1987 …2022

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As Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Monash University, and Deputy Director of Neurology for Alfred Health, Richard Stark has helped to change the way patients with headaches are treated. From 2005 - 2022, he was an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Monash University, and prior to this he was a sessional Neurologist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute up until 2015.

Professor Stark has held major leadership positions in the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists, supporting the training of the next generation. He continues to hold major leadership in the World Federation of Neurologists, where he’s helping to improve neurology across the world, including many countries in Africa. This includes sharing of knowledge and supporting young neurologists’ training. Professor Stark is also President Elect of the Australian & New Zealand Headache Association.

Professor Stark has held the following professional memberships:

Australian Medical Association

Royal Australasian College of Physicians: Fellow 1982, Life Member 2020

Australian & New Zealand Association of Neurologists

International Headache Society

Australian & New Zealand Headache Society

Australian College of Legal Medicine

American Academy of Neurology  

Medico-Legal Society of Victoria

Monash teaching commitment

Monash University - 3rd, 4th, 5th & Final Year Medical Students

Monash University - Postgraduate course in Occupational Medicine 2014-current

Monash University - AMA Guides to Permanent Impairment, 4th Edition

Monash University Department of Medicine / Van Cleef Centre for Nervous Diseases / Neuroscience - Honorary Senior Lecturer (1993-2004)

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

External positions

Visiting Neurologist, Alfred Hospital

1984 → …

Visiting Neurologist, Caulfield Hospital

1982 → …

Research area keywords

  • Neurology
  • Headache
  • Migraine

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