Professor Elizabeth Elliott

Professor Elizabeth Elliott


Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health / Consultant Paediatrician
The University of Sydney / The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
Elected in 2016
Citation on election

Elizabeth is an academic paediatrician with a national and international reputation for leadership in medical research, education and advocacy. Her focus is children with rare diseases (including Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders), in immigration detention and developing settings, and Indigenous children. She founded and leads two national surveillance systems – the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit for rare childhood diseases and Paediatric Active Enhanced Disease Surveillance system, and has led the International Network of Paediatric Surveillance Units. She holds a prestigious NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship; is a Consultant for the Australian Human Rights Commission and the WHO; and is Member of the Order of Australia.

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