress (especially re: persons with a disability or health issue); and
- Blood, organ, and tissue donation/transplantation.

  • Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Phone: 83135351
  • Email: melissa.opozda@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 3770
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: SAHMRI, floor 7
  • Org Unit: Medical Specialties

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