The Museum of Human Disease is located at UNSW in Kensington. Our museum houses over 2,500 diseased human tissues specimens. The Museum was established in 1959 by Professor Donald Wilhelm, the foundation Professor of Pathology at UNSW. The Museum of Human Disease is open to all members of the public.
Our museum's objective is to provide a space that enables all people to make educated decisions about their health and lifestyle choices. We endeavour to provide our visitors with an experience which can inform them and challenge them.
Adam has a background in chemistry and extensive experience in science communication. He helps develop and deliver the museum's programs and is in charge of its day-to-day operations.
Jo has a background in microbiology and immunology. She has extensive experience in teaching HSC Biology as well as working in pathology, disease research and developing science education content.
Ellen has a background in science education and communication, with a focus on secondary Biology and Chemistry teaching. She helps develop and deliver the museum's education programs.
David is an expert in the wet preservation and museum mounting of tissue samples and has more than ten years experience in long-term tissue preservation. He is in charge of maintaining the museum's specimen collection.
Natalie is a current PhD candidate in the School of Optometry and Vision Science, focusing on early detection of age-related macular degeneration. She has a background in Anatomy and Pathology, and helps deliver the museum's educational programs.