NCRE-PAD Personnel

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Professor Andrew Tonkin

Professor Andrew Tonkin is Head of the Cardiovascular Research Unit in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. He has also been Consultant Cardiologist and prior, Director of Cardiology at Austin Health, and Chief Medical Officer, National Heart Foundation of Australia. He has also been a member of the Executive Board of the Council on Clinical Cardiology of the World Heart Federation and has chaired many national expert groups developing clinical guidelines for cardiovascular disease, including lipid management and implementation of the absolute risk approach in Australia. His major research interests are cardiovascular epidemiology, clinical trials, health inequalities and systems of care.