Professor Wilf Yeo


Professor Wilf Yeo is Associate Dean (Teaching Hospitals) at UOW and Director of Medicine and Emergency within the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. His research focus is cardiovascular medicine, particularly hypertension, pharmacokinetic studies of novel drugs and commercial clinical trials.

Professor Barbara Meyer


Professor Barbara Meyer is Director of the Lipids Research Centre at UOW. She studies omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and aggressive behaviour, lipid and fatty acid metabolism in healthy and complicated pregnancies, and effect of seaweed extract on the health of…

Professor Leonard Arnolda


Professor Leonard Arnolda is the Clinical Director and Deputy Executive Director of IHMRI. He is also Clinical Director, Health and Medical Research, at the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. His research focuses on heart failure, circulation and blood pressure. His…

Dr Susan Furber


Dr Susan Furber is the Research and Evaluation Manager of the Health Promotion Service of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. She researches text message intervention for people with type 2 diabetes, home based exercise program for people 65 years…

Associate Professor Karen Charlton


Professor Karen Charlton works in the Smart Food Centre at UOW, focusing on nutrition, cognition, blood pressure. IHMRI affiliated team members include PhD candidates Ezinne Igwe, Vinicius de Rosario, Bethany Stanicic, Henieh Moshtaghian, Catherine Lucas, Elia Menyanu and Alison Host.

Professor Peter McLennan


Professor Peter McLennan works in UOW's School of Medicine. His research focus is the cardiovascular protective effects of fish oil omega-3 fatty acids.

Dr Teresa Larkin


Dr Theresa Larkin works in UOW's School of Medicine. Her research focus is hormones and maternal / gestational / mental health, antioxidant / oxidative balance and heart health and omega 3 supplementation and heart health.

Professor Paul Else


Professor Paul Else works in the School of Medicine at UOW, focusing on lipids, membranes and cellular physiology. His research team includes PhD candidate, Nicholas Martin.

Dr Stephen Etheredge. Photo supplied.


Dr Stephen Etheredge is a Consulting Physician in vascular medicine, based in Wollongong. His research focus is renal and vascular medicine, and cardiology.

Dr Susan Thomas


Dr Claire Lynch is a Registrar at Wollongong Hospital within the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. Her research interests are engineering, cardiology and education.

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