People

Director

Laureate Professor Roger Smith

Distinguished Laureate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health

Deputy Director

Professor Jon Hirst

Professor
School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy

Senior Academic Staff

Conjoint Professor Tamas Zakar

Conjoint Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health

Associate Professor Kym Rae

Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health

Associate Professor Kirsty Pringle

Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy

Dr Hannah Palliser

Research Fellow
School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy

Dr Jonathan Paul

Lecturer
School of Medicine and Public Health

Research Staff

Mrs Maria Bowman

HMRI Research Assistant
School of Medicine and Public Health

Ms Poonam Rani

Research Assistant
School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy

Administrative Staff

Dr John Fitter

Laboratory and Research Manager
School of Medicine and Public Health

Ms Joanne Davies

HMRI Research Assistant
School of Medicine and Public Health

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.