SA Tall Poppy Alumnus – Resource Page

Professor Derek Abbott TP 2004 – Photonics
Current – Executive Committee of the Centre for Biomedical Engineering, University of Adelaide

Dr Amanda Able TP 2006 – Agriculture, biotechnology, plant pathogenesis
Current – Deputy Head of School (Learning & Teaching), School of Agriculture Food and Wine,  University of Adelaide

Dr Siobhan Banks TP 2010 – Sleep Research
Current – Research Fellow,Centre for Sleep Research Sleep, University of South Australia

Dr Kirsten Benkendorff TP 2008
Current – Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University

Professor Andrew Bersten TP 2000 – Severe cardiogenic pulmonary oedema
Current – Professor, School of Medicine, Flinders University

Dr Claudine Bonder TP 2009
Current – Head of the Vascular Biology and Cell Trafficking Laboratory, Centre for Cancer Biology

Dr Joanne Bowen TP 2009
Current – Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide

Professor Corey Bradshaw TP 2008
Current – Director of Ecological Modelling, Ecology Evolution and Landscape Science, University of Adelaide

Dr Stuart Brierley TP 2011 – Neuroscience, Gastroenterology
Current – NHMRC Aust Biomedical Fellow, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, University of Adelaide

Dr Laura Brooks TP 2011 – Acoustics
Current – Lecturer, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide

Dr Kathryn Burdon TP 2009
Current – Research Fellow, School of Medicine, Flinders University

Dr Alison Coates TP 2008
Current – Senior Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, University of SA

Associate Professor Toby Coates TP 2004 Immune system
Current – Renal Transplant Nephrologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Dr Janet Coller TP 2007 – Clinical Pharmacology
Current – Research Fellow, School of Pharmacology, University of Adelaide

Dr Catherine Coulter TP 2002 – Endocrinology
Current – Research Fellow, University of Washington

Associate Professor Kutluyil  Dogancay TP 2005
Current – Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of South Australia

Dr Ian Doyle TP 2000
Current – Medical / Resipatory research, Flinders University

Dr Travis Elsdon TP 2009 – Marine Ecology
Current – Consultant with Sinclair Knight Merz

Dr Bradley Ferguson TP 2006
Current – Senior Engineer Tenix Defence

Dr Adam Fletcher TP 2004 – Sleep patterns and fatigue
Current – Senior Research Fellow, University of South Australia

Dr Catherine Gibson TP 2008
Current – Research Fellow, Women’s & Children’s Hospital and University of Adelaide

Professor Bronwyn Gillanders TP 2005
Current – ARC Research Fellow, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide

Professor Alex Grant TP 2004 – Information technology & communications
Current – Director, Institute for Telecommunications Research, University of South Australia

Dr Philip Gregory TP 2011 – Cancer Biology
Current – Research Fellow, National Breast Cancer Foundation, SA Pathology

Dr Frank Grutzner TP 2007
Current – Lecturer, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, University of Adelaide

Dr Galen Halverson TP 2008
Current – Lecturer, Geology and Geophysics, University of Adelaide

Dr Matthew Haren TP 2009 – Regional Health
Current – Research Fellow, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia

Dr Hugh Harris TP 2009
Current – Senior Lecturer, School of Chemistry and Physics, University of Adelaide

Dr Natasha Harvey TP 2007
Current – Affiliate Lecturer, Institute of Medical & Veterinary Science, Hanson Institute

Associate Professor Leonie Heilbronn TP 2010 – Diabetes and Obesity
Current – Associate Professor, Royal Adelaide Hospital and University of Adelaide

Dr Mark Hutchinson TP 2010 – Neuroimmunopharmacology
Current – Research Fellow, School of Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide

Dr Charlie Huveneers TP 2010 – Shark and Ray Biology and Ecology
Current -Lecturer, Flinders University and researcher at SARDI

Associate Professor Wendy Ingman TP 2005 – Reproductive health
Current – Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology / Surgery, University of Adelaide

Dr Claire Jessup TP 2011 – Diabetes and Transplantation
Current – Postdoctoral Research Fellow,   Royal Adelaide Hospital and University of Adelaide

Dr Damien Keating TP 2010 – Cell Communication
Current – Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Flinders University

Dr Saravana Kumar TP 2010 – Health Services Research
Current – Deputy Director International Centre for Allied Health Evidence, Sansom Institute, University of South Australia

Dr Nicole Lamond TP 2006
Current – Research Fellow, University of South Australia

Dr Michelle Lane TP 2004 – Embryonic Research
Current – Senior Research Fellow, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide

Associate Professor Michael Lee TP 2002 – Systematics and evolutionary biology of reptiles
Current – Associate Professor, Ecology Evolution and Landscape Science, SA Museum

Professor Holger Maier TP 2002 – Engineering
Current – Professor, School of Civil Environmental and Mining Engineering, University of Adelaide

Dr Mark Damian Mcdonnell TP 2008
Current – Senior Research Fellow, Institute For Telecommunications Research, University of South Australia

Dr Mel McDowall TP 2006
Current – Postdoctoral Fellow, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide

Professor Ross McKinnon TP 2000 Genetics – drug & chemical toxicity
Current – Director of Research Centre for Innovation in Cancer, Flinders University

Dr Sam Mickan TP 2005 – Engineering
Current – Adjunct Lecturer, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Adelaide

Dr Megan Mitchell TP 2008
Current – Postdoctoral Researcher, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide

Associate Professor Vivienne Moore TP 2002 – Social Epidemiologist
Current – Associate Professor, Public Health, Royal Adelaide Hospital and University of Adelaide

Dr Janna Morrison TP 2006
Current – Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia

Dr Beverly Muhlhausler TP 2007
Current – Senior Research Fellow, School of Agriculture Food and Wine, University of South Australia

Dr Karen Murphy TP 2009
Current – Senior Research Fellow, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia

Professor Graham (Gus) Nathan TP 2000 –  Mech Engineering – turbulence, energy and combustion Current – Director, Centre for Energy Technology, University of Adelaide

Dr Nam Nguyen TP 2009
Current – Clinical Senior Lecturer, Royal Adelaide Hospital

Dr Ellen Nisbet TP 2010 – Evolutionary Biology
Current – Lecturer, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia

Dr Reg Nixon TP 2007 – Clinical Psychology
Current – Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, Flinders University

Dr Taher Omari TP 2004 – Human Physiology
Current – Senior Research Fellow, Department of Gastroenterology, Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Associate Professor Sandra Orgeig TP 2002
Current – Program Director: Bachelor of Medical Science, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences University of South Australia

Dr Emma Parkinson-Lawrence YTP 2007
Current – Health & Medical Research Lecturer, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia

Professor Konrad Pesudovs TP 2007 – Opthalmology
Current – Professor, Optometry and Vision Science, Flinders University

Dr Wayne Piekarski TP 2004 – Computer science / Augmented reality
Current – Adjunct Senior Research Fellow. School of Computer and Information Science, University of South Australia

Dr Julia Pitcher TP 2005 – Motor control neurophysiology
Current – Research Fellow, Women’s & Children’s Hospital, University of Adelaide

Dr Craig Priest TP 2011 – Microfluidics and Interfacial Chemistry
Current – Research Fellow, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia

Dr Tara Pukala TP 2011 – Biological Chemistry
Current – Lecturer, School of Chemistry and Physics, University of Adelaide

Dr Tamath Rainsford YTP 2008 – Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Current – Lecturer, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Adelaide

Professor Peter Rathjen TP 2000 – Molecular genetics and mammalian development.
Current – Vice-Chancellor, University of Tasmania

Dr Carmela Ricciardelli TP 2005 – Cancer research
Current – Research Fellow, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide

Professor Sarah Robertson TP 2000 – Reproductive health and conception
Current – NHMRC Principal Research Fellow, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide

Professor Wendy  Rogers TP 2004 – Bioethicist
Current – Professor, Department of Philosophy, Macquarie University

Associate Professor Libby Roughead TP 2005 – Research into (inappropriate) medicine usage
Current – Associate Professor, Sansom Institute for Health Research,  University of South Australia

Dr Alice Rumbold YTP 2009 – Obstetrics
Current – Senior Research Fellow, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide

Dr Darryl Russell TP 2004 – Cell communication
Current – Research Fellow, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide

Professor Craig Simmons TP 2005 – Hydrogeology
Current – Director, National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT), Flinders University

Dr Michael Sorich TP 2008
Current – Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia

Professor Simon Stewart TP 2002
Current – Adjunct Professor, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia

Dr Christopher Sumby TP 2009 – Chemistry
Current – Senior Lecturer, School of Chemistry and Physics,University of Adelaide

Dr Erin Symonds TP 2011 – Gastroenterology and Nutritional research
Senior Research Officer   Royal Adelaide Hospital

Dr Mark Tingay TP 2011 – Geoscience and Petroleum Engineering
Current – Senior Lecturer, Australian School of Petroleum Science, University of Adelaide

Dr Gabrielle Todd TPY 2010 – Neuroscience
Current – Senior Research Fellow, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia

Professor Nico Voelcker TP 2006 – Nanotechnology
Current – Professor, Physical Sciences, Flinders University

Dr Craig Williams TP 2007
Current – Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia

Professor Wei Zhang TP 2008
Current – Founding Director, Flinders Centre for Marine Bioprocessing and Bioproducts, School of Medicine, Flinders University