Professor Matthew Peters AM - Director

Matthew Peters AM



Professor Matthew Peters is a Respiratory Physician and Head of Respiratory Medicine at Concord Hospital. He holds academic appointments at Macquarie University and The University of Sydney. He has long had an interest in preventative health and was Chair of Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) for many years. He is a past President of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. 

He has research interests in respiratory physiology and the pulmonary and cardiac responses to hypoxia. A recent focus is health professional and community education to avoid current and future harms related to electronic cigarette use.

He was made a Member of the Order of Australia for significant services to medical education in the 2019 Honours list.

Appointed 8 October 2015

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