Creina Stockley, MSc, MBA, a clinical pharmacologist, has been for the past 19 years the Health and Regulatory Information Manager at The Australian Wine Research Institute, an independent, not-for–profit research institution. She is an Affiliate Senior Lecturer in the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine at the University of Adelaide. Ms. Stockley is also affiliated with Flinders University through its Higher Degrees program. She has acted as independent expert for the Australian Government Department of Health and Aging, Food Standards Australia New Zealand and DrinkWise Australia, and has given expert evidence at governmental enquiries related to the effects of alcohol on human health.
She is actively involved in the preparation of alcohol policy, such the recent review of the NHMRC Australian Alcohol Guidelines and the National Preventative Health Taskforce’s discussion paper Australia the healthiest country by 2020. She is also a member of National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre’s Young People and Alcohol Project Advisory Group.
Ms. Stockley has been actively involved in clinical and experimental research projects, such as gender differences in alcohol metabolism in conjunction with the University of Melbourne; the potential cancer- and cardio-protective properties of wine, in conjunction with the CSIRO Health Sciences and Nutrition, the University of Western Australia and the Heart Research Institute; and the identification and measurement of potential allergens of wine in conjunction with the Department of Allergy, Immunology and Respiratory Medicine and Monash University at The Alfred. She has published in excess of 40 peer-reviewed papers, 50 non-peer-reviewed papers and four book chapters