Prof. Alan Cass
Alan Cass is the Director of Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin. A clinician-researcher and nephrologist, he has conducted national and international clinical trials; analysed the health outcomes and costs, patient experience and community perspectives regarding different models of care in urban, rural and remote settings; developed, implemented and evaluated clinical information systems to improve care coordination, screening for and management of complex chronic disease; worked to improve cultural safety in health care; and to address inequity in access to care for First Nations Australians.
Professor Cass was Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Australasian Kidney Trials Network (2005-12); a Director of the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (2012-17); Board Director for Top End Area Health Services (2015-17); Chair of the MBS Review Renal Clinical Committee (2017-18) and Chair of the Advisory Committee to the Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry (2019-22). He is Chair of the NT Clinical Senate and a Fellow of the Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.