Professor Angela Webster

Professor Angela Webster focusses on leveraging maximum value and efficiency from existing health data through integrating evidence to shape health service delivery. She has an international reputation for meta-analysis, and for linking health data, including developing and applying new methodology to answer questions prioritized by clinicians and patients. She is particularly interested in moving beyond […]

Professor Stuart Tangye

Professor Stuart Tangye heads the Immunology & Immunodeficiency Lab at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney. A Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher since 2018, he is internationally recognised for his expertise and leadership in the fields of human molecular and cellular immunology and inborn errors of immunity (IEI) which result in genetic immune diseases. Combined […]

Professor Clara Chow

Professor Clara Chow is clinician scientist internationally recognised as an innovator in cardiovascular disease prevention and care delivery. Prof. Chow’s digital health innovation work has attracted national and international awards from government, peak academic bodies, and industry. As first female President of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Prof Chow has shaped the […]

Professor Lyn Gilbert

Professor Lyn Gilbert, is an internationally recognised clinician-researcher. She has made major contributions, nationally and internationally, to public health policy and infectious disease diagnosis and surveillance, through influential studies of epidemiology, infection prevention and control (IPC), and ethical implications of diseases of public health importance. She has been a member/chair of numerous NSW and Commonwealth […]

Professor Rebecca Ivers

Professor Rebecca Ivers is an Australian research leader in the field of public health, with a focus on injury prevention and trauma care research. She has a distinguished track record of research that has significantly advanced our understanding of the burden, prevention and care of injury across the life course. Her research has contributed substantively […]

Professor Julie Redfern

Professor Redfern is a clinician-researcher and leader in preventive cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation, digital health and physiotherapy. Her research identified evidence-practice gaps in secondary prevention of heart disease and found patients not participating in traditional cardiac rehabilitation were at the greatest risk. In pursuit of better care for more patients, she conceived and led many cohort […]

Professor Joshua Burns

Professor Joshua Burns is Professor of Paediatric Neuromuscular Rehabilitation at the University of Sydney and a world authority on the measurement and management of inherited neuropathy. As Head of the University of Sydney’s School of Health Sciences, he is in a unique position to unlock the potential of allied health clinician-researcher workforce. As Director of […]

Professor Johanna Westbrook

Professor Johanna Westbrook is internationally recognised for health informatics research. She built and leads the largest health informatics evaluation research team in Australia (45 staff). Her research has extended to aged-care and her expert testimony informed the recommendations of the Aged Care Royal Commission. Her impact is reflected in publications (h-index-73, >20,500 citations) and research […]

Professor Rebecca Ivers

Professor Rebecca Ivers – Head of the UNSW School of Population Health – is an Australian research leader in the field of public health, with a focus on injury prevention and trauma care research. She has a distinguished track record of research that has significantly advanced our understanding of the burden, prevention and care of […]

Professor Gail Matthews

Professor Gail Matthews is Head of the Therapeutic Vaccine and Research Program at the Kirby Institute UNSW, as well as Head of Infectious Diseases at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. Her background is in HIV, viral hepatitis and strategic therapeutic clinical trials, and has expanded over the last 3-years to include a strong research portfolio and […]

Dr Norman Swan

Dr Norman Swan has been Australia’s top health and medical science broadcaster for the last four decades, producing and delivering radio and TV programs across all areas. He is nationally and internationally recognised as an outstanding communicator to educate the public about the latest research in health, disease, treatments and research. Dr Swan has championed […]

Professor Kristine Macartney

Professor Kristine Macartney is a vaccinologist, infectious diseases paediatrician and Director of the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS). She is an expert on vaccine safety, policy and implementation, and vaccine preventable viral diseases, including influenza, SARS-CoV-2 (cause of COVID-19), rotavirus and varicella-zoster. Professor Macartney is a member of WHO advisory groups, including […]

Professor Sarah Hilmer

Professor Sarah Hilmer is nationally and internationally recognised for excellence in geriatric pharmacology. She has made significant, sustained contributions to the field since her PhD was awarded in 2005, with over 300 publications and 10,000 citations, and national and international collaborations. She has chaired institutional, state and international committees aiming to advance clinical pharmacology and […]

Professor Michael Friedlander

Professor Michael Friedlander has an extensive track record of research into gynaecological and breast malignancies, with major focus on innovative clinical trials in ovarian cancer and using patient reported outcomes as endpoints in clinical trials. His extensively cited and influential work has led to important, lasting changes in clinical cancer treatment and improved patient outcomes. […]

Professor Dominic Dwyer

Professor Dominic Dwyer is a clinical virologist and infectious diseases physician, trained in Sydney with doctoral research undertaken at the Institut Pasteur, Paris. He is the NSW Director of Public Health Pathology, and Director of the Institute Of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research (ICPMR) at Westmead. He is an expert in emerging infections, an investigator […]

Professor Bruce Robinson

Professor Bruce Robinson has received national and international recognition through awards and invitations to speak and write on endocrine tumours. He has forged links with countries in SE Asia including Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and China and has assisted in training hundreds of health professionals from these countries. He has reformed curricula locally and is working […]

Professor Warwick Anderson

Professor Warwick Anderson is a distinguished historian of the biomedical and biological sciences, whose research has transformed our understanding of colonial and tropical medicine, and helped to explain the development of global health. His conceptual histories of the recent biomedical sciences, especially immunology, have enriched scientists’ knowledge of the development of their discipline and enhanced […]

Professor Kaarin Anstey

Professor Kaarin Anstey is a world leader in cognitive ageing and dementia risk reduction. Her program of research has contributed to the evidence base on dementia prevention through identification and quantification of risk factors for dementia, the development of risk assessment tools and implementation of interventions. Professor Anstey’s work has directly informed informed public policy […]

Professor Ron Grunstein

Professor Ron Grunstein MBBS MD PhD FRACP FAHMS AM is the leading sleep medicine clinician-researcher in Australia and one of the world leaders in this discipline. He has been engaged in the field from its early origins and has played a major role in the development of the academic, clinical, professional and policy aspects of […]

Professor Kirsten Howard

Professor Kirsten Howard is an internationally acknowledged leader in health economics. She is Co-Director of the Menzies Centre for Health Policy and Economics, and leads a health economics group with internationally recognised expertise in patient and community preference elicitation, quality of life and wellbeing measurement, and economic evaluation. With research funding as CI in excess […]

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