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Professor Suzanne Crowe AM

Program Director, Healthy Ageing (Expansion Program); NHMRC Principal Research Fellow

Background

Professor Suzanne Crowe AM is Burnet Institute’s Program Director, Expansion Programs (Healthy Ageing), an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow, Principal Specialist in Infectious Diseases at The Alfred hospital and Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Monash University, Melbourne.

She is Head of Burnet’s International Clinical Research Laboratory (iCRL) and Burnet WHO Regional Reference Laboratory for HIV Resistance Testing. Currently an adviser and consultant to the World Health Organization Global Program on AIDS, Suzanne has served as Deputy Chair of the Board of the Australian India Council (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade), President of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine and as a member of the Prime Minister’s Science Engineering and Innovation Council Asia Working Group.

With over 200 peer-reviewed publications, her main research interests are the role of monocyte subsets and macrophages in HIV pathogenesis, as well as translational research and technology transfer for low cost CD4 and viral load tests to monitor HIV infection in developing countries. She also coordinates HIV clinical training sessions for doctors in resource limited countries and strengthens the capacity of laboratories in the region.

Suzanne was 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.

Appointments

  • 2017: Program Director, Expansion Programs (Healthy Ageing), Burnet Institute
  • 2013: Associate Director (Clinical Research), Burnet Institute, Victoria, Australia
  • 2008-2013: Head, Centre for Virology, Burnet Institute, Victoria, Australia
  • 2008-present: Head, WHO Regional Reference Laboratory for HIV Resistance, Burnet Institute,Australia
  • 2002-present: NHMRC Principal Research Fellow
  • 1999-present: Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases (Personal Chair), Monash University, Victoria, Australia
  • 1994-present: Consultant Physician in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
  • 1992-present: 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-present: Head, Flow Cytometry Laboratory, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Australia

Positions

  • 2003-2008: Head, Pathogenesis and Clinical Research Program, Burnet Institute, Victoria, Australia
  • 1997-2003: Consultant Physician, Professorial General Medical Unit, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
  • 1995-1999: Associate Professor, Monash University, Department of Medicine, Victoria, Australia
  • 1992-2003: Principal Investigator, National Centre in HIV Virology Research
  • 1989-1996: Sessional Senior Infectious Diseases Physician, Fairfield Hospital, Victoria, Australia
  • 1989-1995: Senior Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Australia

Qualifications

  • 1998: Sabbatical, Gladstone Institute, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1986-1988: Research Fellow in Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1984-1985: Medical Registrar in Infectious Diseases, Fairfield Hospital, Victoria, Australia
  • 1980-1983: Intern, Medical Resident, Medical Registrar, Senior Medical Registrar, Monash University Department of Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
  • 1968-73: Medical Laboratory Scientist (Microbiology), Repatriation General Hospital, Australia

Awards

  • 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

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