Richard O'Brien

Richard OBrien

University of Melbourne, Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC

Associate Professor Richard O’Brien is Clinical Dean of Medicine and Chair, Academic Centre, at the University of Melbourne, Austin Health.  He is Director of the Lipid Service and a senior endocrinologist at the Austin Hospital.

Over the last 15 years his research work has focussed mainly on aspects of atherosclerosis in diabetes including lipid abnormalities and endothelial dysfunction and he has authored numerous scientific papers on these subjects.

Richard O’Brien is a past President of the Australian Atherosclerosis Society and is chair of the Australian Diabetes Society Expert Committee on Hyperlipidaemia.