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Lynn Gillam

Professor (Chs)
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
humans
ethics
female
social sciences
male
pediatrics
decision making
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Prof

Lynn Gillam

 
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Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
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Prof

Lynn Gillam

 

Prof Lynn Gillam is an experienced clinical ethicist, originally trained in philosophy (MA, 1988, Oxon) and bioethics (PhD, Monash, 2000). She is a Professor in the Centre for Health Equity, in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, at the University of Melbourne.

Her academic field is Health Ethics. Lynn is also the Academic Director of the Children’s Bioethics Centre at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. The Children's Bioethics Centre provides the clinical ethics service for hospital.

At RCH, Lynn has been involved in over 200 ethics consultation since 2005. She also provides policy advice and leads research into a range of issues in paediatric clinical ethics - including end of life decision-making, management of differences of sex development, information-giving to children, fertility preservation for prepubertal children undergoing gonadotoxic treatment, use of high-cost investigational drugs and parental refusal of treatment. In 2018, Lynn was awarded the RCH Chairman’s Medal, in recognition of this work.

At the University of Melbourne, Lynn teaches medical ethics in the MD curriculum; ethics and qualitative research design in the MPH, and supervises PhD, Masters and Honours students. In 2019, Lynn was made a Member of the Order of Australia for service to medical education in the field of bioethics.

Lynn has a long-standing research interest in human research ethics, and is the Chair of the University’s Central Human Research Ethics Committee. Lynn is a member of a number of state and federal advisory bodies, including the Victorian Independent Medical Advisory Committee on Medicinal Cannabis and the NHMRC Clinical Ethics Working Group.


Projects

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10

Projects

Project Types


9

Research Grant


1

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Member of the Order of Australia


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Credentials

Positions


Professor (Chs)

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health

Honorary

Paediatrics Royal Children'S Hospital

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

Monash University