Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology, University of Sydney and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
Professor Silink’s research is focused on diabetes complications in the young and the changing patterns of diabetes in childhood and adolescence.
He has authored 100+ peer reviewed articles, invited chapters and is an editor of national guidelines on the management of childhood diabetes.
Professor Silink is a member of numerous societies including Australian Diabetes Society, American Diabetes Association, European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Endocrine Society of Australia, The Endocrine Society (USA), Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society (USA) and the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD).
Previous appointments include Vice President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) (2000-2003), Chairman of the International Diabetes Federation's Consultative Section on Childhood & Adolescent Diabetes (1994-2003) and President of the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD) (1999-2002).