Professor Guy Marks AO is a respiratory physician and environmental epidemiologist. His main research interests are in chronic respiratory disease (asthma and COPD), tuberculosis control and the adverse health effects of exposure to air pollution. He is Professor of Respiratory Medicine at UNSW, South Western Sydney Clinical School. He is currently an NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow. He is head of the Respiratory and Environmental Epidemiology group at the Woolcock Institute and an Honorary Professor at The University of Sydney (Sydney Medical School).
His other major roles include Editor-in-Chief (lung diseases) of the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Vice President of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Chair of the NSW TB Advisory Committee, and Chair of the NSW Chief Health Officer’s Expert Advisory Committee on Air Pollution. He also received an Achievement Award by the NHMRC in 2014 for being the top-ranked applicant for a Research Fellowship in that year.
In 2022 Guy was awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to respiratory medicine and research, and to tertiary education.