Professor James Best
MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCPath, FRCP Edin, MD (Hon, St Andrews)
Professor Best is Professor of Medicine and Head of the Melbourne Medical School at the University of Melbourne. He is Chair of Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Committee and a member of the Council. Professor Best is a member of the National Heart Foundation Research Committee, Chair of the Victorian Prostate Cancer Research Consortium and the Victorian Medical Insurance Agency, and inaugural Chair of the Steering Committee of the Australian Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network. Professor Best has previously been a Board Member of three different metropolitan health services in Melbourne, including St Vincent’s Health.