Associate Professor Julie Redfern

Australia

Honorary Professorial Fellow

Bio

Julie Redfern is Deputy Director, Cardiovascular Division at The George Institute for Global Health, an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney and a practising Physiotherapist.  

Julie is an advocate for effective secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease and her research interest is focused on improving clinical practice and reduction of risk factors ultimately in people with a range of chronic diseases.  A/Professor Redfern holds a NHMRC Career Development and Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship. She was recently selected on the World Heart Federation Emerging Leader Program and concluded a 6 year term on the CSANZ Board and as Chair of the Allied Health Council.

She is currently the Co-Chair of the Clinical and Preventative Cardiology Council of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Co-Chair of the National Secondary Prevention Alliance and part of the team that won the 2016 Australian Google Impact Challenge. Julie’s research aims to improve access to and engagement with secondary prevention strategies with a focus on technology.