Professor Dianne Campbell

Provisional Science and Technical Advisory Committee

Professor Dianne Campbell MBBS PhD FRACP | Royal Melbourne Hospital nominated member

Professor Dianne Campbell is an academic Paediatric Immunologist. She has over 28 years years of experience in the diagnosis and management of children with allergic disease, with a focus on clinical research in paediatric food allergy.

She undertook her medical degree at the University of Sydney, PhD at the University of Melbourne and postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University, before returning to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Sydney University.

She served as Chair of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the Children's Hospital Westmead/ Sydney University (2010-2019), was Chair of the Paediatric Subcommittee for Australian Society for Clinical Allergy and Immunology (2010-2016) and is current lead of the National Allergy Centre of Excellence Training & Innovation Hub (2023-2026).  She is currently an Adjunct Professor (Sydney University) and an honorary Senior Staff Specialist (Children’s hospital at Westmead) and works part time in biotechnology (DBV-Technologies).

She is an author of over 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has a current h-index of 48. She has extensive experience with clinical cohort and RCT studies in children with allergic disease, is a Chief Investigator in the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence (CFAR 3) and has been/is a Chief Investigator in multiple NHMRC funded clinical trials.

She has played major roles in the creation of Australian national prevention of food allergy guidelines, standardisation of food challenges and anaphylaxis education and training for schools and childcare. She is an associate editor for Clinical and Experimental Allergy, and an invited reviewer across all major Allergy journals, other generalist high impact journals and many national and international grant bodies and agencies.

Professor Campbell has also extensive experience in curriculum design, teaching and assessment and higher degree supervision, serving as the Head of Paediatrics and Child Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney (2011-2015) and supervising many allergy and immunology advanced trainees, Masters and PhD students.