Monash professor elected into the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and awarded a Medical Research Future Fund Practitioner Fellowship.

On 19 October 2017, Professor Helena Teede was inducted into the esteemed Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS). This is only the second induction of new Fellows and Professor Teede has been recognised for her outstanding leadership and contributions to health and medical science.

On receiving this honour Professor Teede said, “to be recognised among the most inspirational and impactful of our health and medical researchers nationally is a privilege and is collective recognition of an amazing team I have the fortune to work with and of my exceptional mentors”.

Professor Frazer, President of the Academy, said:
“Health and medical research undertaken by the new Fellows of the Academy, and enabled by government and philanthropic funding, will help to ensure quality and equitable health care as we enter the age of precision medicine.”

The full list of new Fellows, together with their citations on election, is available on the website: http://www.aahms.org/fellowship/

Professor Teede was also awarded a five year Practitioner fellowship in recognition of her research and translation through to health impact. Professor Teede is a clinician at Monash Health, the Director of the Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation and Executive Director of Monash Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre.

Professor Teede noted that, “This fellowship will support leadership roles in women’s health and health care improvement with a strong focus on delivery of research evidence into practice to deliver direct health benefit both in Australia and internationally”.

For further information contact:

Gillian Chamberlain on 03 8572 2627 or Gillian.chamberlain@monash.edu

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