Professor Susan Walker AO
Susan Walker is the Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (since 2016) and also the Director of Perinatal Medicine at Mercy Hospital for Women. She was awarded the Sheila Handbury Chair of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Melbourne. Her research interests focus on improving the detection and management of fetal growth disorders, treatments for pre-eclampsia and prevention of stillbirth. In 2018, Professor Walker received an Order of Australia Medal for distinguished service to medicine, particularly in the disciplines of obstetrics and gynaecology, as an academic and clinician, and to professional organisations.