The Emeritus Team
Experience & Care
Meet the Emeritus team
Our doctors draw upon decades of experience and specialty training to provide the highest level of care for our participants. They are supported by our cohesive and innovative management team who utilise their experience across clinical research, business and beyond to ensure that we can offer new treatment options for those with unmet needs.
Prof. Stephen Hall
A/Prof. Andrew Ostor
Dr. Louise Murdoch
When not at ER Louise enjoys a busy home life with 6 children and getting into the pool for a swim as often as possible.
Dr. Nicole McKay
She joined the Emeritus Research team in 2009, and is passionate about clinical research, and being at the forefront of new clinical developments. Her greatest reward comes from providing these opportunities to our trial participants and seeing the benefits these therapies can bring.
When not working, Nicole enjoys the outdoors and playing music.
Dr. Ed Shelton
Ed holds a public position at Monash Health and consults privately in Kew. He lectures Monash University and Melbourne University medical students, is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medicine at Monash University and Senior Fellow in Medical Education at Melbourne University. Ed is the Principal Investigator on IBD clinical trials at Emeritus Research giving his patients access to the latest biologic therapies. He is also one of a handful of IBD physicians in Australia who perform intestinal ultrasound.
Ed maintains an interest in research having published in local and international journals in the fields of IBD, liver disease and endoscopy.
To all his patients, he offers a caring and conscientious nature. He understands that effective and clear communication is vital for his patients’ care. Ed supports the Carlton football club, loves running and has 3 kids Oscar, Eloise and Ignatius.
Dr. Simone Bamford
In 2007, Simone consolidated her clinical experience in cosmetic medicine, opening an innovative private practice specialising in bespoke anti-ageing treatments. Simone loves the impact that her work has on her clients; how small improvements can make a big difference in boosting their confidence and self-esteem. As a mother of three young girls, she knows only too well how the day-to-day challenges of life can manifest in our appearance, and how a little expert help can stimulate a positive transformation, both inside and out.
Simone is also passionate about her ongoing exposure to worldwide specialists and attends industry conferences each year to keep abreast of the latest innovations and technologies in the fast-moving world of medical aesthetics. This drive to offer the gold standard in safety and outcomes.
Dr. Gideon Shaw
Dr. Robert Krones
MD FRACP / Consultant Physician General and Acute Medicine
Professor Paul Bird
Internationally recognised as a specialist in rheumatic disease and imaging, he is the current Chair of the International Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research association and actively participates in national and international rheumatology research.
Providing consultation imaging services to Synarc, Bioclinica, Imorphics, and Boston Imaging Core Lab, he continues to participate in image interpretation and analyses in rheumatology clinical trials. He has been Principal Investigator in over sixty clinical trials and continues to undertake Investigator Initiated Trials. In 2016, his collaborative research on Verterbroplasty was published in the Lancet.
Dr John Sullivan
MB BS (Hons1) FACD
Dr Sullivan is the principal investigator on numerous dermatology trials, putting him at the forefront of advances in the field of dermatology and laser dermatology. His expertise sees him regularly presenting papers to other medical specialists, overseas, and in Australia.
15 + years in Tech, Life Sciences, and Healthcare
Originally trained as a computer scientist, Scott was CEO of Leadtec, a highly successful provider of ecommerce technologies, which was eventually sold to a US company. In 2008, he began his shift to the life sciences with the founding of Life Research (now Jomar Life Research). Leading Technology Group, of which Scott is the Chairman and CEO, is the parent company of Emeritus Research, BasePair Genomics, a pharmacogenomics company, Crux Biolabs, a research service provider, and Cardiobase, a supplier of specialist hospital software.
Scott is an avid participant in adventure sports, he enjoys reading medical literature and spending time with the family.
RN / Operations Manager
18 + years in Clinical Trials Management
RN / Business Manager
10 years in Clinical Research
Outside of working in trials, Teresa loves her time with family and friends, fitness training and participating in fitness events and challenges.