Professor Lingam is a senior clinical academic with expertise in maternal and child health services research. He is Professor in Paediatric Population and Health Services Research at the University of New South Wales, Honorary Professor of Population Child Health at Kings College London and the Black Dog Institute (NSW), and a Consultant Paediatrician within the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. He leads the Population Child Health and Health Services Research Group, UNSW Sydney, the NSW Centre for Child Health Services Research and Innovations (CHRIS) and its national counterpart Child Unlimited. He has developed and evaluated large-scale child health intervention programmes in low- and high-income settings to optimize the health, and development of children and young people. He has extensive experience in experimental (individual, step wedge and cluster randomised controlled trials), quasi experimental child health services research and implementation evaluation studies. He has over 140 research publications and has attracted over 49.5 million dollars in research funding in the last 5 years. firstname.lastname@example.org
Lead of Child Unlimited National Research group 2019-current. Co-Lead BestSTART SW Sydney 2019-2023. Early Life and Adolescent Programme Lead for the UK Centre for Translational Research in Public Health from 2015 to 2018; Co-Chair of the Child Health Group in the MARCH Centre London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2013-2014 and Academic Convenor British Association of Community Child Health 2011-13. I have been a consultant and invited speaker on the Measurement of Early Childhood Development Outcomes for World Health Organisation (2013). In addition, he has been an invited speaker for the NHS Expo (2016) European academy of Childhood disability (2013) and The New York Academy of Sciences (2012 and 2013).
Professor Lingam is a senior clinical academic with expertise in child health services research. He is Professor in Paediatric Population and Health Services Research at the University of New South Wales, Honorary Professor at Kings College London, and a Consultant Community Paediatrician within the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network.
He has extensive experience developing and evaluating complex interventions embedded within health systems. The Population Child Health Research team he set up in 2018 has been successful in over 55 research grants (NHMRC, MRFF, NSW Health and Philanthropy worth $49.5 million) currently funding 14 academics and professional staff including two NHMRC fellows. Within the area of Health Services Research, he is the NSW PI for the NHMRC funded Strengthening Care for Children, the MRFF funded Strengthening Care for Rural Children and the NSW Health funded Sustain step wedge trials. He leads the Kids Rural GPS study across 4 LHD’s in NSW, assessing care coordination at scale. He has evaluated several digital interventions including the Australian Child Digital Health Record and the UK BabyBuddy App. He was PI for the UK NIHR: SOLID: SuppOrting Looked after Children In Decreasing Drugs and Alcohol Trial. He is co-PI of the Children and Young People’s Health Partnership (CYPHP) a Health Systems Transformation Programme London. This health services transformation programme, the largest in the UK, is being evaluated using a cluster randomised controlled trial involving 120,000 children.
His program of integrated paediatric care research includes 12 research projects as CIA resulting in over 140 publications cited over 3000 times. He has been an invited speaker at: the World Health Organisation; European academy of childhood disability; The New York Academy of Sciences; and board member for the NSW Child Health Review 2020.
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Currently supervisor of 4 PHD students, one MSC student and 3 ILP students. Two completed PhD students. Examiner of 2 PhD students, multiple MSC students and upgrade examiner of multiple students.