Professorial Fellow in Adolescent Health Research, University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Australia
George Patton is a Professorial Fellow in Adolescent Health Research at the University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. He is a Senior Principal Research Fellow with Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council. He has a clinical background in child and adolescent psychiatry and research background in developmental epidemiology. He has had extensive engagement globally with child and adolescent health growth and development. He chaired the 2016 Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing, has led two special Series in adolescent health for the Journal as well as publishing sentinel papers on adolescence mortality, burden of disease, optimal investments and intergenerational risks. He has had earlier consultancy and advisory roles with the WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, USAID and the World Bank. He has also led long term Australian longitudinal studies on the health, growth and development of children and adolescents, including a prospective intergenerational cohort. He has also been engaged in large scale and early intervention, prevention and health promotion trials in primary-care, community and school settings in both high resource and low resource countries.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in collaboration with Pakistan DOHaD Society