Personal profile


  • Head of Cardiovascular Research Unit - Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University.
  • Consultant Cardiologist - Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre
  • Member of the National Heart Stroke and Vascular Health Strategies Group.
  • Chair of the Steering Committee for National CVD Monitoring System Data Working Group
  • Chair of the National Cardiac Procedures Register Working Group
  • Chair of a number of NHMRC and NHF/CSANZ evidence-based clinical guidelines committees.
  • Member of the National Institute of Clinical Studies Heart Failure Advisory Group

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Projects 2002 2019

Research Output 1999 2017

Baseline Characteristics of Participants in the ASPREE (ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly) Study

McNeil, J. J. , Woods, R. L. , Nelson, M. R. , Murray, A. M. , Reid, C. M. , Kirpach, B. , Storey, E. , Shah, R. C. , Wolfe, R. S. , Tonkin, A. M. , Newman, A. B. , Williamson, J. D. , Lockery, J. E. , Margolis, K. L. , Ernst, M. E. , Abhayaratna, W. P. , Stocks, N. , Fitzgerald, S. M. , Trevaks, R. E. , Orchard, S. G. & 6 others Beilin, L. J., Donnan, G. A., Gibbs, P., Johnston, C. I., Grimm, R. H. & the ASPREE Investigator Group 12 Oct 2017 In : The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 72, 11, p. 1586-1593 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Development of an Australian cardiovascular disease mortality risk score using multiple imputation and recalibration from national statistics

Backholer, K., Hirakawa, Y., Tonkin, A., Giles, G., Magliano, D. J., Colagiuri, S., Harris, M., Mitchell, P., Nelson, M., Shaw, J. E., Simmons, D., Simons, L. A., Taylor, A., Harding, J., Gopinath, B. & Woodward, M. 6 Jan 2017 In : BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 17, 17, 17

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access

Attitudes of Patients and Prescribing Clinicians to Polypharmacy and Medication Withdrawal in Heart Failure

Hopper, I., de Silva, C., Skiba, M., Tonkin, A. & Krum, H. 1 Sep 2016 In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 22, 9, p. 743-744 2 p.

Research output: Other - peer-reviewLetter

Clinical approach to autonomic dysfunction

Wells, R. & Tonkin, A. 1 Oct 2016 In : Internal Medicine Journal. 46, 10, p. 1134-1139 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Do polypills lead to neglect of lifestyle risk factors? Findings from an individual participant data meta-analysis among 3140 patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease

Selak, V., Bullen, C., Stepien, S., Arroll, B., Bots, M. L., Bramley, D., Cass, A., Grobbee, D., Hillis, G. S., Molanus, B., Neal, B., Patel, A., Rafter, N., Rodgers, A., McG Thom, S. A., Tonkin, A., Usherwood, T., Wadham, A. K. & Webster, R. 1 Sep 2016 In : European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 23, 13, p. 1393-1400 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle