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Professor Emerita, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney

Lyndal is a GP and Professor Emerita at the University of Sydney. She commenced her academic career in 1999, after 13 years in clinical practice and has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers. In 2022 she was listed in the top 100,000 scientists worldwide and in the top 2% of researchers in her field. Her research focusses on the implementation of evidence in practice, particularly through shared decision making. She is on the International Patient Decision Aids Standards committee and leads their communicating risk group. She is a co-author on the Cochrane review of patient decision aid trials and was named one of 25 Shared Decision Making Champions by the US Foundation for Informed Medical Decisions. She advises the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare, the RACGP, Cancer Australia and state organisations such as NSW Agency for Innovation and Safercare Victoria. She also provides pro bono clinical care at the Asylum Seeker Centre in Sydney, reflecting her special interest in vulnerable populations.

Research Areas

  • Primary Health Care (111717)