Andrew Tonkin


1984 …2023
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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 2023

Statins in Reducing Events in the Elderly

Zoungas, S., McNeil, J., Tonkin, A., Wolfe, R., Nelson, M., Reid, C. M., Poulter, N. R., van der Velde, N., Stewart, R. A. H., Liew, D., Abhayaratna, W., Beilin, L. J., Curtis, A., Langham, R., Liew, D., Storey, E. & Ward, S. A.


Project: Research

CAUGHT-CAD: Coronary Artery calcium score: Use to Guide management of Hereditary Coronary Artery Disease (CAUGHT-CAD)

Marwick, T. H., Blizzard, L., Neil, A., Watts, G. F., Nicholls, S. J., Stanton, T., Mitchell, G., Tonkin, A. & Worthley, S.


Project: Research

Research Output 1984 2019

Association Between Statin Use and Depressive Symptoms in a Large Community-Dwelling Older Population Living in Australia and the USA: A Cross-Sectional Study

Agustini, B., Mohebbi, M., Woods, R. L., McNeil, J. J., Nelson, M. R., Shah, R. C., Murray, A. M., Ernst, M. E., Reid, C. M., Tonkin, A., Lockery, J. E., Berk, M. & on behalf of the ASPREE Investigator Group, Jul 2019, In : CNS Drugs. 33, 7, p. 685-694 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Corrigendum: Baseline characteristics of participants in the ASPREE (Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly) Study (Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glw342)

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. & 5 others, Beilin, L. J., Donnan, G. A., Gibbs, P., Johnston, C. I. & Grimm, R. H., 1 May 2019, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 74, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluating recruitment strategies for AUSPICE, a large Australian community-based randomised controlled trial

Peel, R., Ren, S., Hure, A., Evans, T. J., D'Este, C. A., Abhayaratna, W. P., Tonkin, A. M., Hopper, I., Thrift, A. G., Levi, C. R., Sturm, J., Durrheim, D., Hung, J., Briffa, T. G., Chew, D. P., Anderson, P., Moon, L., McEvoy, M., Hansbro, P. M., Newby, D. A. & 1 others, Attia, J. R., May 2019, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 210, 9, p. 409-415 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Temporal Changes in Characteristics, Treatment and Outcomes of Heart Failure Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Findings from Melbourne Interventional Group Registry

Chin, K. L., Tacey, M., Reid, C. M., Tonkin, A., Hopper, I., Brennan, A., Andrianopoulos, N., Duffy, S. J., Clark, D., Ajani, A. E., Liew, D. & for the Melbourne Interventional Group (MIG), Jul 2019, In : Heart Lung and Circulation. 28, 7, p. 1018-1026 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review