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Mr

Kenneth Winkel

Coordinator, Population Health
Toxinology
Immunology
Public health
Medical History
Tropical Medicine
Medical Education
Medical Humanities
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
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Mr

Kenneth Winkel

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
The Nature/Medicine interface
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Mr

Kenneth Winkel

 

Dr Ken Winkel, a leading Australian toxinologist, is the former Director of the Australian Venom Research Unit (AVRU), and continues as a Senior Research Fellow, at the University of Melbourne. He is also affiliated with the Nossal Institute of Global Health and is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine (ACTM).

He is an alumnus of the University of Melbourne (PhD, Walter and Elisa Hall Institute), the University of Queensland (MBBS) (BMedSci, Tropical Health Program, QIMR) and the Swiss Tropical Institute (Master of International Health Advanced module, Basel). He has worked in Brazil, PNG, Canada, and the USA and is a Past President of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine (ACTM). He is the Chair of the ACTM Special Interest Group in Toxinology. Dr Winkel is a CSL IH Group consultant on venoms and envenomation, and is part of the team behind the 24 hour medical advisory service provided by AVRU to doctors, poisons information centres and paramedical personnel. He is also a member of the Queensland Government Marine Stinger Advisory Committee Research Working Group. Dr Winkel is also active in teaching, lecturing to medical and science students and graduates, and has presented more than 100 papers and posters at Australian and international meetings and published more than 70 papers on venoms and related areas, including in the Lancet. The Unit is particularly involved in envenomation research in the Asia-Pacific and he is a co-editor of the first book on Venomous Bites and Stings in PNG. His work has attracted more than $1m in funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. In 2008 every Australian school received a copy of the AVRU's children book on venomous bites and stings ['Venom Patrol'].

Projects

Displaying the 17 most recent projects by Kenneth Winkel.

17

Projects

Project Types


12

Research Contracts


3

Research Grant


2

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 124 most recent scholarly works by Kenneth Winkel.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2007

The Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Tropical Medicine

The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine

2005

The Vita Lampada Medal for Excellence in Medical and Health Education

Royal Children's Hospital (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

1998

FACTM - Fellow of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Coordinator, Population Health

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health

Casual

Science

Casual

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health

Casual

Architecture, Building And Planning

Casual

Pharmacology And Therapeutics

Ordinary

International Society of Toxinology

Ordinary

Medical Indemnity Protection Society

International

American College of Emergency Physicians

Ordinary

Wilderness Medical Society

Ordinary

Australian Society of Immunology

Ordinary

Australian Medical Association

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Medical Science

The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

The University of Queensland