Professor Christine Jenkins

Professor Christine Jenkins


Head, Respiratory Group
The George Institute for Global Health
Elected in 2021
Citation on election

Professor Christine Jenkins (Head of the Respiratory Group at The George Institute for Global Health) is a renowned authority in the field of airways diseases ‐ in particular Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ‐ whose contributions have spanned from fundamental studies to large NHMRC‐funded trials (230+ publications; H‐index 50).

Professor Jenkins has also contributed extensively to the profession and substantially raised public understanding of health and medical science, having previously served as President of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, and currently Chairing the Board of Lung Foundation Australia ‐ the peak national body for lung health advocacy.

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