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Dr. Talia Igel
Dr Kate Findiesen
Dr. Emily Martin
12 outpatients clinics per week
-6 general clinics
-6 speciality clinics (Lupus*, Scleroderma, Fibromyalgia, RA, PsA*, Vasculitis*) (*multidisciplinary))
250 outpatient occasions of service per week
Average 5-8 inpatients at a time
Inpatient consults across 3 campuses
24/7 1st on call shared between 3 ATs
Weekly unit meetings
Weekly campus-wide medical grand rounds
Monthly rheumatology group research meetings
Weekly campus-wide research meetings
Medical students (Y3 and Y5) on placement
World renowned, and Australia’s leading, centre for lupus research including basic, translational and clinical. HQ of Australian Lupus Registry and AsiaPacific Lupus collaboration. Multiple PIs in top 1% of world rankings in lupus research.
Major national and international centre for research in scleroderma, fibromyalgia, PsA, vasculitis, RA; both leading and collaborating in significant projects. Major member of ASIC, national lead of Vasculitis registry, largest national FM database, multiple projects in RA comorbidity.
Average 4-6 clinician-PhD student fellows in the unit at any time across lab, biomarker, population, and clinical studies.
Continuous NH&MRC funding since 1997.
Engaged in global clinical trials including as global or national PI as well as site.
Name: Professor Eric Morand
Lupus: Prof Eric Morand, A/Prof Alberta Hoi, A/Prof Vera Golder, Dr Kathryn Connelly, Dr Sudha Raghunath, Dr Laura Eades.
Scleroderma: A/Prof Jo Sahhar, Dr Gene Ngian, Dr Diane Apostolopoulos
Fibromyalgia: Dr Emma Guymer, Dr Veronica Mezhov
Vasculitis: Dr Melissa Northcott
RA: Professor Michelle Leech
PsA: A/Prof Sally Ayoub, Dr Anna Antony
Infection prevention in rheumatology: Dr Ai Li Yeo
General Rheumatology: A/Prof Lynden Roberts, Dr Tina Ko, Dr Daniel Boulos, Dr Leo Kyi, Dr Bita Omidvar and Dr Kristy Yap
For further information if HOD, not available please contact:
Dr Diane Apostolopoulos
Applications to Monash Doctors Workforce.
Matching by PostGraduate Medical Council of Victoria
Yes, case by case.