1987 …2020

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Personal profile


Duncan Topliss is Director of the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, and Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne Australia.

He is a past-President and Life Member of the Endocrine Society of Australia.

He has a long-term interest in the prevention and management of acute and chronic complications of diabetes and has been an investigator on multiple major international diabetes trials relating to this. He has been involved with the development and implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) for diabetes and other endocrine diseases at the local level over many years.

He has served on the editorial board of Clinical Endocrinology and is a frequent reviewer for Clinical Endocrinology, the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Thyroid, and other endocrine journals.

His other interest is drug regulation and safety: he is a member both of the Australian Advisory Committee on the Safety of Medicine and the Australian Advisory Committee on Pharmaceutical Medicines of the Therapeutic Goods Administration. He has chaired the Drugs and Therapeutics Committee of Alfred Health for over 25 years

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 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes

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