Professor Helen Marshall

Professor Helen Marshall


Professor in Vaccinology and Deputy Director, Robinson Research Institute
The University of Adelaide
Elected in 2021
Citation on election

Professor Helen Marshall is an international leader in vaccinology and infectious disease epidemiology, with significant and sustained achievement in vaccine research and translation to practice and policy. Her work underpins changes in vaccination practise for children, adolescents, and pregnant women in Australia and internationally. Her leadership of the largest interventional herd immunity RCT globally, published in NEJM, informs meningococcal vaccine programs worldwide.

As Deputy Director of the Robinson Research Institute and NHMRC Practitioner Fellow, Professor Marshall contributes extensively to national (ATAGI) and international (WHO) immunisation policy, is recognised by many awards including NHMRC “10 of the Best”, and is a vocal public advocate for immunisation.

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