Professor Jonathan Shaw

Professor Jonathan Shaw

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Professor Jonathan Shaw underwent his clinical and research training in the United Kingdom, before moving to Australia.  At Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, he runs a large research section focussing on epidemiology and clinical research in diabetes, and is also a consultant physician in the diabetes services. He has authored over 350 peer-reviewed scientific papers and 35 book chapters. He is the Chair of the national Diabetes Expert Advisory Group to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Council member of the Australian Diabetes Society, and Past-President of the International Diabetes Epidemiology Group. His awards include the global Novartis Diabetes Award (for research) in 2006, and the International Diabetes Epidemiology Group Peter Bennett Award in 2011. In 2014, he was included in the Thomson Reuters The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds, which lists the 1% most highly cited scientists in the world since 2002.  In 2015, he was awarded the inaugural Jeff Flack Diabetes Data Award from the Australian Diabetes Society for his outstanding contribution to Diabetes Data Collection in Australia.

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