Professor Mark Woodward

Professor Mark Woodward is one of the world’s most widely published and highly-cited biostatistician/epidemiologists. He has played a leadership role in many landmark research projects in related fields, including sex/gender differences in non-communicable diseases; epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases in Asia; vascular risk scores; prevention of complications of diabetes; causes and outcomes of renal disease; and […]

Professor Tuan Nguyen

Professor Nguyen is highly recognised nationally and internationally as a leader in the field of osteoporosis research. Among much pioneering and influential work (>25,000 citations, H index 76), his development of assessment tools for identifying people at high-risk of fracture has helped millions of people worldwide. As a principal investigator of the Dubbo Osteoporosis Epidemiology […]

Professor Anthony Rodgers

Professor Anthony Rodgers has played an internationally recognised role in measuring major risks to health, being appointed by WHO to author their annual report. He co-initiated numerous landmark studies in cardiovascular disease prevention/treatment, including the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration, involving more than 50 studies and 600,000 participants. Rodgers also developed the first m-Health smoking […]

Professor Philip O’Connell

Professor Philip O’Connell is a clinician scientist and an international leader in transplantation medicine. He is director of one the largest transplant centres in Australia and is a Centre Director at the Westmead Institute of Medical Research. As immediate past-president of The Transplantation Society he provided international leadership on science, education and public policy in […]

Professor Donald Nutbeam

Don Nutbeam is Professor of Public Health at the University of Sydney, and a Senior Advisor at the Sax Institute. His career has included senior leadership positions in universities, government, and health services. He is a public health scientist with research interests in social and behavioural determinants of health, and in the development and evaluation […]

Professor Richard Lock

Professor Richard Lock is an acknowledged authority in the field of leukaemia. His work has not only resulted in the most clinically relevant experimental model to investigate paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, he was also the first to draw a direct link between anti-cancer drug-induced cell cycle arrest and their effects on proteins that directly regulate […]

Professor Stephen Leeder

Professor Stephen Leeder AO is the director of the Research and Education Network, Western Sydney Local Health District. He is also an Emeritus Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine at The University of Sydney and editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Epidemiology. Professor Leeder’s academic career includes public health research, educational development and policy […]

Professor Louisa Jorm

Professor Jorm is an acknowledged authority in the areas of health system performance, health surveillance, data linkage and Aboriginal health. She not only led development of the world’s first population health ontology, her subsequent ‘determinants of health’ ontology class was incorporated into the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Health Interventions. Her frequent world-first research […]

Professor Cheryl Jones

Professor Jones is an outstanding clinician scientist whose research spans population health, clinical, and laboratory research. She is internationally recognised as an expert in infectious disease and antimicrobial resistance. Professor Jones is the Stevenson Chair in Paediatrics and Head of the Department of Paediatrics at The University of Melbourne. She is Executive Director of the […]

Professor David Durrheim

Professor Durrheim is a leading public health advocate, researcher and practitioner in surveillance innovation, outbreak response, and immunisation service improvement in Australia and globally. He is expert adviser to WHO in the African and Pacific Regions. His global standing is exemplified by being appointed to the WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization, […]

Professor Enrico Coiera

Professor Coiera is internationally recognised as a leading theoretician and researcher in health informatics, and is amongst the top scientists in the field internationally. His theoretical and applied work has found broad application in the study of information system design, decision-support technologies, clinical communication, patient safety, and bioinformatics.

Professor David Celermajer

Professor David Celermajer is Head of the Discipline of Cardiology at The University of Sydney, and Clinical Director of the Heart Research Institute. A Fellow of the Australian Academy of Sciences since 2006 and an Officer of the Order of Australia since 2014, Professor Celermajer has a sustained contribution to Health Research with career citations […]

Professor Lynne Bilston

Professor Lynne Bilston bridges the gap between biomechanical engineering and medicine, undertaking fundamental research in how soft tissues respond to mechanical loading and applying this across public health and clinical medicine. She has made fundamental advances in soft tissue biomechanics, developing novel imaging and rheological techniques. She has applied this expertise to (i) understanding biomechanics […]

Professor Amanda Baker

Professor Amanda Baker is an internationally renowned clinical psychologist leading a team with the most extensive approach to treating comorbid mental and substance use disorders in the world. She is investigating novel ‘low intensity’ interventions, involving less specialist involvement (e.g., via peer workers) and flexible delivery modes (e.g., online). Uniquely, her research spans all types […]

Professor Glenn Marshall

Professor Glenn Marshall AM is a renowned clinician and researcher in the field of paediatric oncology – having made breakthrough discoveries in both childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and neuroblastoma. As an integral and integrated aspect of Marshall’s research program, he has pursued both the fundamental mechanisms of carcinogenesis and sought to rapidly move these findings […]

Professor Louisa Degenhardt

Louisa Degenhardt’s research on illicit drug use and its health effects has shaped policy at a global level via advice to WHO, UNAIDS, and UNODC. Her data linkage work on opioid dependence has been used internationally to evaluate the benefits risks of addiction treatment. She has published >370 peer reviewed papers, ~190 since 2010; 3 […]

Professor Jeremy Chapman

Honoured “for eminent service to medicine, particularly in the areas of clinical and biomedical research, to the development of ethical policy and practices for organ donation, acquisition and transplantation, and to renal medicine organisations and publications, Jeremy Chapman AC has played significant roles in development of kidney, pancreas and unrelated Bone Marrow Transplantation in Australia. […]

Professor Roger Reddel

Professor Roger Reddel is a medical oncologist and cancer researcher who is internationally recognised for major contributions to understanding cellular immortality – an almost universal characteristic of cancers – and especially the role of telomere lengthening mechanisms. He also has a medical research leadership role as executive director of Children’s Medical Research Institute, and within […]

Professor Georgina Long

GL BSc(UM) PhD MBBS FRACP, Co-Medical Director of Melanoma Institute Australia, and President-elect for the prestigious international ‘Society for Melanoma Research’, is an international key-opinion leader in melanoma medical oncology and translational research, focusing on drivers of response and resistance to novel drugs. GL has published >130 peer-reviewed papers since 2011 (6xNEngJMed), and has obtained […]

Professor Catherine Sherrington

Prof Sherrington is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney. She leads the 17-person Ageing and Physical Disability Research Group within the Institute’s Musculoskeletal Division. Her research focuses on the promotion of physical activity and prevention of falls in older people and […]

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