Professor Rod Hunt is the professor for paediatrics, at Monash Children's Hospital. 

After undergraduate training at Flinders University SA, and Specialist Paediatric and Neonatal Training in Sydney, Professor Hunt undertook a PhD in Neonatal Neurology supervised by Professors Terrie Inder and Lex Doyle.

He has served as Examiner on the National Examining Panel for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and currently represents The Children's Campus on the Maternity and Newborn Steering Committee for the Melbourne Academic Centre for Health.

Professor Hunt is the current Chair of the INSIGHT committee (formerly Perinatal Safety and Quality Committee) within the Maternity and Newborn Governance for the Department of Health and Human Services. He is currently the Chair of the Neonatal Sub-committee of the Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity (CCOPMM).

Current research has been funded by NHMRC: Professor Hunt has been CI on project funding in excess of $20 million.


Other Affiliations: 
  • Honorary Professor, Dept of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne
  • Honorary Professor, Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University
  • Research Advisory Committee for CCOPMM
  • Chair, Grant Review Panel, Women's and Children's Health Network, SA
  • Investigator with Victorian Infant Brain Studies Group (VIBeS)