New head of UQ Medical School announced

The University of Queensland has recently announced the appointment of Professor Darrell Crawford as the new Head of the School of Medicine.

Professor Crawford will formally take up post on  September 1, 2013.

University of Queensland Medical School
Learn more about UQ Medical School, Ipswich
A leading researcher, clinician and educator, Professor Crawford has made major contributions to the UQ Medical School over recent years, both in his current role as Acting Head of the School of Medicine and in previous roles as Head of the Clinical School at Greenslopes Private Hospital and Head of the Discipline of Medicine at UQ.

Professor Crawford is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and his research is focused in the fields of iron metabolism and liver disease, and he has received multiple National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants.

Professor Crawford is currently the President of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver.

His previous leadership roles include being President of The Gastroenterology Society of Australia, Chairman of the The Australian Liver Association, and Director of the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Professor Crawford secured this position after a global search and amid robust international competition.

UQ Medical School Program


Program: Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Location: Brisbane or Ipswich, Queensland
Semester intake: January
Duration: 4 years

Application deadline: The University of Queensland Medical School applications are assessed on a rolling admissions (first come, first served) basis. OzTREKK recommends that applicants apply early to increase their chances of timely assessment.


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