Hasantha Gunasekera

Senior Lecturer, Paediatrics & Child Health, University of Sydney

General Paediatrician, Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (Westmead)

Senior Lecturer, The Children's Hospital at Westmead Clinical School

Editor, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Paediatrics & Child Health, University of Sydney

Education

  • 2009 
    University of Sydney, PhD
  • 2004 
    University of Sydney, MIPH (Hons)
  • 2003 
    Royal Australasian College Physicians, FRACP
  • 1996 
    University of Sydney, DCH
  • 1994 
    University of Sydney, MBBS

Publications

  • 2014
    Medical Journal of Australia, Corbett E, Gunasekera H, Isaacs D, Maycock A. Australia’s treatment of refugee and asylum seeker children: the views of Australian paediatricians. 201 (7): 393-398.
  • 2014
    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Gunasekera H. Ethical dilemmas about orphan drugs for orphan diseases. 50 (8): 656.
  • 2014
    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Gunasekera H, Tefuarani N, Kilalang C, Amini J, Sobi K, Vuvu J, Duke T. A day on the paediatric wards in Port Moresby, PNG. 50: 494-495.

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Centre of Research Excellence Indigenous Children's Healthy Ears
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Health and Medical Research Council
  • 2013
    Study of Environment on Aboriginal Resilience and Child Health
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Health and Medical Research Council
  • 2012
    Watchful waiting for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children with acute otitis media
    Role:
    Chief investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Health and Medical Research Council

Research Areas

  • Paediatrics (111403)
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health (111701)
  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)