Clinical Associate Professor Natalie Smith


Clinical Associate Professor Natalie Smith is a Specialist Anaesthetist in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. Her research focus is anaesthesia, particularly perioperative medicine, obesity, and ageing.

Darren Mayne


Darren Mayne is an Epidemiologist in the Public Health Unit at the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. His research interests are electronic medical data, public health planning and practice, as well as disease surveillance and monitoring.

Associate Professor Eleanor Beck


Professor Eleanor Beck works in the Smart Food Centre at UOW, focusing on fibre in satiety and weight control, whole grain intake and metabolic control, as well as dietetic education. Her IHMRI research team includes Research Fellow Dr Danielle Schoenaker…

Dr Darryl McAndrew


Dr Darryl McAndrew works in the Neuromechanics Research Hub at UOW. His research focus is muscle force production, neural control of eccentric muscle force development, and the ageing brain. His IHMRI research team includes PhD candidates Joel Walsh and Qasim…

Professor Will Price


Professor William Price is the Executive Director of Australian Institute for Innovative Materials at UOW and works within the School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience, Molecular Horizons. His research focuses on water treatment, food processing, and bioactive compounds in foods…

Dr Kylie Mansfield


Associate Professor Kylie Mansfield works in the School of Medicine at UOW. Her research focuses on overactive bladder, infection and inflammation as well as purinergic signalling.


Clinical Associate Professor Thomas Lee is a Gastroentrologist at Wollongong Hospital within the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. His research interests are Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), mesenteric fat and inflammation patients, the gut-brain axis in clinical practice, and the impact…

Dr Pascal Perez


Senior Professor Pascal Perez is Director of UOW's SMART Infrastructure Facility. His research focus is modelling societal consequences of alcohol and other drugs use in Australia, geo-spatial analyses of access to treatment for various chronic conditions, as well as the…

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.

Associate Professor Xiaoqi Feng. Photo by Mark Newsham.


Associate Professor Xiaoqi Feng is a NHMRC Career Development Fellow and Founding Co-Director of UOW's Population Wellbeing and Environment Research Lab. Her research interests are children's health and the environment, big data and women's health.