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Discipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide

Hospital School SA at WCH 3

The Discipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide has its facilities located entirely at the WCH, and contributes to medical undergraduate teaching in all years of the University of Adelaide undergraduate programs in medicine.

The Discipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide has its facilities located entirely at the Women's and Children's Hospital (WCH). It has collaborations with all departments at WCHN and members include research leaders in the Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide and SAHMRI, SA. The discipline has major national and international research collaborations.

The Discipline contributes to medical undergraduate teaching of the University of Adelaide. In their 5th year, medical students attend the WCH for a nine week full-time placement.

The Discipline has strong clinical, public health and basic science research programs with undergraduate and postgraduate research activities.

Current research interests are in the paediatric disciplines of:

  • Neurology
  • Allergy and immunology
  • Sleep medicine
  • Polycystic Ovary Disease
  • Medical education
  • Paediatric surgery

The clinical academic staff in the Discipline also provide a clinical service in most of these areas – see below how to access the service.

For further information, see the Discipline of Paediatrics university web page:

How to access this service

The clinical academic staff in the Discipline provide Clinical Services in the following specialties:

Location

Level 2, Rieger Building

Research Activity

For further information, see the Discipline of Paediatrics university web page:

Contact

Head of Department

Professor Jenny Couper
email: jennifer.couper@adelaide.edu.au

Phone

(08) 8161 7266

Fax

(08) 8161 7031

Email

tina.evans@sa.gov.au

Mailing address

University of Adelaide, Department of Paediatrics
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide
South Australia 5006