National Committee for Medicine and Public Health

The National Committee for Medicine and Public Health fosters health and medical sciences in Australia and links Australian and overseas medical scientists.

The provides advice on national/international policy debates on medical research and health policy issues through Academy submissions to government. Issues of particular importance include funding, workforce and career development, equity, and research conduct and integrity.


Reports and activities


  • Chair: Professor John Mattick FAA
    • University of New South Wales Sydney, School of Biotech & Biomolecular Science
    • Research expertise: Functional genomics, medicine, biochemistry, molecular biology, computational biology, bioinformatics, sequencing, genetics.

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