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Biographical entry Chalmers, John Phillip (1937 - )

AC, FRACMA, FRACP

Born
12 January 1937
Australia
Occupation
Medical researcher

Summary

John Chalmers is Senior Director and Head of Research Advisory Unit of the George Institute for International Health, Chairman of Board of Directors of the George Foundation for International Health, Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Sydney, Emeritus Professor of Medicine at Flinders University of South Australia, and Honorary Consultant Physician at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Central Sydney Area Health Service and Chairman of National Heart, Stroke and Vascular Health Strategies Group which reports to the Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council. Chalmers is internationally recognised as a leader in hypertension and cardiovascular physiology.

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1959 - 1961
Career position - Tutor in Physiology at St Pauls then Wesley and The Womens Colleges at the University of Sydney
1960
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1963
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Sydney
1963 - 1964
Career position - Junior then Senior Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney
1965 - 1966
Career position - Research Fellow at the National Heart Foundation, University of New South Wales
1965 - 1966
Career position - Demonstrator in Physiology at the University of New South Wales
1967 -
Career position - Member of the Australian Society for Medical Research
1967
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Sydney
1967
Career position - Medical Registrar at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
1967 - 1973
Career position - Member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1968 - 1969
Career position - Clinical Superintendent (Medical), Director of Medical Services and Deputy General Superintendent at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
1969 - 1971
Career position - Overseas Research Fellow of the National Heart Foundation of Australia at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) and the Royal Postgraduate Medical School (UK)
1970 -
Career position - Honorary Physician at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
1971 - 1973
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Medicine at the University of Melbourne
1972 - 1975
Career position - Senior Visiting Medical Specialist at the Repatriation General Hospital in Concord, New South Wales
1972 - 1975
Career position - Director of the Australian Society for Medical Research
1973 -
Award - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
1973 - 1975
Career position - Associate Professor in Medicine at the University of Medicine
1975 - 1996
Career position - Foundation Chair of Medicine at Flinders University in Adelaide
1977 -
Career position - Council member of the Australian Society for Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology
1980
Award - Wellcome Australia Medal received
1982 -
Career position - Chairman of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, South Australian State Committee
1991
Award - Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)
1996
Award - RT Hall Prize received from the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
1996 - 2000
Career position - Research Chairman at Royal North Shore Hospital
1998
Career position - Volhard Medal received from the International Society of Hypertension
1999 - 2004
Career position - Co-founder and member of the Board of Directors of the George Institute for International Health
2000 - 2002
Career position - Chairman of Research Development for the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Sydney
2003
Award - Centenary Medal received from the Australian Government
2004 -
Career position - Chairman of Board of Directors of The George Foundation for International Health

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