Daniel Chan

Professor Daniel Chan

Adjunct Professor, NICM Health Research Institute


Professor Daniel Chan is Head of Aged Care and Repatriation at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital.


Research focus

  • Research into stroke including the evaluation of an efficient stroke service that brings good outcomes, epidemiological studies and models of care
  • Research into Parkinson's Disease including genetics with international collaborations with China, Singapore and Japan
  • Research into aged care including falls, dementia and hip protectors. Part of this research is conducted in collaboration with Beijing Geriatric Hospital
  • Research into proteins and neurodegenerative diseases and dementia drug trials in collaboration with China
  • Clinical teaching duties of fifth year Medical Students of Sydney University in Geriatric Medicine
  • Honorary lecturer of medical students of Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Teaching F.R.A.C.P.
  • Conjoint Associate Professor in Faculty of Medicine of University of New South Wales lecturing medical students and also acting as clinical examiner
  • Adjunct Professor in Faculty of Social and Health Science of University of Western Sydney, lecturing social science students

Awards and recognition

  • 2002 Baxter Award of New South Wales finalist
  • 2011 Premier's Awards ¨C Innovation in Frontline Delivery, NSW finalist