Professor Anne-Louise Ponsonby

Professor Anne-Louise Ponsonby has extensive experience in the design, conduct, and analysis of population-based studies and trials. She is a co PI of a large birth cohort that generated knowledge, translated into action, that led to an 80% reduction in sudden infant death syndrome incidence in Australia, from 1.9 per 1,000 live births in 1990 […]

Professor James Best

Professor James Best is a distinguished endocrinologist who has made highly significant contributions to diabetes research including in discovery research and research into clinical problems including in regional Australia, primary care and the indigenous community. He has also been an outstanding leader in academic medicine in Australia and Singapore and is recognised globally as a […]

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 Danielle Mazza

Professor Danielle Mazza is an internationally distinguished general practice clinician researcher and Head of the Department of General Practice at Monash University. Her research and leadership have been highly influential in reducing inequities in access and improving the quality of clinical care delivered in general practice in women’s sexual and reproductive health, preventive care, the […]

Professor Mandana Nikpour

Professor Mandana Nikpour, rheumatologist, epidemiologist and NHMRC Fellow at the University of Melbourne is a globally recognised researcher in connective tissue diseases, scleroderma and lupus. Her prize-winning multidisciplinary research has informed understanding of disease aetiology and led to development of outcome measures, screening tests, and clinical trials of novel therapies, shaping international practice guidelines. She […]

Professor Sant-Rayn Pasricha

Professor Sant-Rayn Pasricha is a haematologist, epidemiologist and molecular biologist who leads the world’s most preeminent research program on global health anaemia control, with a record of resolving key evidence gaps, making transformative scientific discoveries, and translating knowledge into policy at the highest international level through multiple WHO guidelines. He has first/ senior author publications […]

Professor Erica Wood

Professor Erica Wood is an international authority on blood transfusion and Australia’s leading expert in transfusion practice and research. She Heads Monash University’s Transfusion Research Unit and is consultant haematologist at Monash Health. Her research has generated knowledge to improve transfusion supportive care and built national research capacity benefitting patients, blood donors and the community. […]

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 Andrew Wei

Professor Andrew Wei is an internationally recognised leader in the field of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). He has led nationwide trial development in Australia for 14 years as the AML chair for the ALLG. His laboratory has made pre-clinical contributions to the clinical development of BH3-mimetics in AML culminating in the regulatory approval of venetoclax […]

Professor Shyamali Dharmage

Professor Shyamali Dharmage is a world-recognised leader in epidemiology of chronic lung diseases whose research has led to paradigm changes, generated a new field of research (‘pre-COPD’) and changed guidelines worldwide. Her recognition of excellence is evidenced by national/international advisory board invitations (e.g. Lancet Commissioner in COPD), invited presentations (>90) and multiple prestigious awards (e.g. […]

Professor Martha Hickey

Professor Martha Hickey is Australia’s leading research gynaecologist with a clinical and research focus on menopause. In addition to leading Australia’s largest menopause service, her research has driven evidence-based care in menopause internationally including new treatments, models of care, evidence synthesis, clinical guidelines. Critically, her research has embedded the patient voice into menopause research. Despite […]

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 Susan Walker

Professor Susan Walker is a Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist and clinical academic. She is Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and co-Director of Mercy Perinatal. Her research focuses on improving the detection of fetal growth restriction-the single biggest risk factor for stillbirth. She also co-leads international clinical trials of medications to prevent and […]

Professor Ego Seeman

Professor Ego Seeman is recognised as a global leader in the field of bone health through a series of studies that have transformed our understanding of the pathogenesis and treatment of osteoporosis. His pioneering studies on bone growth in utero, and delineation of sex and racial differences in bone architecture during growth help explain the […]

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 Paul Fitzgerald

Professor Paul Fitzgerald is an academic psychiatrist expert in experimental studies and clinical trials for development of novel treatment options for patients with depression, schizophrenia, OCD, PTSD, autism and Alzheimer’s disease. He is a global authority in repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS). He’s had continual NHMRC grant support for 20 years and $10+ million in […]

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