Professor Nicholas Glasgow

BHB, MBChB, GradDipFamMed(Monash), GradCertEdStudies(Sydney), MD, FRNZCGP, FRACGP, FAChPM
Emeritus Professor
ANU College of Health and Medicine

Areas of expertise

  • Primary Health Care 111717
  • Respiratory Diseases 110203
  • Public Health And Health Services 1117
  • Medicine, Nursing And Health Curriculum And Pedagogy 130209
  • Medical And Health Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified 119999

Research interests

Palliative medicine and end of life care research

Health systems research including interactions between research evidence and health policy.

Primary health care research with a particular interest in chronic disease and comorbidity.

Respiratory disease particularly asthma in children and COPD.

Scholarship in teaching and learning with a particular interest in outcomes based educational approaches including competency based medical education.

Biography

Nicholas Glasgow is a general practitioner and palliative medicine specialist. A graduate of the University of Auckland he has held academic appointments at the University of the United Arab Emirates, the University of Sydney and The Australian National University. His doctoral thesis examined the interface between primary and secondary care in a rapidly developing country.

He has wide experience in all aspects of curriculum development, approaches to teaching, assessment and evaluation of educational programs across the vertical continuum of medical education. He has twice been a Harvard Macy Scholar. 

He has successfully supervised 10 higher degree by research candidates and currently supervises one PhD student. He has examined 17 PhD/MD research theses and 2 Masters research theses.

Since coming to Canberra in 1997, he has won more than $25 million in research and development funds. Over $4 million of these funds are in NHMRC grants in which he is named as an investigator. He has over 80 peer reviewed publications and is regualrly invited to speak at national and international meetings in relation to his research, educational and leadership interests.

He has served on high level university committees including the Senior Management Group of the university, and as Chair of the Academic Board. He undertakes high level service on various professional and health service committees of organisations. He was a Ministerial Appointee to the National Lead Clinicians Group (acting Chair of the NLCG during the first half of 2014), was Chair of the ACT Clinical Senate and a Ministerial Appointee to ACT Health Directorate Local Hospital Network. He was President of Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand 2015 - 2016. He makes regular contributions to the work of the Australian Medical Council serving on medical school and college accreditation committees (including as Chair), and in respect of applications for recognition as a medical speciality.

Publications

Projects and Grants

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Updated:  11 December 2019 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers