Research Themes

Qualifications

MBBS (distinction) MM(Clin Epid) PhD FRCP(UK) FRACP

Prof Angela Webster

Evidence Integration Director

Angela is an NHMRC Leadership Fellow. She is a Clinical Epidemiologist, Nephrologist and Transplant Physician, having trained in England, Scotland and Australia. She studied Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Sydney, and was awarded a PhD in 2006. She now splits her time working as Professor in Clinical Epidemiology in the Sydney School of Public Health, and as a Senior Staff Specialist in Renal Medicine and Transplantation at Westmead Hospital. International roles include funding arbiter for Cochrane, responsible for overseeing resolution of financial and professional conflicts of interest with authors, peer reviewers and editors, as part of the broader landscape of research integrity. From 2007-2015 she was deputy coordinating editor of the Cochrane Kidney and Transplant, where she remains an Editor. She is on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, and was previously an associate editor for Transplantation. She is a former member of the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) executive committee. KDIGO is an independent global organization producing international clinical practice guidelines, guideline updates and clinical controversies conferences for whom the executive committee provides strategic direction. Nationally, Angela is the Executive Officer of the Australian and New Zealand Islet and Pancreas Transplant Registry, and former member of the New South Wales Transplant Advisory Committee. She is a member of the Gender Equity and Diversity working group and former Chair of the Scientific Program and Education Committee (SPEC) of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.