B App Sc (Curtin), PhD (University of London, UK)

Social Medicine
2011

Professor Sheena Reilly is the Director of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland at Griffith University.

Professor Reilly specialises in children's speech and language development, with a special interest in disorders of fluency, speech and language. She is leading a large population study of evolving speech and language impairment and is involved in a number of clinical trials to evaluate interventions.

Main Fields of Activity or Interest

  • Child Development
  • Speech and Language Development and Disorders

Other Fields in which Interested

  • Social and Emotional Development
  • Population Health
  • Gene-Environment Interactions in Language Impairments

Main Teaching, Research or Administrative Posts

  • Menzies Health Institute Queensland - Director (2015 - )
  • Murdoch Children's Research Institute - Associate Director, Clinical and Public Health Research (2011 - 2015)
  • University of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics, Professor of Speech Pathology (2007 - 2015)
  • Royal Children's Hospital - Professor/Director, Speech Pathology Department (1991 - )

Fellowships, Honorary Memberships, Special Awards

  • Fellow, Speech Pathology Australia
  • Fellow, Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (UK)
  • Honorary at University of Melbourne
  • Honorary at University of Sydney
  • Honorary at University of Child Health, London

Associate Director - Murdoch Children's Research Institute

Professor of Speech Pathology - The University of Melbourne

Professor - Director - Department of Speech Pathology - The Royal Children's Hospital

2020 Member of the Order of Australia