Prof Adam Jaffé

Professor Adam Jaffé is the John Beveridge Professor of Paediatrics and Head of the Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health and Clinical Campus, Randwick School of Clinical Medicine, UNSW Medicine, and a Paediatric Respiratory Consultant at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick. Professor Jaffé was appointed as Consultant in Paediatric Research at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and headed up respiratory medicine research at the Institute of Child Health London in 2001 until moving to Australia in 2006. Adam chairs the Young Lungs program of Lung Foundation Australia and is on Lung Foundation Australia’s Rare Lung Diseases Committee. He is chair of RVA’s Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee and is on the Board (ex officio). He is on the boards of Children’s Cancer Institute and the Australian Institute of Health Innovation. He is the Chair of the Research Advisory Committee of Asthma Australia. He was on the advisory committees for the National Strategic Plan for Lung Conditions (2019) and the National Strategic Action Plan for Rare Diseases (2020).