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Professor Suzanne Crowe AO

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Suzanne Crowe

Professor Suzanne Crowe AO retired from Burnet Institute in 2018 following a stellar 30+ year career as a clinical researcher. Suzanne was an integral part of Burnet's development as a leading HIV research organisation and held many leadership roles including Program Director, Healthy Ageing and Head of the Centre for Virology. She was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in June 2020 for her distinguished service to health and aged care administration, and to clinical governance, biomedical research and education.

She was previously appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2011 in recognition of her services to medical research in HIV/AIDS medicine and infectious diseases as an academic, clinician and researcher, and to professional associations.

  • 2017-18: Program Director, Expansion Programs (Healthy Ageing), Burnet Institute
  • 2013-18: Associate Director (Clinical Research), Burnet Institute, Victoria, Australia
  • 2008-2013: Head, Centre for Virology, Burnet Institute, Victoria, Australia
  • 2008-2018: Head, WHO Regional Reference Laboratory for HIV Resistance, Burnet Institute,Australia
  • 2002-2018: NHMRC Principal Research Fellow
  • 1999-2018: Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases (Personal Chair), Monash University, Victoria, Australia
  • 1994-2018: Consultant Physician in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
  • 1992-2017: Head, Clinical Research Laboratory, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Victoria, Australia
  • 1989-2011: Head, Pathogenesis and Clinical Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Australia
  • 1989-2017: Head, Flow Cytometry Laboratory, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Australia
  • 2020: Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
  • 2011: British Medical Association Book Award for Kucers, The Use of Antibiotics, Sixth Edition. Eds Grayson, Crowe, McCarthy, Mills, Muton, Norby, Paterson, Pfaller
  • 2011: Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
  • 2008: Priscilla Kincaid Smith Medal, The Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • 2007: Member ‘Faculty of 1000’ Medicine, Medicine Reports Ltd (Science Navigation Group) United Kingdom
  • 2006: Inaugural Frank Fenner Award, Burnet Institute, Melbourne
  • 2005: Life time Achievement Award, 5th International Conference on AIDS, India
  • 1997: Royal Australian College of Physicians, The Macquarie Bank Travelling Fellowship
  • 1997: Inaugural Award for Outstanding Past Pupil of Genazzano College
  • 1994-1996: Commonwealth AIDS Research Grants Career Award
  • 1993: Society for Leukocyte Biology Award for International Advancement of the Science of AIDS
  • 1991: Glaxo Award for Advanced Research in Infectious Diseases
  • 1989-1993: Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship
  • 1988: Fogarty Travelling Fellowship (to attend IV Int Conf on AIDS), Stockholm
  • 1988: Beecham Research Award (Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • 1987: International Award for AIDS Research (World Federation of Contraception/Health)
  • 1986-88: Harkness Foundation Fellowship
  • 1986: Merck, Sharp and Dohme Travelling Scholarship
  • 1979: Mead-Johnson Prize for Paediatrics
  • 1977: Jean C Tolhurst Memorial Prize for Microbiology