AAAI Advisory Committee Members
AAAI Director Dr Helen Creasey AM Helen Creasey AM graduated from the Univeristy of Sydney in 1975 in Medicine, and completed specialist training in Neurology in 1981, becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians.  She worked as a Fogarty Fellow at the National Institute on Ageing, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland USA for 3 years, researching human brain ageing and related disorders, particularly Alzheimers disease. On return to Australia, she became senior lecturer in Geriatric Medicine at the Concord RG Hospital and subsequently moved to position of Senior Staff Specialist in Geriatric Medicine.  She recently retired and has been an active researcher, educator and clinician in Geriatric Medicine and neurodegenerative disorders over this period. 2009 Queens Birthday Honours Helen was awarded an AM “Member of the Order of Australia” for service to medicine as a geriatrician and neurologist and through advisory roles with professional and community organisations.   AAAI Scientific Director Professor David Le Couteur AO Director of Centre for Education & Research on Ageing David Le Couteur AO is Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Sydney, Director of the Biogerontology Laboratory of the ANZAC Research Institute and Senior Staff Specialist Physician at the Concord RG Hospital in Sydney, Australia. David trained and gained experience as an academic geriatrician, rural general practitioner and clinical pharmacologist before taking up this appointment as Professor of Geriatric Medicine in 2001.  His research spans from basic reearch on ageing biology through to clincial and epidemiological research in geriatric medicine, focussing on medications and pharmacology.  He has been a member of many Federal medicines committees (Advisiory Committee on Safety of Medicines, Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee, Australian Drug Evaluation Committee).  Current academic metrics include over 250 publications, 17 NHMRC grants and 31 post-graduate research students.  David is fiercely committed to improving the lives of older people through medical research. 2016 Queens Birthday Honours:   David was awarded an AO “Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia” for distinguished service to medicine as a clinical pharmacologist and geriatrician, particularly through a range of advisory roles and academic research activities. Advisory Committee You are here:  > About AAAI> Advisory Committee