Public Health

Top science accolade for tackling rheumatic heart disease

Paediatric infectious diseases physician Dr Andrew Steer is passionate about improving heart health, particularly among Indigenous Australians and in developing countries where rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease remain a significant public health concern. Dr Steer, from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, and his Scabies Research Team were recently awarded a prestigious Eureka Prize for ...

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