Professor David Burke
AO, MD, DSc, FRACP, FAA, FTSE
University of Sydney, NSW
David Burke is Professor of Neurology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, having previously held Chairs of Clinical Neurophysiology and of Neurology at the UNSW where he was Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the Prince Henry and Prince of Wales Hospitals for 11 years.
He led one of the two research teams which formed the Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute [renamed “NeuRA”] in 1991 and was elected Fellow of the Australian Academies of Science and of Technological Science & Engineering in 1995. In 2002 he moved to the University of Sydney as Dean of Research for the Health Faculties.
He is former Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Neurophysiology, inaugural Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Neurophysiology Practice and is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). He was Member/Chair of the Human Ethics Committee at UNSW for 10/5 years and had responsibility for Research Integrity for Sydney Medical School 2002-2013. He wasUniversity Officer of the Nepean Medical Research Foundation and a member of its Scientific Advisory Board to 2013.