Dr Ada Cheung
Dr Ada Cheung is an endocrinologist at Austin Health and an National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) research Fellow at The University of Melbourne. She leads the trans medical research group and works with trans community members to improve health outcomes.
Dr Cheung’s research findings have contributed to the investment in two new multidisciplinary gender clinics in Victoria and a statewide training program for health professionals in trans health and new national guidelines in the hormonal management of trans and gender diverse individuals. She has won a number of national and international awards for her research including the only Australian to win a US Endocrine Society Early Investigator Award and was recently a finalist for the Premiers award for health and medical research.