Dr Judy CarmanDr Judy Carman is an Associate Professor at Flinders University in Health and the Environment, School of the Environment, as well as being Director of the Institute of Health and Environmental Research. She has a Bachelor of Science, an Honours Degree in Organic Chemistry, a Ph.D. in Medicine in the field of nutritional biochemistry and metabolic regulation, and a Master of Public Health specialising in epidemiology and biostatistics.
She has worked in the fields of human nutrition (including at the CSIRO), HIV/AIDS in Sydney, national injury surveillance and analysing data from Divisions of General Practice. She was the Senior Epidemiologist in the Communicable Disease Control Branch of the South Australian Department of Human Services, investigating outbreaks of disease in the State.
She has many years of experience teaching at various tertiary institutions, including an agricultural college and Adelaide and Flinders Universities. She has also advised parliamentarians, government and non-government organisations and industry bodies on various matters. She is a world expert on the safety of genetically modified crops and is undertaking some of the first long-term, independent assessments into their safety.