Professor Julie Redfern
Professor Julie Redfern was the winner of the NSW Woman of Excellence Award at the 2022 NSW Women of the Year Awards.
Julie Redfern is a Professor of Public Health and a Research Academic Director at the University of Sydney, who is transforming the way patients are supported and cared for after a heart attack.
Prof Redfern’s research found gaps and inequities in the field of cardiovascular disease rehabilitation. Her subsequent text messaging research has been delivered to over 10,000 patients globally.
Prof Redfern is the author of almost 200 scientific manuscripts, a presenter in over 20 countries, and the most published Australian on cardiac rehabilitation secondary prevention and text messaging.
Having supervised and mentored more than 50 students, Prof Redfern was awarded a Vice Chancellors Award for Leadership and Mentoring at Sydney University and a NSW Tall Poppy Award.