Professor Garry Jennings is Director of Baker IDI. He is Past President of the Asia Pacific Society of Hypertension, the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI), and of the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia and Head of a WHO Collaborating Centre. He is Associate Editor of the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. A cardiologist at The Alfred Hospital and Adjunct Professor at Monash University, he performed landmark studies of the benefits of exercise, sympathetic pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease, cardiac hypertrophy, indigenous cardiovascular health and clinical trials. He has published over 400 papers in peer-reviewed journals cited over 18,500 times.