Professor Wendy Erber
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean
Health and Medical Sciences, Faculty of
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- MD (Syd), DPhil (Oxf), PhD (Camb), FRCPA, FRCPath, FAHMS
- Professor Wendy Erber is Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.
Professor Erber graduated in Medicine with 1st class honours from the University of Sydney. She undertook her Haematology training at the Royal North Shore Hospital of Sydney and the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.
In Oxford her research led to Doctorate of Philosophy. She has held Consultant Haematologist posts in Western Australia and in Cambridge, UK. From Cambridge she returned to Australia in 2011 to take up the appointment as Chair and Head of the School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Western Australia and was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences in 2015.
Professor Erber continues to be active in diagnostic and translational research in haematology.
Throughout her professional career Professor Erber’s major interests have been the adoption of new cutting-edge technologies, translating discoveries to improved diagnostic haematology practice and hence better management for patients, especially in the field of haematological malignancies. She has more than 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals and published 3 books. She is an enthusiastic teacher and supervisor and contributes expertise locally and to resource-constrained countries.