Archives: Speakers

Dr Carinna Hockham 

Dr Carinna Hockham is an early career research fellow and epidemiologist. Her research involves the use of real-world linked data to examine a range of epidemiological questions relating to chronic kidney disease, diabetes and the cardiovascular complications associated with both.

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Nikhil Autar

A medical student, ex-cancer patient, writer and speaker, who does so to help inspire and support patients, doctors and anyone in general. Founder of a startup social enterprise creating therapeutic and health devices. My blog, featuring all my thoughts on topics ranging from my own journey through cancer (and how I overcame things) to advancements…

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Dr. Kate Dunn

Dr. Kate Dunn B.A. Visual Arts (USyd), Hons (SCU), Ph.D. Architecture (USyd) is the research leader in digital fabrication and material innovation at the UNSW Creative Robotics Research Lab. Kate’s research investigates experimental digital fabrication and robotics with a focus on the development of new and sustainable materials for digital fabrication. Kate’s research builds on…

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Steph Lorenzo

With a Bachelor of International Communication from Macquarie University held in hand, Stephanie Lorenzo didn’t begin her career planning to start a charity. It was a chance encounter with a book about sex trafficking when she was 22, and a life-changing trip to Cambodia that left her asking, ‘how could this be real?’. In June…

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Dr Maoyi Tian

Maoyi Tian is a senior research fellow working in The George Institute China. He received his Bachelor of Electronic Engineering from University of York, UK and his MSc of Biomedical Engineering from University of Oxford, UK. He graduated with his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He is currently a…

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Myron Godinho

Myron is a medical doctor with 2 years of experience in public health research, and in global health policy debates for building health leadership skills.

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Tim Regan

Tim is the COO of The George Institute and an experienced senior corporate manager. Tim was previously CFO and COO at the Mirvac Group.

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Vincent Garvey

Vincent is an Irish engineer and inventor with 40 patents to his name – winner of the global Affordable Dialysis Prize in March 2016. He founded the Australian company Ellen Medical Devices in December 2016 in partnership with The George Institute for Global Health to build and test a prototype of his invention.

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Professor John Knight

John is an experienced children’s kidney specialist who works as a senior researcher with The George Institute, and is experienced in nephrology, paediatrics, pharmacovigilance and the business of healthcare. John was previously a Vice President at Johnson and Johnson.  

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Matthew Keeley

Matthew Keeley is the Director of Youth Law Australia at UNSW Law. He is a solicitor, public advocate and researcher whose interests include children’s law, disability law, human rights, cyberlaw, human services law and government (administrative) law. Matthew spent his early career as a lawyer and manager across private, government and non-governmental legal practices including…

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