Blood 2019
Ian Prosser

Ian Prosser

Consultant Haematologist and General Physician, Canberra

Dr Ian Prosser is a Consultant Haematologist and General Physician in private practice in Canberra, and Senior Medical Advisor for the Biological Science Section, Therapeutic Goods Administration, where he helped to develop the Biologicals regulatory framework for human cells and tissues, including blood products. He represents TGA on the Jurisdictional Blood Committee.

After graduating from the University of Adelaide, he trained in internal medicine at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (FRACP in General Medicine 1987), and also undertook research training in cell biology (PhD, University of Adelaide 1984. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Washington University Medical Centre in St Louis, Missouri, from 1987-89, then returned to Adelaide for further training in clinical and laboratory haematology, qualifying FRCPA in 1991.

He was Chief Resident/Clinical Superintendent at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle in 1991–92, before moving to Canberra as a staff specialist in haematology at The Canberra Hospital, where he remained until 2009. He has held numerous positions including Clinical Director of Haematology at The Canberra Hospital, and is a clinical senior lecturer with ANU Medical School.

He has been a national examiner for both the RACP and RCPA, and has a long-standing interest in teaching, especially in post-graduate education in internal medicine and haematology.

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