Professor Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld AM, OBE
MB BS(Melb), MD(Monash), MS(Melb), FRACS, FRCS(Ed), FACS,
FRCS(Glasg) Hon, FCNST(Hon), FRCST(Hon), FACTM, MRACMA
- Director, Monash Institute of Medical Engineering
- Professor and Head, Division of Clinical Sciences and Department of Surgery, Central Clinical School, Monash University
- Professor and Director, Department of Neurosurgery, Alfred Hospital
- Major General, Australian Defence Force
- Adjunct Professor in Surgery, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. See Monash story
Phone +61 3 9903 0190
About Professor Rosenfeld
Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld is Professor and Head, Division of Clinical Sciences of the Department of Surgery, Central Clinical School, Monash University, Director, Department of Neurosurgery at the Alfred Hospital, Adjunct Professor in Surgery at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, MD, USA, Adjunct Professor, Centre for Military and Veterans’ Health, University of Queensland and Honorary Professor in Neurosurgery, University of Papua New Guinea (PNG). He was appointed Foundation Director of Monash institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) in 2014.
Professor Rosenfeld's main research interests are traumatic brain injury and bionic vision. He is on of Australia’s leading academic neurosurgeons and senior military surgeons and is internationally recognised for his neurotrauma research and teaching. He was the CIB on the landmark Decompressive Craniectomy Study, the first multicentre randomised controlled trial of this procedure which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) in 2011. He has been an invited Visiting Professor in 11 countries and an invited speaker for 12 named orations and 65 international meetings. He has published over 236 peer reviewed articles (including Lancet, Lancet Neurology and NEJM), 40 book chapters and 2 books. He has over 3000 citations and has over his career been awarded $20.516 million of competitive grant funding including $9.9 million from the ARC and $4.973 million from the NH&MRC.
Professor Rosenfeld is a member of eight editorial boards and is a reviewer for 27 international journals. He is a Principal Investigator within the Monash Bionic Vision Group which aims to develop a bionic vision direct to brain implant with a first-in-human implant in 2015. He was a member of the Court of Examiners in Neurosurgery for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) for 8 years. He is a Major General in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and was immediate past Surgeon General, ADF-Reserves 2009-2011. He has served on 7 ADF Operations including Rwanda, East Timor, Bougainville, Solomon Islands and Iraq. He was awarded the United States Air Force (USAF) Commendation Medal and the Michael E. DeBakey International Military Surgeons’ Award for Excellence in Military Surgery from USUHS in 2009. He is an Honorary Fellow for 3 surgical colleges. He is Chair, Victorian Neurotrauma Advisory Council, Honorary Fellow of the Bionics Institute, Victoria, Chair, ADF Human Research Ethics Committee and a member of the Neuroethics Committee, and the Neurotrauma and Education Committee of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies. He is President, Graduate Union of the University of Melbourne.