Professor Suzanne Crowe AM

Burnet Associate


Professor Suzanne Crowe AM 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 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


  • 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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  • Ageing Well with HIV

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