Professor Christopher Del Mar

Professor Christopher Del Mar


Professor of Public Health
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University
Elected in 2015
Citation on election

I am an academic general practitioner, currently Professor of Public Health. Formerly Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research), and simultaneously Dean of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond University – where I successfully started the first private Australian university medical program –  I was previously Professor of General Practice at the University of Queensland.
A well-known evidence-based practice expert, I have written 3 books on this, and am Co-ordinating Editor of the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections group.  My research helps translate research into clinical practice, using meta-analysis, as well as primary research methods, and has influenced prescribing worldwide for acute respiratory infection.

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