Professor Armour has worked in the area of asthma research at a basic scientific and clinical level. Her investigations span the breadth of asthma research from the cellular mechanisms to the translation of new ways to treat asthma within the health system. She has been on the Australian Respiratory Council, The National Asthma Council and has chaired the National Asthma Monitoring Advisory Committee, worked on the National Therapeutic Guidelines and the Australian Medicines Handbook. From 2003 ‑ 2006 she was a member of the NH MRC Research Committee and was the Chair of the Training Awards Committee. She was Pro‑Vice Chancellor, Research, at the University of Sydney, from 2006‑2009. In 2005 she was made a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society for her services to the profession, and she was awarded the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association (APSA) medal for research in 2007. She was an Associate Dean in the Faculty of Medicine until 2018. She was Professor of Pharmacology in the Faculty of Medicine and Health until 2021 and was made a Payne-Scott Professor by the University of Sydney in 2018.
In 2019 Carol was awarded an AM for her significant service to medical education and asthma management. In 2021 she won the national Eureka prize for her mentoring role in her career.
Appointed 10 April 2012
Appointed Executive Director 1 July 2012
Member of the Board Finance & Risk Committee