Ken Harvey resigns over Swisse deal

The controversial partnership of La Trobe University and vitamin manufacturer, Swisse Wellness has divided the academic community with one prominent public health campaigner resigning from the university in protest.

Dr Ken Harvey (pictured) tended his resignation as Adjunct Associate Professor in La Trobe’s School of Public Health this week claiming the deal between the university and Swisse involved a fundamental conflict of interest.

Last month La Trobe announced that Swisse would be backing a $30 million