advisors

Professor Susan Davis AO, MBBS, FRACP, PhD, FAHMS

 

Prof Susan Davis AO, MBBS, FRACP PhD, FAHMS, is an NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow, Director, Monash University Women’s Health Research Program, Consultant Endocrinologist and Head, Specialist Women’s Health Clinic, Alfred Hospital Melbourne and consultant, Cabrini Medical Centre. Her research has advanced the understanding of the health needs of women across the life span. She is a past president of the Australasian Menopause Society and the International Menopause Society. She has over 420 peer-reviewed publications and received numerous awards, most recently the International Menopause Society Distinguished Service Award (2020), Endocrine Society of Australia Life Membership Award (2020) and the Endocrine Society of Australia Senior Plenary Award (2019). In 2021, she was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medicine, to women's health as a clinical endocrinologist and researcher, and to medical education.

Professor Allan Herbison, PhD

 

Allan Herbison is currently Professor of Neuroendocrinology at the University of Cambridge where his work focuses on understanding how the brain controls reproductive hormone secretion. After graduating with an intercalated degree in medicine and neuroscience from the University of Otago NZ, Allan undertook a PhD in neuroendocrinology at the University of Cambridge. Allan then spent a further 12 years as a Principal Investigator at The Babraham Institute and Fellow of Pembroke College, University of Cambridge before returning to the University of Otago, NZ where he founded the world-leading Center for Neuroendocrinology (CNE). In 2019, Allan moved back to Cambridge supported by the Wellcome Trust.  Allan has received many fellowships and international prizes and elected Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand. He has published over 230 papers and has a h-index of 79.