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Professor Nadine Ezard is the Director of NCCRED. Nadine is also the Clinical Director of the Alcohol and Drug Service at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney Australia home to one of NSW’s first specialist stimulant treatment programs.
Nadine’s academic achievements include MBBS in Medicine and Surgery and BA in History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Melbourne, Masters of Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health and PhD of Public Health from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Nadine has over 25 years experience in the addiction medicine field and over that time has received multiple accolades including Commonwealth Scholarship and Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence.
Nadine’s body of peer-reviewed research involves building the evidence base for improved health interventions for marginalised populations. Her current research focusses on working with people who use stimulants to develop new and effective interventions.
Nadine is a registered medical practitioner and Fellow of the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine (FAChAM) of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). She has previously worked for the World Health Organization, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime.