Media spokespeople

To contact any of the medical experts listed below, please call (03) 9594 7722.


 
Professor Peter Kerr - Director of Department of Nephrology

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Professor Kerr’s clinical experience and research interests cover chronic kidney disease, kidney and pancreas transplantation, diabetes and dialysis.

Professor Kerr is Director of Monash Health’s Department of Nephrology and Editor-in-Chief of the esteemed journal, Nephrology.

His areas of expertise include kidney health, transplantation, haemodialysis and stem cell research.

Some of Professor Kerr’s media appearances include:
ABC News - Expert Comment
The Age - Expert Comment
Herald Sun - Expert Comment


 
Dr Cathy McAdam - Head of General and Developmental Paediatrics, Monash Children’s Hospital

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Dr McAdam provides care to children admitted to hospital with acute illnesses as well as patients in outpatient clinics with a variety of problems. She has particular interest in developmental difficulties such as autism and mental health issues.

She is Head of General and Developmental Paediatrics at Monash Children’s Hospital.

Her areas of expertise include developmental delays, common newborn issues such as hip and kidney issues, and indigenous health issues.

Some of Dr McAdam’s media appearances include:
The Australian - Expert Comment
The Age - Expert Comment
Herald Sun - Expert Comment


 
Dr Rhonda Stuart - Medical Director of Infection Control

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Dr Stuart is an infectious diseases physician and researcher.

She is the Medical Director of Infection Control at Monash Health, and has led a number of hygiene initiatives throughout the health network.

Her areas of expertise include resistant organisms, antimicrobial resistance, influenza, hand hygiene, and community immunisation programs.

Some of Dr Stuart's media appearances include:
The Age - Expert Comment
The Today Show - Expert Comment
ABC News24 - Expert Comment


 
Professor Helena Teede - Director of Diabetes and Vascular Medicine

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Professor Teede is a clinician, endocrinologist and public health specialist with a particular interest in women's reproductive and metabolic health.

She is Director of Diabetes and Vascular Medicine at Monash Health and established and leads the National Australian Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Alliance. She is a board member of Diabetes Australia, Victoria.

Her areas of expertise include metabolic health, hormones, polycystic ovary syndrome and diabetes.

Some of Professor Teede's media appearances include:
3AW - Expert Comment
The Age - Expert Comment
News Ltd - Expert Comment

Media Communications contacts

Shane Butler 
Media Communications Manager 
t: (03) 9594 2935
e: Email Shane Butler

Georgia Monaghan
Media Communications Officer
t: (03) 9594 2703
e: Email Georgia Monaghan

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