Professor Monica Slavin

Professor Monica Slavin


Director, Infectious Diseases Department
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Elected in 2019
Citation on election

Professor Monica Slavin is Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and a Centre of Research Excellence in Infections in cancer. She is an international leader in the specialised field of infections in patients whose immune systems are compromised. Whilst involved in direct patient care, she has built a research group fostering multidisciplinary collaboration and health services research. She is renowned for her mentorship of a new generation of independent clinician researchers. She has held long term national leadership roles through the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases, published 248 original research articles (cited over 8,000 times), attracted >$10 million dollars in research funding, is editor of six scientific journals and has supervised 12 PhD students.

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