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Disease Surveillance

Phone:9845 3005
Fax:9845 3082
Location:Research Building, level 2

  • The Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit (APSU) is a unit of the Division of Paediatrics and Child Health, Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
  • It provides a unique mechanism for national surveillance of, and research into, uncommon conditions of childhood, including infectious, genetic, mental health and vaccine-preventable diseases, and childhood injuries.
  • The APSU is an important component of the national network of State, Commonwealth and other research agencies that seek to monitor the health and wellbeing of Australian children and young people.
  • The Children's Hospital at Westmead subsidises office accommodation and access to IT and telecommunication services.
  • The APSU does not provide a clinical service.
  • For further information, please see


  • Professor Elizabeth Elliott, Director -- 9845 3448 / 9845 3005
  • Dr Yvonne Zurynski, Assistant Director -- 9845 1202 / 9845 3005
  • Ms Karen Pattinson, Office Coordinator -- 9845 3005
  • Mrs Ingrid Charters, Administrative Officer -- 9845 3023
  • Ms Nicole McKay, Data Manager -- 9845 3007
  • Dr Elizabeth Peadon, Research Officer -- 9845 3039 / 9845 3005
  • Dr David Lester-Smith, Research Fellow -- 9845 3433
  • Dr Monica Lahra, Clinical Fellow -- 9845 2200
  • Ms Leanne Vidler, PAEDS Nurse -- 9845 3095
  • Ms Sarah Srikanthan, Publications Project Officer -- 9845 1324
  • Dr Greta Ridley, Project Officer -- 9845 1324


See also: Research and Education

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Last updated: Tuesday, 19 May 2009

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