Professor Ingrid Winship is the Inaugural Chair of Adult Clinical Genetics at the University of Melbourne and Director of Genomic Medicine, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, commencing in November 2006. She was also at this time appointed as Melbourne Health’s Executive Director of Research and during her 12-year tenure launched the Clinical Trials Research Centre in the city campus.
Prof Winship is a graduate of the University of Cape Town, dual trained in Clinical Genetics and Dermatology. Professor Winship is currently a Director of the Boards of the Australian Genome Research Facility, Human Genome Organisation and Global Variome. She is Chair of the Australian Health Ethics Committee and a member of the NHMRC Council.