Professor Christine Kilpatrick

Professor Christine Kilpatrick


Chief Executive
Melbourne Health
Elected in 2015
Citation on election

Although for several decades Professor Kilpatrick contributed to improving health outcomes through clinical practice and research, her key contribution and of relevance to Fellowship of the Academy has been her leadership roles in which she has ensured a strong and sustainable integration between medical research and health care delivery. This has been achieved through articulating a clear vision, relationship building and creating opportunities for integration. As CEO Royal Children’s Hospital, she has taken a lead role in establishing the Melbourne Children’s the partnership between RCH, University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, to ensure research is embedded in healthcare delivery.

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