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Emeritus Prof. Doug McEvoy AM

Flinders University

Emeritus Professor Doug McEvoy AM is the immediate past Director of the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health at Flinders University in South Australia.  He was an NHMRC Practitioner Fellow between 2005 and 2020 and is Senior Principal Research Fellow at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.  He has been active in clinical sleep medicine practice and research for over 35 years, and has had many professional leadership roles including as president of the Australasian Sleep Association, board member of the Sleep Health Foundation and Chair of the Professional Standards Committee of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. He has led several major multi-centre clinical trials in sleep medicine, including the international Sleep Apnoea Cardiovascular Endpoints study (SAVE). Professor McEvoy received the Distinguished Achievement Award of the Australasian Sleep Association in 2011 and, in 2021, was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his outstanding contributions to sleep and respiratory research and sleep medicine. His vision and stewardship has seen the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health become one of the world’s leading sleep research centres.

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