Professor Guy Maddern was reappointed to the position of Director of Research at TQEH-BHI for a five year term in March 2020. This leadership position has been critical to furthering the aims of research excellence and enhancing the research reputation of TQEH.

The following support structures exist at the BHI:

  • BHI Policy Committee
  • BHI Facility Manager

Established in 1996, the Basil Hetzel Institute Policy Committee (formerly the Clinical Development Research Centre Policy Committee)  provides strategic advice for the running of the BHI and to optimise the available support programs across The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH).

The Committee is comprised of senior representatives from:

  • the two Universities with whom the Hospital is affiliated, The University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia
  • academic Heads of Departments at TQEH (Medicine & Surgery)
  • the scientific community

Sub-Committees assist the BHI Policy Committee as required:


The BHI Facility Manager is responsible for laboratory management, operations, compliance and general assistance for researchers.

Contact details:

Imogen Ball

Ground Floor, The Institute (DX465101)
Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
28 Woodville Road
Woodville South SA 5011

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +61 8 8222 7427
Fax: +61 8 8222 7872