Professor George Rubin is Director of Clinical Governance with the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District and is Professor of Public Health at both the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales. He is a past President of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine and Board member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He currently works part-time as an addiction medicine specialist at the Langton Centre in Sydney. He has worked internationally in the Americas and Asia and has published more than 150 scientific papers in the peer reviewed literature including reports on the appropriateness of use of blood products.
He served formerly as Director of the Centre for Health Service and Workforce Research, in Sydney’s West. Before that he was Director of Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation and Chief Health Officer with NSW Health where he was instrumental in developing public health infrastructure and education in NSW. He was chair of the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation from 1997 to 2005 and served two consecutive terms on the NHMRC Health Advisory Committee. For 10 years he was a medical epidemiologist working in reproductive health with the USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and with the Ford Foundation in Bangladesh.Professor Rubin was appointed to the NBA Board in May 2011.