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 Bob Williamson AO FRS FAA FAHMS
- University of Melbourne, Honorary Senior Principal Fellow (Professor), Department of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
- Research expertise: Brain disorders, biotechnology, pediatrics, rare diseases, clinical research
- Committee member: Emeritus Professor Ian Frazer AC FRS FAA FTSE FAHMS
- The University of Queensland, Chair, Foundation Board, Translational Research Institute
- Research expertise: Cancer, immunoregulation in skin and skin cancer, Immunotherapy for HPV-associated infections, and novel approaches to immunisation
- Committee member: Professor John Mattick FAA
- University of New South Wales Sydney, School of Biotech & Biomolecular Science
- Research expertise: Genomic programming
- Committee member: Professor Bronwyn Kingwell FAA
- University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
- Research expertise: Cardiovascular system, metabolic and endocrine systems, heart disease, diabetes