Leadership Team

Theme Co-Chairs

Professor Karen Moritz

Director, Child Health Research Centre, UQ
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow

Professor Geoff Cleghorn

Director, Centre for Children’s Research Centre, IHBI
Professor of Child Health, QUT
Director, Mead Johnson Pediatric Nutrition Institute

Leadership Group

Dr Robyn Littlewood

A/ Executive Director of Research
Centre for Children’s Health Research Director of Dietetics and Nutrition
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Co-Chair
Queensland Child and Youth Clinical Network
Clinical Excellence Division
Department of Health

Associate Professor Helen Liley

Senior (Eminent) Staff Specialist in Neonatology

Professor Sailesh Kumar

Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology - University of Queensland Senior Staff Specialist in Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynaecology – Mater Mothers’ Hospital
Co-head of the Mothers
Babies and Women’s Health research theme at the Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland.

Professor Paul Colditz

Perinatal Research Centre
The University of Queensland and Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital Deputy Director
University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research Group Head
Clinical Neurosciences Laboratory
UQCCR Neonatal Paediatrician
Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital Honorary Professorial Research Fellow
Mater Research Institute - UQ President-elect
Paediatrics and Child Health Division
Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Associate Professor Vicki Clifton

Program Leader: Mothers,
Babies and Women’s Health

Professor Roslyn N Boyd

NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (2016-2020 Professor of Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research
Queensland Paediatric Rehabilitation Service
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital