Leadership team

Students learning in the Medicine & Health facilities at the  Kensington campus

Medicine & Health is a world-class teaching and research environment. We're committed to training the next generation of diverse individuals who will lead the way in transformative and socially responsible medical practice and research. Our Leadership team provides management, guidance and supervision over the programs and operations of Medicine & Health.

Management

Interim Dean Adrienne Torda
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Faculty Executive Director

Senior Vice Dean Education,  Medicine & Health Gary Velan
Senior Vice Dean Education, Medicine & Health
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Senior Vice Dean Research Strategy & Partnerships
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Deputy Dean Research Operations David Simar
Deputy Dean Research Operations
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Deputy Faculty Executive Director

Associate Dean Education (Quality) Anita Heywood
Associate Dean Education (Quality)
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Associate Dean International Holly Seale
Associate Dean International

Associate Dean, Indigenous Maree Toombs
Associate Dean, Indigenous
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Associate Dean Education (Innovation)
Associate Dean, Postgraduate Research Training Nicole Jones
Associate Dean, Postgraduate Research Training
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Phoebe Phillips
Associate Dean, Partnerships & Engagement
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Xiaoqi Feng
Chair of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Head of School

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School of Health Sciences
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School of Medical Sciences Jake Baum
School of Medical Sciences
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Head of School, Optometry & Vision Science Lisa Keay
Head of School, Optometry & Vision Science
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Head of School, Population Health
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Heads of Centres & Institutes

Louisa Jorm headshot
Centre for Big Data Research in Health
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The Kirby Institute Anthony Kelleher
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Centre for Primary Health Care & Equity Margo Barr
Centre for Primary Health Care & Equity
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National Drug & Alchohol Research Centre Michael Farrell
National Drug & Alchohol Research Centre
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Centre of Excellence in Intellectual Disability Health Julian Trollor
Centre of Excellence in Intellectual Disability Health
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Professor Michael Kidd Headshot
Centre for Future Health Systems

Independent Medical Research Institutes
Affiliated with

Centre for Childhood Cancer Research Michelle Haber
Centre for Childhood Cancer Research
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Black Dog Institute Samuel Harvey
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Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Benjamin Kile
Garvan Institute of Medical Research
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Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research
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Professor Matthew Kiernan AM
Neurosciences Research Australia
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The George Institute for Global Health
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Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
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Jackie Curtis headshot
Mindgardens Neuroscience Network
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