Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite is Foundation Director, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Director, Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science, and Professor of Health Systems Research, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University. Sydney, Australia. He has appointments at six other Universities internationally and he is a board member of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) and consultant to the World Health Organisation.

His research examines the changing nature of health systems, attracting funding of more than AUD$91 million (USD$70 million). He is particularly interested in health care as a complex adaptive system, and applying complexity science to health care problems.

Professor Braithwaite has contributed over 600 total publications presented at international and national conferences on more than 800 occasions, including 75 keynote addresses. His research appears in journals such as British Medical Journal, The Lancet, Social Science & Medicine, BMJ Quality and Safety, and International Journal of Quality in Health Care. He has received 32 different national and international awards for his teaching and research. Further details are available at his Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Braithwaite.

Outside of his research, he is very interested in the Anthropocene and the impact of human activity on human and species’ health, population and climate.
Education
PhD, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUS, 2000
MBA, Macquarie University, Sydney, AUS, 1996
MIR (Hons), University of Sydney, Sydney, AUS, 1995
BA, University of New England, New South Wales, AUS, 1988
DipLR, University of Sydney, Sydney, AUS, 1980
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Contract bridge, organisational theory, international health sector reform, complexity theory, resilience in healthcare
Personal Interests
contemporary human behaviour, human evolution, long distance running, long distance cycling
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