Dr Parisa Glass


Director of Innovation and Enterprise Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney Director of Operations, Clinical Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney

Dip App Sci BMed Chem (Hon 1) PhD MBA GAICD

Dr Parisa Glass is the Director of Innovation and Enterprise for The George Institute for Global Health. In this role, she leads Health 10x Accelerator in partnership with UNSW Sydney. Health 10x accelerator supports startups developing affordable and scalable solutions to some of the most pressing unmet medical needs, globally. 

Parisa also leads UNSW Clinical Research Unit (CRU) which is collaborative program with The George Institute. UNSW CRU supports clinical researchers across UNSW network with operational and academic expertise, systems and tools to conduct high quality and impactful research efficiently and in accordance with best practice guidelines.  

Parisa has a PhD in Biomedical Science and a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA). Parisa also holds a Senior Lecturer position with UNSW Sydney.

Parisa joined The George Institute for Global Health in 2008. She has over twenty years’ experience in health and university sectors in an operational and academic capacity. Her expertise is in operational leadership & optimisation, strategic planning, coaching & mentoring, managing change, financial management, program development and management, contract negotiations, stakeholder management and recruiting and developing top talent.



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