Steve Graham

Steve Graham, PhD, FRACP is Professor of International Child Health at the University of Melbourne, Group Leader in International Child Health with Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and consultant in child lung health for the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, France. Steve is a paediatrician who has worked in high child mortality settings in Africa and Asia-Pacific for two decades, including Malawi (1995-2007) where he conducted original studies on a range of common diseases including HIV. He was deputy director of the Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme (2001-7). His PhD with the University of Amsterdam was on the impact of HIV on respiratory disease in Malawian children. He has published original observations from the African region on PcP, invasive salmonellosis, TB and chronic lung disease in HIV-infected children, and was awarded the Leverhulme Medal by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in 2007 for distinguished contribution to tropical medicine. A particular focus of Steve’s work has been to capacity strengthening with contributions to numerous international (WHO) and national guideline documents that relate to child health in resource-limited settings. He is a member of international committees including with WHO, NIH, Wellcome Trust and is current chair of Stop TB Partnership’s child TB subgroup.