Researcher biography

Professor Geoff Nicholson joined UQ Rural Clinical School in 2011 as the Director of Research, moved to the position of Head of the Rural Clinical School School in October 2011. Since 2015 he has been a part-time Professorial Research Fellow. Prior to joining The University of Queensland, he was with The University of Melbourne at The Geelong Hospital where he established a productive multidisciplinary academic department, and a regional endocrinology service.

Professor Nicholson’s research areas include Indigenous health, mental health, osteoporosis, diabetes, cell biology, epidemiology, clinical research and research translation, with particular interest in diseases of bone and metabolism.