PROF George Jelinek

PROF George Jelinek

Positions

  • Multiple sclerosis (Preventive medicine)

Overview

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  • Professor Jelinek had a long and distinguished career in academic emergency medicine, publishing over 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals, and winning several awards and prizes for his contribution, before turning his attention to epidemiological research around the prevention of multiple sclerosis, including a number of international longitudinal observational studies.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Australasian Epidemiological Association. Member 2015 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Awards

Education and training

  • MD, The University of Western Australia 1995

Awards and honors

  • Victorian Finalist 2016 Australian of the Year, 2016
  • Edward Brentnall Award for the best paper in public health by a Fellow of the College in that year, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 2014
  • Western Australian Finalist 2008 Australian of the Year, 2008
  • John Gilroy Potts Award for the best paper by a Fellow of the College in that year, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 2006
  • College Medal, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 2003
  • Foundation 20 Medal, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 2003
  • Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 1986

Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Professor Jelinek is able to supervise higher degrees including Masters and PhDs. He has a strong background in clinical medicine, and growing expertise in epidemiology and preventive medicine.