Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Department of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide

Discipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide

The Link iconDiscipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide has its facilities located 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:

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 Link iconweb page.

How to access this service

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

WCH page link iconAllergy and Immunology

WCH page link iconNeurology

WCH page link iconDiabetes and Endocrinology

WCH page link iconGastroenterology

WCH page link iconRheumatology

WCH page link iconPaediatric General Medicine

WCH page link iconPulmonary Medicine


Level 2, Rieger Building

Research Activity

For information on our research, see the Discipline of Paediatrics university Link iconweb page.


Unit Head

Head of Department
Professor Jenny Couper
email: Jennifer.couper@adelaide.edu.au


(08) 8161 7266


(08) 8161 7031



Mailing address

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

last modified: 08 Apr 2021