IBAS Fellows are those engaged in self-initiated research/education consistent with the aims of IBAS. They are at a level to take full scientific and ethical responsibility for a project.

Dr Nick AntoniadesRespiratory and Sleep Consultant
Prof Vasso ApostolopoulosConsulting Fellow
Dr Maree BarnesSleep Consultant
Prof Rinaldo BellomoStaff Specialist, Intensive Care Unit
Professor David BerlowitzResearch Leader - SHiQ Program (IBAS)
Associate Prof Susan BerneyManager of Physiotherapy
Dr Russell ConduitSenior Lecturer, School of Health Sciences
Dr Narelle CoxPostdoctoral Research Fellow
A/Prof Kate CrowleyPost Doctoral Research Fellow
Prof Linda DenehyHead of The School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne
Dr Karen DeteringMedical Director, Advance Care Planning
Dr Luke DowneySenior Research Fellow
Dr Elif EkinciClinician Researcher
Dr Petranel FerraoSenior Research Fellow (Honorary)
Alan GemmillIBAS Fellow
Dr Nicole GohRespiratory and Sleep Consultant
Assoc Prof Paul GowDeputy Director Gastroenterology, Liver Transplant Unit
Dr Marnie GracoTranslation Leader
A/Prof Graeme HartIBAS Fellow
A/Prof Mark Ji-Liang HewHead of Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology
Dr Catherine HillSenior Respiratory Physiotherapist
Prof Anne HollandProfessor of Physiotherapy
Associate Professor Mark HowardDirector, Victorian Respiratory Support Service
Dr Melinda JacksonPost Doctoral Research Fellow
A/Prof Amy JordanSenior Lecturer, School of Psychological Science
Prof Gerard KennedyProfessor of Clinical Psychology
Dr Annemarie LeeSenior Physiotherapist
Dr Han LimCardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Associate Professor Anne LowellPrincipal Research Fellow
Professor Christine McDonaldDirector, Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Dr Lachlan MilesStaff Specialist and Consultant Anaesthetist
Prof Jeannette Milgrom AMDirector, Department of Clinical & Health Psychology, Austin Health
A/Prof Paul MitchellSenior Specialist Medical Oncology
A/Prof Peter MountConsultant, Renal Unit
Dr Christian NicholasResearch Fellow
Dr Mehrdad NikfarjamAssociate Professor, Department of Surgery - Austin Health
Dr Fergal O'DonoghueRespiratory & Sleep Consultant
Dr Christian OsadnikSenior Lecturer / Research Fellow, Monash University, Peninsula
Assoc Prof Philip PeytonIBAS Fellow
Prof David PowerDirector, Nephrology
Dr Muhammad Aziz RahmanSenior Lecturer
Prof Shantha RajaratnamHonorary Research Fellow
Prof Stephen RobinsonProfessor, Research
Peter RochfordHead Scientist, Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Prof Christopher RoweDirector, Molecular Imaging & Therapy
Dr Abbey SawyerResearch Assistant
Prof Sheree SmithProfessor, Western Sydney University
Dr Jo Lene SpongResearch Assistant
A/Prof Piyush SrivastavaCardiology Consultant
Dr Michael SutherlandRespiratory Consultant
Dr Jeanette TamplinPost Doctoral Research Fellow (Melbourne University)
Assoc Prof Jason TrubianoIBAS Fellow
Professor Ross VlahosHead of Respiratory Research Group, RMIT University
Dr Christopher WorsnopRespiratory and Sleep Consultant
Dr Matias YudiInterventional Cardio Fellow


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