Prof Harriet Hiscock

Harriet Hiscock is a consultant paediatrician and inaugural Director of the Health Services Research Unit at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Group Leader of the Community Health Services Research Group at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne.

Harriet seeks to improve child health outcomes at a systems level through health services research including developing and trialling new models to shift care of more simple conditions from the hospital system to the community and reducing unwarranted variation in care. Harriet drives this research through the Australian Paediatric Research Network, which she leads.