HMRI Affiliated Researchers

HMRI affiliated researchers include all health and medical researchers, students and support staff working across the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Local Health District. There are more than 1600 researchers in the Hunter, aligned with HMRI's 19 research programs.

Many Hunter researchers are national and international leaders in their field. They work and collaborate across the research spectrum - from basic laboratory science, to developing new drugs and treatments, implementing clinical trials, improving clinical care, health behaviour and prevention, population health, as well as improving health service policy and planning. Together, Hunter researchers continue to improve the health of our community, locally and across the world. 

Dr Adjanie Patabendige
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
Research Topics :
Neuroscience, Stroke and Brain Injury
 
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Rachael Peak
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
Research Topics :
Stroke and Brain Injury
 
Simone Perry
Research Program :
  • Healthcare Transformation​ Research Program
Research Topics :
Effective Health Services, Global Health, Healthy Ageing, Psychology
 
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Effective Health Services, Healthy Ageing, Healthy Lifestyles, Psychology, Women's Health
 
Associate Professor Aaron Sverdlov
Research Program :
  • Heart and Stroke Research Program
Research Topics :
Clinical Cardiovascular, Effective Health Services, Healthy Ageing, Heart Physiology, Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
 
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Dr Meredith Tavener
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Effective Health Services, Healthy Ageing, Healthy Lifestyles, Stroke and Brain Injury, Women's Health
 
Dr Peta Tehan
Research Program :
  • Food and Nutrition Research Program
Research Topics :
Effective Health Services, Healthy Ageing
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Communicable Disease Risks, Effective Health Services, Using Health Data & Statistics
 
Dr Sarah Valkenborghs
Research Program :
  • Active Living and Learning Research Program
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System, Clinical Cardiovascular, Healthy Lifestyles, Prostate Cancer, Stroke and Brain Injury
 
Project Grant
2022 Project Grant
Professor Paulette van Vliet - Stroke Rehabilitation Researcher
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
Research Topics :
Clinical Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Stroke and Brain Injury