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20 years of expanding access to health

Professor Vivekanand Jha was originally attracted to working at the Institute by its novel approach to research and its global mandate. These days he finds himself working on tough health challenges closer to home.  

20 years of success in stroke treatment

Neurologist Professor Craig Anderson has played a key role in The George Institute's efforts to improve stroke treatment.

20 years of project management

Over the past two decades, researchers’ findings have improved millions of lives – but there are less well-known staff behind the scenes who play just as pivotal a role, like Helen Monaghan.

20 years of reducing injury

Injury prevention research has always been part of The George Institute’s DNA.  Head of the School of Public Health and Community Medicine at UNSW Sydney, Professor Rebecca Ivers was a key figure in the program’s early development.

20 years of game - changing kidney research

For two decades, The George Institute has been at the forefront of global efforts to improve kidney disease treatment around the world, as Professor Vlado Perkovic explains.

20 years of influence

For two decades, The George Institute has searched for new ways to influence health decision makers so that lives can be improved around the world, says Executive Director of The George Institute, Australia, Professor Bruce Neal.

20 years of challenging the status quo

From its first days, The George Institute has always been thinking big and challenging the status quo, as Professor Anushka Patel explains.

20 years of fostering talent

Professor John Chalmers AC has been part of The George Institute’s story from the very beginning.

20 years of vision to reality

As Executive Assistant to The George Institute co-founder Robyn Norton for the last 19 years, Kristina McDaid has had a unique perspective on the growth of the organisation.

For co-founder and Principal Director Professor Stephen MacMahon AO, The George Institute has always been about finding affordable, scalable solutions for the world’s biggest health problems. 

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