Professor Christine McDonald

Medical Director

Professor McDonald is Director of the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at Austin Health, and was honorary CEO of IBAS between 2009 and 2015. Her research interests include chronic lung disease and its management, including pulmonary rehabilitation and oxygen therapy. In June 2018, Professor McDonald became a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to respiratory and sleep medicine as a clinician-researcher, administrator and mentor, and to professional medical organisations.


AM, FAHMS, MBBS (Hons), FRACP, PhD, F Thor Soc, AO




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Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a chronic lung condition that causes stiff lungs and restricts sufferers from taking a deep breath. Exercise in a gym, or swimming, walking or riding a bike, can help...

HEALTHY MALES AND FEMALES WANTED FOR SLEEP STUDYHEALTHY MALES AND FEMALES WANTED FOR SLEEP STUDY

Interested to participate in a study investigating the effect of fatigue on driving performance?

Notch monitoring in sleepNOTCH MONITORING IN SLEEP

Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing is abnormal during sleep. There are two main forms of sleep apnea: obstructive and central. For obstructive sleep apnea, breathing is reduced because the airway...

IBAS Success in 2022 AMRF Research Grant SchemeIBAS SUCCESS IN 2022 AMRF RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME

Congratulations to the following IBAS staff members who have been successful in obtaining research funding from the Austin Medical Research Foundation (AMRF) for 2022.

Dr Marnie Graco receives the Rob Pierce grantDR MARNIE GRACO RECEIVES THE ROB PIERCE GRANT

Honouring a legacy: The prestigious 2021 Rob Pierce Grant in Aid is awarded to Dr Marnie Graco, a physiotherapist and implementation scientist from IBAS.

IBAS researcher is awarded TSANZ prize in 2021IBAS RESEARCHER IS AWARDED TSANZ PRIZE IN 2021

Dr Anna Ridgers, Respiratory and Sleep Physician and IBAS Associate Researcher, has been awarded best oral presentation at the TSANZ annual scientific meeting in the interventional pulmonology category.

Dept of Respiratory & Sleep Medicine and IBAS WinnersDEPT OF RESPIRATORY & SLEEP MEDICINE AND IBAS WINNERS

DRSM and IBAS members were well-represented in the awards by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science (ANZSRS).

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