Associate Professor Gurmeet Singh

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Associate Professor Gurmeet Singh
Senior Research Fellow and Director of Life Course Program


PhD, University of Queensland, 2008

Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 2008

Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, 2003

Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations (Paediatrics), India, 1989

MD (Doctor of Medicine) In Paediatrics, University of Delhi, 1988

Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Delhi, 2006

Diploma of Child Health, University of Delhi, 2005

Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery, University of Delhi, 1982

Research Wave(s)

  • ABC wave 2, 3 and 4

  • TEC wave 1 and 2


Gurmeet is the director of the Life Course Program. She has been an integral part of the ABC for the past 17 years with involvement in all aspects of the study. She has dedicated over 18 years to Indigenous health in both paediatric medicine and health research capacity in the Northern Territory (NT).

She has been influential in forming national and international collaborations and is committed to using the study data to inform policy to decrease chronic disease burden in Indigenous communities. Concurrently, Gurmeet is a Specialist Paediatrician at Royal Darwin Hospital and a Senior Lecturer, NT Medical program.

Her area of interest is the relationship of early life factors to later health and chronic disease, particularly renal disease.

Related news

February 06, 2018
The tireless research team of Gurmeet, Belinda, Joseph, Jennifer, Sarah, Katie, Methinee, Evan an
November 27, 2017
The Life Course team is thrilled to announce that we have recieved funding from the National Heal
December 03, 2015
The Life Course team was the 2015 winner of the Charles Darwin University Vice Chancellor's award for Exceptional Performance in Research.