Prof Thomas Marwick is the Director of Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute. He is a foundation member of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, recipient of personal awards and honours (including the Eccles award of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia), associate editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), deputy editor of JACC-Cardiovascular Imaging, and former Chair of the Heart Foundation’s National Research Committee.
He trained at Melbourne University, the University of Louvain and Harvard University, and has an outstanding track record with regards publications and attracting grant support. As a cardiologist, he has a focus on health outcomes and holds particular expertise in cardiac imaging in heart failure and coronary disease, and the detection of early stages of cardiac dysfunction.
Prior to joining the Baker Institute as Director, he was Director of the Menzies Institute for Medical Research in Tasmania. In addition, he has provided significant research and clinical leadership at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio (Head of Cardiovascular Imaging ), the University of Queensland (Head, UQ Section of Medicine, Southern Clinical Division) and the Princess Alexandra Hospital (Director of Echocardiography) in Brisbane.