Profile


Overview
First Name
Terence
Last Name
Dwyer
Post Nominals
AO FTSE
Email
terry.dwyer@mcri.edu.au
Position
Professor of Epidemiology
Citation
Professor Dwyer led the Tasmanian Infant Health Study which identified sleeping position as a major cause of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and developed the intervention which led to reduction in Australian SIDS deaths from 500 in 1991 to 70 in 2003. He is leading in the global collaboration of children's prospective cohort studies involving over 700,000 infants and children which focuses on environmental and genetic causes of childhood leukemia sponsored by National Institute of Health, USA. He has published over 160 papers in internationally circulated journals and in 2005 he had 93 papers cited with over 300 citations in all.
Primary Membership Area
262 - Medical technology
Primary Classification
Research

Professor Terence Dwyer

Professor of Epidemiology, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford

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