Scientific Review Panel (SRP)

Current members of the APSU Scientific Review Panel include:

Professor Carol Bower
Professor Carol Bower

Senior Principal Research Fellow, Division of Population Sciences and Clinical Professor, Centre for Child Health Research, the University of Western Australia, the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.

Current research interests include Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and alcohol in pregnancy, Rett syndrome, neural tube defects and population databases for research.

Professor Bin Jalaludin
Professor Bin Jalaludin

Professor, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales and Director, Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, Sydney South West Area Health Service. His research interests are in air pollution and environmental epidemiology, neighbourhoods and health, analysis of large administrative datasets, as well as in translating research into policy. Professor Jalaludin is currently an investigator on a number of significant research projects funded by the ARC, Environment Protection and Heritage Council, NHMRC, Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation and the Department of Environment and Heritage.

Professor Elizabeth Elliott
Professor Elizabeth Elliott
Director, The Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit.

Professor, Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Sydney and Consultant Paediatrician, The Children's Hospital at Westmead. Director, The Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit.

Associate Professor Yvonne Zurynksi
Associate Professor Yvonne Zurynksi
Director of Research, The Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit

Associate Professor Yvonne Zurynski is the Director of Research at the APSU and takes on the responsibility of the day to day management of the APSU.  The Deputy Directors is involved in the assessment and development of new studies in the APSU and in developing strategic links for the APSU. Associate Professor Zurynski has over fifteen years’ experience in medical research, both as a researcher and research manager. Her experience has encompassed different fields of research ranging from trauma and neurology to primary health and public health research.

Professor David Burgner
Professor David Burgner

Group Leader, Susceptibility to Paediatric Infection Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Honorary Professorial Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Melbourne
Paediatric Infectious Diseases Physician, Monash Children's