Featured experts

Our people are changing the health landscape by conducting pioneering research into prevention and well being. We are breaking new ground on some of the big issues facing our health and social care systems, which include physical activity, lifestyle, ageing and well being, musculoskeletal health, disability and mental health, communication sciences and disorders and cancer diagnosis and rehabilitation.

Associate Professor Chin-Moi Chow

Dr Chow is a lifestyle scientist for sleep. She leads a team of research students who contribute to understanding the role of glycemic index on sleep. The findings have major implications for people with sleep initiation difficulty, since a dietary approach could potentially help these people. Dr. Chow has mentored many research higher degree students, who are making important contributions to knowledge and will go on to make broader contributions to society.

Professor Patrick Brennan

Professor Brennan is a recognised leader in medical imaging optimisation and radiological perception. His research involves exploring novel technologies and techniques that enhance the detection of clinical indicators of disease, whilst minimising risk to the patient. His research has involved most major imaging modalities including X-ray, computerised tomography, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging, with a particular focus on breast and chest imaging.

Associate Professor Lee-Fay Low

Dr Low is Associate Professor in Ageing and Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney. Her research interests include dementia, residential aged care, non-pharmacological interventions and working with older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. She has pioneered the Lifestyle Engagement Activity Program (LEAP) for Life - a program which aims to increase social and recreational engagement of home care clients.

Professor Josh Burns

Professor Burns focuses on improving the walking ability of children and adolescents with neurological and musculoskeletal disorders. Professor Burns specialises in researching nerve, muscle and brain diseases with particular interest in Cerebral Palsy, Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease and Muscular Dystrophy.