Interviewee: Nick Talley
Laureate Professor Nick Talley and Dr James Edwards
James talks to Nick Talley about his life, career and making smart choices in medicine.
Laureate Professor Nick Talley is currently Pro Vice-Chancellor, Global Research at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Nick was previously Pro Vice Chancellor (and Dean) of the Faculty of Health and Medicine (2010-2015) and seconded to be the Deputy Vice-Chancellor-Research (Acting) at the University from June 2013 to March 2014. He practices consultant gastroenterology and is a Senior Staff Specialist at the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle.
He is an expert clinician, educator and researcher, with extensive experience as a leader in the medical and University sectors and currently President of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and Chair-Elect of the Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges (CPMC).
Nick has published over 800 original and review articles in the peer-reviewed literature, and is considered one of the world’s most influential clinician-researchers (H index 116, Scopus). He is also the author of the highly regarded textbooks Clinical Examination and Examination Medicine. In June 2014, Professor Talley was inaugurated as one of the first 15 Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (FAHMS) and was elected to the Executive of the Academy.
Nick’s award and prizes include the 2015 Laureate Professorship, 2014 NSW Excellence in Biological Sciences prize and the 2014 American Gastroenterological Association Distinguished Educator Award.