Professor Bruce Robinson is a respiratory physician and scientist, internationally recognised for his leading research into cancer immunology and asbestos related cancer over nearly four decades.
Roles and responsibilities:
- Consultant Physician, Respiratory medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
- Research Scientist, National Cente for Asbestos Related Diseases, Institute for Respiratory Health, University of Western Australia. Regularly speaking at major international meetings and has made numerous media appearances relating to science
- Lectures, seminars and clinical teaching to medical students
- Co-founder and past Director of the National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases, previous Chair of the State Health Research Advisory Council
- Co-founder and Director of the International Skills and Training Institute in Health, a philanthropic organization which provides services and training in disaster situations within the Asian region
- Principal investigator on several projects examining the role of digital health strategies in COVID-19 and chronic lung disease
- Over 35 years experience in teaching medical students, including new programs in communication skills [‘how to break bad news to patients’] and in medical research through lecturing, seminars and clinical teaching. He has also initiated teaching weekends and medical teacher development days. Winner of 3 UWA Medical School Teacher-of-the-Year awards.