Personal details

Name
Dr Michael Gabbett
Position(s)
Course Coordinator Diagnostic Genomics
Faculty of Health,
School - Biomedical Sciences,
Research - Biomedical Sciences
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Biomedical Sciences - CDA
Discipline *
Genetics, Clinical Sciences, Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine
Phone
+61 7 3138 0872
Fax
+61 7 3138 6030
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

MHM (University of New South Wales), MMedSc(ClinEpid) (University of New South Wales), MBBS (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Associate Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators
  • Executive Member (Treasurer), Human Genetics Society of Australasia
  • Executive Member (Immediate Past President), Australasian Association of Clinical Geneticists
  • Member, Genomics Education Network of Australasia
  • Member, Asia-Pacific Society of Human Genetics
  • Member, American Society of Human Genetics
  • Member, European Society of Human Genetics
Keywords

Clinical genomics, Diagnostic genomics, Genetic counselling, Ethics, Education

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Teaching

Michael has a career in education and teaching spanning two decades. He currently co-ordinates and teaches into QUT’s Master of Diagnostic Genomics. Previously, he was instrumental in the redesign and delivery of Griffith University’s Master of Genetic Counselling.

Michael is active in the sphere of professional education of paediatricians and physicians. He currently sits on the Royal Australasia College of Physicians (RACP) Curriculum Advisory Group. He was a member of the RACP Advanced training Committee in Clinical Genetics for a number of years and held the position of RACP Regional Examiner at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Brisbane until the hospital’s closure.

Michael currently chairs the Human Genetic Society of Australasia’s working party on Core Capabilities in Genomics for medical graduates.

This information has been contributed by Dr Michael Gabbett.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Advisor/Consultant for Industry
Reference year
2020
Details
Provision of consultancy work to educate Queensland general practitioners, nurses and midwives in genomic medicine.
Type
Reviewer for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2020
Details
Invited reviewer for: European Journal of Medical Genetics; The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Clinical and Experimental Dermatology; Open Access Journal of Clinical Trials; Neonatology; Journal of Paediartic Dentistry; Clinical Genetics; Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets
Type
Membership of Review Panels on Prestigious Grant Applications
Reference year
2019
Details
Peer review of the Health Research Council of New Zealand annual research funding grant round
Type
Assessor, Examiner or Supervisor Role
Reference year
2017
Details
Directly supervised and mentored eight individuals into the medical speciality of clinical genetics. College examiner in paediatrics 2008 - 2017 Regional examiner for the Royal Children's Hospital Brisbane 2010-2017
Type
Committee Role/Editor or Chair of an Academic Conference
Reference year
2017
Details
"Lead Fellow" - Chair of the Scientific Programme and Organising Committee of RACP Congress for the 2015 to the 2017 meetings.