1982 …2023

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Jeffrey Rosenfeld AC, OBE is an internationally recognised neurosurgeon. He is Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Monash University; Senior Neurosurgeon, Alfred Hospital; Adjunct Professor in Surgery at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, USA; Honorary Professor of Surgery, University of Papua New Guinea; and Adjunct Professor of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

He was the Foundation Director, Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME). His research interests are the brain computer interface and traumatic brain injury. Professor Rosenfeld has been involved since 2010 in the development of the Monash Bionic Vision brain implant. He is a retired Major General and was Surgeon General, Australian Defence Force (ADF)-Reserves 2009-2011. He served on eight operations in Rwanda,  East Timor, Bougainville, Solomon Islands and Iraq.

Professor Rosenfeld is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, a Fellow of the Australian Academy Technological Sciences and Engineering, and is an International Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), and the American College of Surgeons. 

He has published over 340 peer reviewed articles, 59 book chapters and 2 books. He was awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia, 2018, the highest civilian honour in Australia; the International Lifetime Service Award of the AANS, 2018; the Neurosurgery Society of Australasia Medal, 2019; and the Sir Hugh Devine Medal of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), 2019, which is the highest award the College can bestow during a surgeon’s life. 

Prof Rosenfeld is married with 3 children.

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
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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Research area keywords

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurotrauma
  • Military Surgery
  • Brain Tumours
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Bionic Vision

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