Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

Equal good health for all

Meet the team

The MacKillop team includes leading researchers with a proven track record and international reputation for research excellence, as well as up-and-coming researchers in the field. Together the team brings passion, expertise and the determination to make a difference in communities through research addressing today’s most pressing health challenges.

As the inaugural director, Professor Simon Stewart leads The MacKillop, which includes three research centres. A centre director oversees research within each centre.

Professorial Fellows

Institute Administration

  • Todd Bennet

    Institute Manager
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  • Kathrin Lonsdale

    Executive Assistant to Director
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  • Pauline Ruberto

    Administrative Officer
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  • Gabriela Ruberto

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  • Donna Ruecroft

    Administrative Officer (Visiting Professor Program)
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