Professor Lea Delbridge
The University of Melbourne.
Prof Lea Delbridge was awarded her PhD in Physiology from the University of Melbourne. She had training positions at Dalhousie University (Halifax, Canada) and Loyola University (Chicago, USA). At Loyola, she was appointed an International Fellow of the American Heart Association working with Prof Don Bers. She returned to Melbourne as a Fellow of the National Heart Foundation of Australia, prior to taking up an academic position within the Department of Physiology. She was appointed Professor in 2011. From 2007 to 2013, she was the President of the Australasian Section Council of the International Society of Heart Research (ISHR), and is an elected World Council ISHR Member (2010-2016).