Dr Ristan Greer

Honorary Associate Professor

Mater Research Institute-UQ
Faculty of Medicine


Ristan is an Honorary Associate Professor School of Medicine Southern Clinical School and MRI-UQ. Previously she has been Senior Biostatistician at Mater Research and Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and Biosecurity with the School of Veterinary Science UQ. She is an epidemiologist, medical researcher and veterinarian who has been involved in medical and veterinary clinical research, academic teaching and veterinary practice for over 25 years. She completed her Bachelor of Arts majoring in Pure Mathematics in 1972, Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 1979, Master of Veterinary Science in 1995, PhD in the School of Medicine, The University of Queensland in 2004, and membership of the Epidemiology Chapter of the Australia and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in 2005. Her areas of research interest include Congenital Hyperinsulinism of Infancy, bone metabolism in Cystic Fibrosis, Vitamin D in Type 1 Diabetes, as well as study design and data analysis. These latter interests have led to collaborations with clinicians and scientists in a wide variety of fields of research, for example human viral respiratory infection, paediatric liver disease, Pseudomonas spp infection in humans and horses, and many others. Since 1990, Dr Greer has been variously a lecturer and researcher with The University of Queensland School of Medicine, Queensland Children’s Medical Research Institute and affiliated institutions, and taught epidemiology in the School of Veterinary Science where she inaugurated the first course in research methodology for postgraduate students.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Masters (Research) of Veterinary Sciences, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland


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