Professor of Public Health and CEO, Sax Institute

Professor Sally Redman is CEO of the Sax Institute - a national leader in promoting the use of research evidence in health policy that is responsible for the 45 and Up Study, Australia’s largest study on health and ageing. She currently leads an NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in increasing the use of research evidence in policy and was previously the inaugural Director of the National Breast Cancer Centre. Professor Redman is a public health researcher with an interest in evaluating programs designed to improve health and health care.


  • 2002–present
    CEO, Sax Institute


  • 1982 
    Victoria University, Wellington, PhD
  • 1978 
    Victoria University, Wellington, BA Hons 1st Class (Psychology)
  • 1976 
    Victoria University, Wellington, BA (Psychology)

Research Areas

  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)


Centenary Medal, for service to the health and welfare of Australian women diagnosed with breast cancer, 2001