Senior Director, Professorial Unit, The George Institute (Australia)
Professor of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
Emeritus Professor of Medicine at Flinders University and at the University of Sydney
John Chalmers has an outstanding record in hypertension research, both fundamental and clinical. His groundbreaking research on the role of the brain in the development of hypertension led to his election to Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Science and helped establish Flinders University as a leading international centre in hypertension and neuroscience research.
Simon Finfer is a Professorial Fellow in the Critical Care and Trauma Division at The George Institute for Global Health. He is a practicing critical care physician with an appointment as a Senior Staff Specialist at Royal North Shore Hospital and Director of Intensive Care at the Sydney Adventist Hospital, the largest not-for-profit hospital in New South Wales.
Martin is an Associate Professor at UNSW Sydney, Associate Professor of Medicine at Concord Hospital Clinical School (part of the Sydney Medical School), Director of the Renal and Metabolic Division in the George Institute and a clinical nephrologist in the Renal Dept at Concord Repatriation and General Hospital. He works extensively in the ANZ Society of Nephrology in renal guidelines and clinical policy.
Director of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation,
Deputy Director, George Institute Australia
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
Dip App Sci
BMed Chem (Hon 1)
Dr Parisa Glass is the Deputy Director for the George Institute Australia. In this role, she leads all facets of operational activity across the George Institute Australia. Parisa is also the Director of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation with The George Institute for Global Health. In this capacity, she manages the social entrepreneurship and innovation program which is designed to increase number of profit-with-purpose businesses at the George Institute.
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
Clinical Professor and Head, Respiratory Discipline, University of Sydney
Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Thoracic Medicine, Concord Hospital
Christine Jenkins is Head of the Respiratory Group at The George institute for Global Health; Senior Staff Specialist in Thoracic Medicine at Concord Hospital, Sydney; Clinical Professor and Head of Respiratory Discipline at University of Sydney; and Professor of Respiratory Medicine at UNSW Sydney.
Professor John A Myburgh AO, is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, University of New South Wales; Director of the Critical Care Division at the George Institute for Global Health and Senior Intensive Care Physician at the St George Hospital, Sydney.
Professor of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
Professor Rodgers has a track record in cardiovascular disease prevention, innovation and public-private partnerships, with an interest in scale-able interventions to address major risks to health. He is currently Acting Director of the Cardiovascular Division at The George Institute, Australia.
Bala Venkatesh is a Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the University of Queensland, a Pre-Eminent specialist in Intensive Care Medicine at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Deputy Director of Intensive Care Medicine at the Wesley Hospital.
Professor of Statistics and Epidemiology, University of Oxford
Professor of Medical Statistics, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
Working in the Professorial Advisory Unit of The George Institute, Mark is also a Professor of Medical Statistics at UNSW Sydney, Professor of Statistics and Epidemiology at the University of Oxford and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University.
Head of Advocacy and Policy Impact and Director of World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Salt Reduction, The George Institute for Global Health
Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
Honorary Associate Professor, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
MA (Development Studies)
PhD (Public Health)
Jacqui is responsible for the establishment of a new program on global advocacy and research impact at the George Institute and is an Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales and Sydney University.
Head of Health Economics and Process Evaluation Program
Co-Director, Health System Science
Professor of Health Economics, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
Stephen Jan is Head of the Health Economics and Process Evaluation Program and Co-Director, Health System Science at the George Institute for Global Health and Conjoint Professor at the University of New South Wales.