Anthony Russell Australian Diabetes Society and the Australian Diabetes Educators Association Annual Scientific Meeting 2014

Anthony Russell

Tony is an Endocrinologist and Director of the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane. Tony is the Co-Chair of the Qld Health Statewide Diabetes Clinical Network and has recently chaired the Steering Committee developing the Queensland Diabetes Services: Statewide Health Service Strategy 2013. Tony’s research interests have focused on diabetes care delivery. In partnership with Prof Claire Jackson, Tony was instrumental in developing the innovative model of care managing complex type 2 diabetes in the community with up-skilled GPs at Inala Primary Care. As a specialist in diabetes management, and with his experience at the interface of primary and specialist care, Tony has provided significant leadership for the diabetes component of an NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence looking at the interface between primary and secondary care. Tony has implemented Telehealth services for Diabetes and Endocrine management at the Princess Alexandra Hospital; now providing services to over 46 sites in the State. Tony is also CIB on a NHMRC partnership grant lead by Prof Brian Oldenburg, implementing an Information and Communication Technology platform to improve the health of people with Type 2 diabetes.

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