Deputy Director, Research
St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne/University of Melbourne
Associate Professor Tam Nguyen FRSPH FAIM PhD MBA is an experienced research administrator with previous clinical research experience at numerous teaching hospitals and medical research institutes across Australia. In the current role as the deputy director of research at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Tam is responsible for research strategy, research innovation and commercialisation, research business development and research ethics and governance. Tam leads a dynamic team dedicated to providing innovative solutions to facilitate health and medical research.
Tam has a PhD in Biomechanics and an MBA in strategy with exchange visit to the European Summer School of Advanced Management (UK) and IPADE (Mexico). He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at RMIT University and an Associate Professor at the Melbourne Medical School.
Tam is active with the Society where he is an accredited training fellow authorised to present the following modules: Research Ethics - human and animal; Research Integrity; Working with Industry; National Research and Innovation System in Australia; Understanding Research and Researchers and Research Finance. He also serves on the Program Committee for the 20th ARMS Annual Conference (Adelaide 2019) and the 21st ARMS Conference (Perth, 2020) and was recently appointed as co-convener of ARMS “Health and Medical Research” Special Interest Group.
Tam has over 15 years of board level experience across higher education, not for profit, healthcare and aged care sector with deep understanding of compliance issues relating to Board and Board director’s legal duties and responsibilities. Current NED/Directorship positions: Tweddle Child and Family Health Services, Australian Multicultural Community Services Inc., NextMed Capital and Ultramedic Pty Ltd.