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Dr Lee Nedkoff


Dr Lee Nedkoff is based in the School of Population and Global Health at The University of Western Australia and joined the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in 2022. Dr Nedkoff is the Head of the Cardiology Population Health Laboratory.

Following a clinical career as a physiotherapist, she decided to pursue a career in cardiovascular disease (CVD) epidemiology after completing a Masters dissertation on trends in acute coronary syndromes.

Dr Nedkoff is an expert in the use of linked health data for monitoring CVD at a population level. She is currently working on projects to determine the prevalence of stable coronary disease in the population, and is investigating the reasons for increasing rates of heart attacks in young adult women in Australia.

  • National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow
  • Chair, Allied Health, Science and Technology Council, and Board Member, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Board Member, WA Cardiovascular Research Alliance
  • Co-Chair, National Stroke Data Linkage Group
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Acknowledgement of Country

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures; and to Elders past and present.

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute - The Home of Heart Research for 30 Years