Awards & Memberships


Postgraduate Awards

  • Excellence in Post-Graduate Teaching, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, November 2009
  • National Heart Foundation Career Development Fellow, 2006-2010
  • John Yu Scholarship, Career Development Award, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, 2001
  • Registrar of the Year, Mentorship and Training, St Vincent’s Hospital, 1998
  • Victor Chang Award for Surgical Research, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, June 1995
  • Young Investigators Travel Grant, Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand, (to attend meeting in San Francisco, April 1995)
  • Cardiovascular Research Award, St Vincent’s Symposium, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, September, 1994
  • Young Investigators Award, Surgical Research Society of Australasia, Sydney, August, 1994
  • Young Investigators Award, Australasian Chapter of the International Society for Heart Research, Winifred Naylor Travel Grant, Adelaide, August 1994
  • Ralph Reader Young Investigators Award, Finalist, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Adelaide, August 1994
  • Young Investigators Award, Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand, May 1994
  • St Vincent’s Hospital Research Grant for Cardiology Research, 1994
  • Vascular Research Scholarship, St Vincent’s Hospital, 1993

Undergraduate Awards

  • Foundation Graduates Medal for “Fellowship and Leadership” 1990, UNSW
  • Royal Australasian College of Ophthalmologists Undergraduate Medal. ‘The causes of blindness in the developing world’


  • American Heart Association Professional Member
  • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Ordinary Member
  • Transplant Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation


  • New South Wales, United Kingdom, United States

Research Supervision

Completion of PhD theses, Primary Supervisor

  • 2009 Dr Jonathan Egan, The role of myocardial membrane proteins and myocardial oedema in postoperative myocardial dysfunction.University of Sydney.
  • 2009 Dr Carol Gar-YookAu, Duchenne muscular dystrophy and associated cardiomyopathy: focus on aquaporins and cardiac fibrosis. University of Sydney.
  • Our Partners:

  • Heart Centre Children
  • The Childrens Hospital Westmead
  • The University Sydney
  • Fracs
  • St Vincents Hospital