Professor Carmel Hawley

Professor Carmel Hawley


Director, Haemodialysis Services
Princess Alexandra Hospital
Elected in 2019
Citation on election

Professor Carmel Hawley is an Academic Clinical Nephrologist, and in recognition of her substantial involvement in kidney disease research, was recently awarded the Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Medal. However, her greatest contribution has been as the principal driver, and inaugural Chair of the Executive Operations Secretariat for the Australasian Kidney Trials Network (AKTN). The major goal of the AKTN is to conduct investigator initiated randomised controlled trials in nephrology to improve the evidence base in this discipline, and to build research skills and capabilities across the kidney care community. With a strong international profile, AKTN’s research has impacted both clinical practice and policy creation.

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