Professor Helena Teede from The School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine has been announced as the new Executive Director of Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre. Professor Teede is a respected clinician and researcher, with a breadth of experience that makes her a great candidate for this new appointment, including her role as Director of SPHPM's Monash Centre of Health Research and Implementation (MCHRI).
Monash Partners is an innovative Australian health industry, research and educational collaboration between eight independent, world class providers of health services, health research and health education in the south and east of Melbourne. Members are:
- Alfred Health
- Baker IDI
- Burnet Institute
- Cabrini Health
- Epworth HealthCare
- Monash University
- Hudson Institute of Medical Research (formerly MIMR-PHI Institute of Medical Research)
- Monash Health.
In addition to this, Professor Teede has held multiple State and Federal government advisory roles in Women’s Health, Healthy Communities, Diabetes, and Obesity and Prevention. Her outstanding work in research has also led to multiple honours including NHMRC Research Achievement Award for highest ranked CDF applicant, Victorian Health Minister’s Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement, Commendation for Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research, and Government Awards for Healthcare Innovation.