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Chief Investigators

The Chief Investigator team includes a mix of career researchers, with qualifications and extensive experience in a range of health disciplines, as well as leaders of Indigenous communities and strong advocates for FASD research and services.

Associate Investigators

Our Associate Investigators bring additional and complementary skills to FASD Research Australia. A major strength is the inclusion of a consumer and community perspective as well as extensive experience with professional health and justice workforce development.

Ms Catherine Crawford
Magistrate Perth Children’s Court

Professor Jane Halliday
Group Leader of Public Health Genetics, Principal Research Fellow Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Dr Lorian Hayes
Researcher, Centre for Chronic Disease, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland

Professor Jane Latimer
Professor & ARC Future Fellow, The George Institute for Global Health. From 2017 Professor School of Public Health, University of Sydney

Dr Raewyn Mutch
Honorary Research Fellow, Telethon Kids Institute & Paediatrician WA Department of Health

Mr Glenn Pearson
Deputy Director Aboriginal Health, Telethon Kids Institute

Dr Tracy Reibel
Senior Research Fellow, Telethon Kids Institute. From 2019 Associate Professor & Principal Research Fellow Ngangk Yira Research Centre for Aboriginal Health & Social Equality, Murdoch University

Ms Vicki Russell
Director NOFASD Australia (2016 – 2017). From 2017 FASD Consultant

Professor Sven Silburn
Director Centre for Child Development & Education, Menzies School of Health Research & Professorial Fellow Telethon Kids Institute

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr Tracey Tsang
University of Sydney

Dr Lauren Rice
University of Sydney

Dr Amy Finlay-Jones
Telethon Kids Institute

Dr Martyn Symons
Telethon Kids Institute

Dr Hayley Passmore
Telethon Kids Institute



PhD Students

Natalie Kippin
Telethon Kids Institute

Tess Fletcher
Telethon Kids Institute

Program Manager

Contact Narelle Mullan for information or further details on FASD Research Australia

T: 08 6319 1674