Our Team

Associate Professor Clara Gaff
Partner Investigator
Clara is Executive Director of Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance. The Alliance brings together 10 leading hospitals and research organisations to overcome the challenges of integrating genomics into everyday healthcare. Clara has been involved in the use of genetics and genomics in health care for more than 20 years, through roles in genetic counselling, management of genetic services, health professional education, and strategic development in Australia and the UK. She has worked in public health, government, academic and not-for-profit sectors. Clara also sits on the Australian Genomics Health Alliance National Steering Committee and co-leads its Education and Workforce Development Program. An Honorary Principal Research Fellow in the Departments of Medicine and Paediatrics at The University of Melbourne, Clara holds a PhD in molecular genetics, certification in genetic counselling and postgraduate qualifications in health service research and evaluation.