Professor Robyn Norton

“To address the global challenges in providing access to essential drugs and healthcare for the 5 billion who currently do not have such access, will require some really different, “out of the box” thinking – through engagement with CASMI, I see there may be a real opportunities to contribute to such thinking and to find real solutions.”

Robyn Norton is the co-founder and Principal Director of The George Institute for Global Health, a not-for-profit medical research institute which aims to facilitate the provision of safe, effective and affordable evidenced-based healthcare, especially for disadvantaged populations worldwide. The George currently has offices in Australia (Sydney), China (Beijing and Hong Kong), India (Hyderabad and Bangalore), and the United Kingdom (Oxford).  She is the Executive Director of the George Centre for Healthcare Innovation, Professor of Global Health and James Martin Professorial Fellow at the University of Oxford and additionally holds the positions of Professor of Public Health at the University of Sydney and Honorary Professor at Peking University Health Science Center.

Robyn is internationally regarded for her research on the causes, prevention and management of injuries. Her specific research interests have focused on the causes and prevention of road traffic injuries, the prevention and management of falls and fall-related injuries, including hip fractures, as well as the management of critical conditions in the intensive care setting. Robyn was the Foundation Chair and is now Chair Emeritus of the Road Traffic Injuries Research Network, an initiative aimed at increasing research and research capacity to address the current and growing burden of road traffic injuries in low and middle-income countries.

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