Winthrop Professor Bruce Robinson’s current appointments include: Professor in Medicine at the School of Medicine & Pharmacology at the University of Western Australia , Consultant Respiratory Physician and Director at the Department of Respiratory Medicine at Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital and Director at the National Research Centre for Asbestos-Related Diseases. He is also the Chairman of the State Health Research Advisory Council, Department of Health Western Australia and Chairman of the Asbestos Working Party of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC)
As a part of ISTIH, Professor Robinson has served in a Tsunami Medical Relief Team in Aceh, Indonesia delivering medical care, providing training in respiratory medicine, bronchoscopy skills and disaster preparedness in Banda Aceh, Meulaboh and Jakarta. His role for ISTIH has also involved him serving in Sumatra and Haiti after their devastating earthquakes. He has previously worked in other developing countries, including Papua New Guinea and Nepal.
Professor Robinson was award a Member of the Order of Australia on Australia Day 2013.
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