1987 …2021

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Biography

Professor Christopher Christophi is the Chair, The University of Melbourne, Department of Surgery at Austin Hospital. He is currently the Head of the Hepatobiliary and Transplant Unit and Chairman of the Division of Surgery, Austin Hospital, Melbourne.

Positions held include: - Past president and current board member of the Australian and New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Association (ANZHPBA). He is on the Executive Council of the Asian Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (HPBA) and Chairman of its Scientific Committee. Past positions have included Chair of Upper Gastrointestinal/Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Section and Head of the Board in General Surgery, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS).

His major research interests are in the field of Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) disorders with a specific focus on colorectal liver metastases. This research has been supported by several peer review grants including National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Cancer Council Victoria and Cancer Australia.

He was awarded The Member of the Order of Australia (AM) “for service to medicine as a clinician, to medical education and as a researcher”. Further awards included the Hunterian Professor by the Royal College of Surgeons, England, and the John Mitchell Crouch Fellowship by the RACS.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Hepatology
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary disorders
  • Colorectal liver metastases

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