Neil is a Lymphologist and Director of the lymphoedema Clinical Research Unit
Neil was one of the initial coordinators of the Advanced Studies Stream in the MD Program
Neil is Vice Chair of the International Society for Lymphology,
Neil is Clinical Sciences and Chief ditor of the "Journal of Lymphoedema" (UK), a member of the editorial boards of "Phlebology" (USA) and "Lymphology" (USA).
He is Australasian Editor or the "Journal of Lymphatic research and Biology" (USA).
Neil was President of the 22nd International Congress of Lymphology (Sydney.)
He is a member International Advisory Board Union Internationale Phlebologie and a member of its consensus groups on Lymphoedema and Phlebo-lymphoedema,
He is a board member of the World Alliance for Wound and Lymphoedema Care and the Australian College of Phlebology and a member of the steering committee for the Australian and American Lymphoedema Frameworks.
He has been on the scientific and organising committees of a range of recent international congresses including the Australasian Lymphology Associstion/ILF one in Darwin 2016, the joint Italian and International Lymphoedema Framework Congress in Siracusa 2017, the ILF and Dutch Lymphodema Frameworks groups in Rotterdam 2018 and the forthcoming 2019 ILF and American Lymphoedema Framework Congress in Chicago USA
B.Sc 1772 Adelaide
B Sc (Hons) 1973 Adelaide
Ph D 1979 Mode of Action of Benzopyrones in thermal and other oedemas Adelaide
Australasian Lymphology Association Award - Lifetime contribution to Lymphology Darwin 2016
Honorary Life Membership Lymphoedema Association of Victoria May 2015
Established Researcher Presentation Award (WALT World Association Laser Therapy) 2012
Fellow Australian College of Phlebology 2011
Gold Medal for Advancement of Lymphoedema research: Australasian college of Phlebology, Melbourne 2011
International Lymphoedema Framework Award for Lymphoedema research; London, 2010
American Society for Lymphology award - for Dedication to the adance of Evidence based Medicine in the Field of Lymphology 2007
Vice Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching Graduate Studiies Program 2000
Development of Advanced Studies (AS) Program for the MD
Clinical Trial Supervisor, Lymphoedema Clinical Research Unit for the following trials conducted by Advanced Studies Students in the MD program: Impact of limb dominance on Lymphoedema diagnosis, The use of negative pressure in the treatment of lymphoedema with and without fibrosis; Providing an improved objective classification for lymphooedemas,
CI with other members from Uni SA and State Path and Clinical Genetics in the trial to determine the Genetic basis of lipoedemas and of the relationshop between the genotype and phenotype for lipoedema
Best Day Presenter International Lymphoedema Framework Congress Glasgow - JUN 2014
International Society of Lymphology Presidential Prize- Rome - SEP 2013
Channel 9 Young Achiever Semi-finalist - FEB 2015
Flinders University Publication Award - FEB 2016
Siroptomist International Ester Bright Travel Award - APR 2012
Flinders University Best Ph D student presentation -
Lymphoedema Screening; detection of those at risk of lymphoedema conducted across SA country and NT from 2001 with support from Lions Internationa.
Other patient sceening programs in Western NSW and Victoria andin Tasmania supported by the Tasmanian Lymphoedema Center in St Marys
Self/partner management strategies for chronic lymphoedemas presented at public meetings of the Lymphoedema Support Group of SA
Educating the at risk population though support group and other meetings
Patron Lipoedema Australia (formally LASS)
Patron Lymphoedema Support group of SA
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