• The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr Lee Nedkoff is co-Director of the Cardiovascular Research Group in the School of Population and Global Health, and a Senior Research Fellow in cardiovascular disease epidemiology. She also heads the Cardiology Population Health laboratory at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, based at UWA. She is a current National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow. Dr Nedkoff undertook her PhD at UWA investigating the epidemiology of coronary heart disease in people with diabetes, for which she was awarded the CAPHIA PhD Excellence in Public Health Award in 2016. She has previously held an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship and has been awarded over $9 million in grant and research funding.


Dr Nedkoff leads a research program focused on population-based studies measuring the burden of cardiovascular diseases, including coronary heart disease, stroke, peripheral arterial disease and atrial fibrillation. She has expertise in the use of multi-jurisdictional linked health data in cardiovascular epidemiological studies. A focus of her research is age-and sex-specific trends in acute coronary syndromes, and development of robust methods and analytic approaches for using linked data in cardiovascular disease research.



Monitoring of myocardial infarction and coronary heart disease trends

Age- and sex-specific trends in acute coronary syndromes and stroke

Coronary heart disease in adults aged under 55 years: developing an evidence base for improving prevention and management

International comparative analyses of population burden of coronary heart disease and stroke

Burden of cardiovascular diseases in Indigenous Australians

Trends in the incidence and recurrence of stroke, and the contribution of cardiac diseases to stroke burden

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

External positions

Member, CVD Expert Advisory Group, AUstralian Institute of Health and Welfare, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

1 Sept 2022 → …

Advisory Committee Member, Big Data Flagship, Australian Cardiovascular Alliance

Chair, Allied Health, Science and Technology Council, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand

Board Member, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand

Co-convenor, Cardiovascular Special Interest Group, Australasian Epidemiological Association

Co-Chair, National Stroke Data Linkage Interest Group

Research expertise keywords

  • Cardiovascular disease epidemiology
  • Linked health data
  • Surveillance
  • Cardiovascular risk factors and epidemiology
  • Stroke
  • Heart disease
  • Monitoring and evaluation


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