Professor Kathryn North AC
Kathryn North is a paediatric physician, neurologist, and clinical geneticist. In 2013, she was appointed Director of the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and was named the David Danks Professor of Child Health Research at the University of Melbourne. In 2020, she joined the Board of the Association of the Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI) as President-Elect. In 2019 she was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for eminent service to genomic medicine nationally and internationally, to medical research in the fields of genetics, neurology and child health, and as a mentor and role model.