Professor Anushka Patel

Global Office

Vice Principal Director & Chief Scientist, The George Institute for Global Health Professor of Medicine, UNSW Sydney Cardiologist (Hon), Royal Prince Alfred Hospital


Anushka is a Professor of Medicine, UNSW Sydney and a cardiologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia. She undertook her medical training at the University of Queensland, with subsequent postgraduate research degrees from Harvard University and the University of Sydney.

As the Chief Scientist of the George Institute for Global Health, she has a key role in developing and supporting global strategic initiatives across the organisation. Her personal research interests focus on developing innovative solutions for delivering affordable and effective cardiovascular care in the community and in acute care hospital settings.

Anushka currently leads research projects relating to these interests in a number of countries including Australia, China and India. She is supported by a Principal Research Fellowship from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

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