Professor David Le Couteur

Professor David Le Couteur


Professor of Geriatric Medicine
University of Sydney and Concord RG Hospital
Elected in 2017
Citation on election

David Le Couteur is a geriatrician and clinical pharmacologist who was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (2016), awarded the Rand Medal, Australasian Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology (2015) and Abrams award, American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (2013) for his contributions to geriatric pharmacology, ageing research and drug regulatory affairs. He has over 300 publications and chapters related to geriatric pharmacology and ageing biology. He is Director of the Centre for Education and Research on Ageing (University of Sydney) and is an advocate for ageing research and improved use of medications in older people.

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