Professor Ingrid Winship

Professor Ingrid Winship


Chair, Adult Clinical Genetics
The Royal Melbourne Hospital
Elected in 2021
Citation on election

Professor Ingrid Winship AO FAHMS, clinician scientist in clinical genetics, cancer genetics and genodermatology, is a leader in genetics research and health services. She is Chair of the Australian Health Ethics Committee and a member of the NHMRC Council. Professor Winship has translated research in genetics and cancer prevention into state-of-the-art clinical services, alongside person centred care, innovation, community engagement, teaching, succession planning and mentoring.

In 2020, Professor Winship received the award of the Order of Australia in recognition of her “distinguished service to medicine particularly to clinical genetics and research, to cancer prevention, and as a role model and mentor.”

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