Georgina Chambers, PhD, MBA, BAppSci (MLS), Grad Dip (Comp)

Director and Scientia Fellow, National Epidemiology and Statistics Unit (NPESU), Centre for Big Data Research in Health, School of Women’s and Children’s Health.
University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Associate Professor Georgina Chambers is the Director of the National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit (NPESU), University of New South Wales, Sydney. The NPESU, is a leading national agency of information and research in reproductive medicine, maternity care and the perinatal period and is a joint unit of the Centre for Big Data Research in Health (CBDRH) and the School of Women’s and Children’s Health. Her qualifications include a PhD in the Health Economics of assisted reproductive technologies, MBA, BAppSci (MLS), Grad Dip (Comp).

Her research programs use clinical trial, cohort and large-scale, linked data to investigate the outcomes and cost-effectiveness of perinatal and reproductive medicine including fertility treatment, models of maternity care, and perinatal mental health. She is considered a leading international expert in the health economics and epidemiology of assisted reproductive technologies and fertility treatment. She is also considered an expert in using clinical registry data to measures ART success rates, and linking large-scale administrative datasets investigate longer term outcomes of ART treatment

Her work is conducted in partnership with clinicians, state and federal government departments, consumers and peak professional bodies, including the Fertility Society of Australia. She is Data Custodian of the Australian and New Zealand Assisted Reproductive Technology Database (ANZARD) and the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network (ANZNN), and an executive committee member of the International Committee for Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technologies. She is also an Associate Editor of the highest ranked journal for original research in reproductive medicine, Human Reproduction.

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