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Our old scholars epitomise the Pembroke values in the wider community and we are proud of their achievements.

30 November 2020

We are pleased to bring you the Pembroke Global Citizens Series. This is your opportunity to hear the career stories of our celebrated old scholars.

Professor Helen Marshall (1979)

Professor Marshall is a medical researcher and National Health and Medical Research Council Practitioner Fellow with specialist training in child health, public health and vaccinology having completed a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Doctorate of Medicine, Master of Public Health and Diploma in Child Health and the Advanced Vaccinology Course at the Pasteur Merieux Institute, France. She holds the position Professor in Vaccinology in the Adelaide Medical School and is the Deputy Director of the Robinson Research Institute at The University of Adelaide, Senior Medical Practitioner and Director of the Vaccinology and Immunology Research Trials Unit, VIRTU, at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, South Australia.

She is currently researching the effectiveness of meningococcal vaccine programs and undertaking trials of COVID-19 vaccines. In recognition of her research excellence she was awarded the National Health and Medical Research Council’s “10 of the Best” research projects nationally in 2016 and the South Australia Science Award for Excellence in Research for the Public Good and South Australia Science Award for Excellence in Research Collaboration. In 2020 she received the Inspiring South Australian Women award, Australia Day Council, South Australia.