University of Sydney Health and Medical Research Strategic Review

The Health and Medical Research Strategic Review was initiated to ensure that the University is well-placed to advance our interests and continue to hold our strong position in health and medical research.

The Review followed the major reviews commissioned by the State and Federal governments and is being held before an anticipated call from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) for the recognition of advanced health centres.

Who conducted the review

Peter Wills AC, chaired the review committee.

In addition to Mr Wills, other members of the review committee included:

Prof. Michael Good, AO Australia Fellow, Griffith University
Prof. Stephen Leeder, AO Chairman, Western Sydney Local Health District
Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy
Hon. Ron Phillips Chairman, Sydney Local Health District
Prof. Carol Pollock Chairman, Northern Sydney Local Health District
Prof. Medicine, Northern Clinical School
Kolling Institute of Medical Research
Prof. Russell Lansbury, AM Emeritus Professor, Sydney Business School
Prof. Jill Trewhella Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research
Prof. Bruce Robinson, AM Chairman, Division of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy
Prof. Kathryn Refshauge Dean, Division of Health Sciences

Reporting and outcomes of the Review

The review reported to the Vice-Chancellor, providing the following: