Sheena Reilly, Griffith University
pro-vice chancellor of health
Sheena Reilly, Griffith’s pro vice chancellor for health at Griffith University and one of the nation’s foremost experts in paediatric health. She is also an honorary fellow with the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, and an Honorary Professor in the department of paediatrics, University of Melbourne. Reilly’s research contributions span more than 30 years of contributing extensively towards understanding speech, language, and literacy development in children, with more than 200 publications under her name. Her work has attracted more than $60 million in competitive research grants, including being a senior scientist on the Commonwealth-funded HEARing CRC and CI-A on two NHMRC Centres for Research Excellence. Reilly has been awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours, for her significant service to tertiary education, to medical research, and to paediatric speech pathology.