OHNNG

27th Annual Conference

OHNNG
27th Annual Conference

Inspiring Innovation ...

March 2024

WELCOME

Professor Simon Carney

Academic ENT Surgeon

TOPIC : Latest Advances in Sleep Apnoea

Professor Carney is one of Australia’s leading Academic ENT Surgeons. He graduated from Edinburgh University Medical School in 1989 with distinction in Surgery. He trained as a registrar in ENT Surgery in Nottingham and undertook Fellowships in both Head & Neck Surgery and Rhinology in Adelaide and New York. In 1998, he was awarded the Gold Medal by The Royal Society of Medicine for the top candidate in the UK final ENT Fellowship examination.

He is Professor of ENT Surgery at Flinders University and was awarded his Doctorate for pioneering research into molecular changes in the nasal mucosa that precede the development of “hay-fever”. Between 2007 and 2011 he chaired the Flinders Clinical Research Ethics Committee and from 2005 to 2013 he was Head of the ENT Unit at FMC. He has written over 150 book chapters and publications in scientific journals and has been a faculty member at over 150 national and international meetings. His biography has been published in “Who’s Who in the World” since 2001. In 2007, he was awarded one of 10 “Star Reviewer” ribbons by the American Academy of Otolaryngology.

He is an Associate Editor of the American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy and was the Editor of The Australian Journal of Otolaryngology from 2008-2013. In 2008, he received a ministerial invitation to join the Clinical Senate of South Australia, a “think tank” of 40 leaders from all branches of health care. In 2009 he was appointed as Visiting Professor at the University of Khon Kaen, in northern Thailand. In 2010 he received a citation from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council for his outstanding contribution to student learning.