Dr Brendan Clifford

Senior Research Fellow
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine) (2022), University of Sydney
  • Master of Public Health (2014), University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Nursing (2006), Edinburgh Napier University
  • Bachelor of Science (2003), University of Galway 
Medicine & Health
National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre

Dr Brendan Clifford is a Senior Research Fellow with the National Centre for Clinical Research in Emerging Drugs.  Brendan is a clinician researcher who uses interdisciplinary methods to further health equity and enhance access to evidence-based healthcare.  He has a broad clinical background having worked in nursing in Ireland, the United Kingdom and Australia, mainly in emergency department settings.  In addition to undertaking clinical research in alcohol and other drugs, he has also held roles in inclusive health innovation, and lectured in public health and social sciences at Sydney Nursing School.  He completed his PhD examining intersectoral policy for homelessness and health at the Menzies Centre for Health Policy and Economics.