Principal Director The George Institute for Global Health
- Board Member, The George Institute for Global Health
- Professor of Cardiovascular medicine at Sydney University
- Professor of Medicine at Oxford University
Stephen is one of the founders of The George Institute for Global Health, an architect of its global expansion and currently holds the position of Principal Director of The George Institute for Global Health (worldwide).
He also holds professorial appointments in medicine at both the University of Sydney (Australia) and the University of Oxford (UK), where he is a James Martin Professorial Fellow. Stephen is an international authority on the causes, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and has a special interest is the management of chronic and complex conditions in resource-poor settings, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.
In addition to his Institute and university appointments, Stephen holds several external appointments, including those as Chair of the International Scientific Board of the UK BioBank. He is also Executive Chair of George Clinical Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of The George Institute. He sits on the Boards of several other not-for-profit organisations, including the Oxford Health Alliance.
Stephen has published more than 300 scientific papers and delivered more than 200 invited lectures. For his work in the field of cardiovascular disease, he has received numerous awards, fellowships and honours from various governments, universities and learned societies.
Intensive glucose control improves kidney outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes
Perkovic V. et al, (2013), Kidney Int, In Press
Genetic determinants of treatment benefit of the angiotensin-converting enzyme-inhibitor perindopril in patients with stable coronary artery disease.
Brugts JJ. et al, (2012), Eur Heart J, 31, 1854 - 1864
The Treatment of cardiovascular Risk in Primary care using Electronic Decision suppOrt (TORPEDO) study-intervention development and protocol for a cluster randomised, controlled trial of an electronic decision support and quality improvement intervention in Australian primary healthcare
Peiris D. et al, (2012), BMJ Open, 2
The Rural Andhra Pradesh Cardiovascular Prevention Study (RAPCAPS) A Cluster Randomized Trial.
Joshi R. et al, (2012), J Am Coll Cardiol, 59, 1188 - 1196
Study protocol: systematic review of the burden of heart failure in low- and middle-income countries
Bennett DA. et al, (2012), Systematic Reviews, 1