Paul Komesaroff


Research Committee Member, NICM Health Research InstitutePaul Komesaroff

Professor Paul Komesaroff is a practising physician, Professor of Medicine at Monash University and Executive Director of the international NGO Global Reconciliation. He joins NICM Health Research Institute as a member of the Research Committee. Professor Komesaroff has an international reputation in health care ethics, and has made a major impact in the field of clinical ethics in Australia.

Professor Komesaroff is involved in a wide range of teaching, research and action projects in areas including complementary medicines, palliative care and obesity. These have led to numerous peer reviewed articles, and extensive national and international collaboration.

Professor Komesaroff is director of the International Ethics Centre, the Centre for Ethics in Medicine and Society and is a member and convener of numerous scientific and research committees. He has been extensively involved in the education of medical students, practitioners, and other health professionals and has contributed to the development of policy and practice guidelines in a wide range of areas.

He holds a PhD in philosophy from La Trobe University and a MBBS from the University of Melbourne.