Professor Kathryn North: How to never be bored (2021)

“One thing I love about my job and my career is that I’m never, ever bored.” Professor Kathryn North AC, Director of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the David Danks Professor of Child Health Research at the University of Melbourne. She speaks at the Academy’s Victorian Life as a Clinician-Scientist 2021 symposium.

Professor Eric Morand: I wonder what I’ll be when I grow-up? (2021)

“I never wanted to become a specialist, nor a researcher, and certainly not an administrator. Now I am all three and wouldn’t change a thing.” Professor Eric Morand, Head of the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, and Head of the Monash Health Rheumatology Unit. He spoke at the Victorian Life as a Clinician-Scientist […]

Professor Stephen O’Leary: The life of a surgeon-scientist (2021)

“If you’ve been trained as a clinician, you know the best will come out if you combine a deep fundamental knowledge, but also if you follow your heart in terms of motivation. It’s really important, early in your career, to have a broad curiosity across your discipline.” Professor Stephen O’Leary, William Gibson Chair in Otolaryngology […]

Professor Rachelle Buchbinder: A career built on serendipity not planning (2021)

Professor Rachelle Buchbinder AO, is the inaugural Director, Monash-Cabrini Department Musculoskeletal Health and Clinical Epidemiology, and a Professor in the Monash University Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. Professor Buchbinder said the combination of clinical research and clinical practice meant you could have a doubly rewarding career with “long-term outcomes from research, and […]

Professor Alex Hewitt: A Tale of Two Cities (2021)

Professor Alex Hewitt spoke from his Tasmanian office at our 2021 Victorian Life as a Clinician-Scientist symposium. Professor Alex Hewitt is a Principal Research Fellow at the Menzies Institute for Medical Research at the University of Tasmania, as well as a Principal Investigator at the Centre for Eye Research Australia. His major research interests lie […]