Newcastle professor to lead Australasian medical college
A world leader in gastroenterology and Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University’s Faculty of Health, Professor Talley said he was honoured and humbled to be elected by his peers to the prestigious position.
“This is an exciting time for the college and there are many opportunities,” Professor Talley said.
“I am particularly keen to ensure the highest quality of training across Australia and New Zealand, and support growing the rural and academic workforce of the future.”
The author of more than 700 original articles in peer-reviewed literature, Professor Talley is considered one of the world’s leading authorities in clinical stomach research.
Professor Talley was formerly Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida where he held the rank of Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and was the Foundation Professor of Medicine at the University of Sydney, Nepean Hospital.
Professor Talley is a fellow of the RACP, Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine, Royal College of Physicians in the United Kingdom and the American College of Physicians.
The RACP trains, educates and advocates on behalf of more than 13,500 medical specialists and 5,000 trainees, across Australia and New Zealand. The College represents more than 32 medical specialties from paediatrics and child health to cardiology, oncology and public health medicine.