Our Team

David Hillman

Professor David Hillman has been a clinician and researcher in Anaesthesiology and Sleep since the 1980s.  He has been working with the Centre for Sleep Science since its establishment in 2011 and with other members of its team for over 30 years.

David has collaborated to develop an internationally recognised program of research in sleep physiology with a focus on the pathophysiology of respiratory sleep disorders, clinical aspects of these problems, and the physiological and clinical common ground between sleep and anaesthesia.  David has also been active in sleep health advocacy through his work with the Australasian Sleep Association and the Sleep Health Foundation.  Professor Hillman has invaluable teaching and clinical experience in sleep medicine.  He has published over 200 original research papers, many with the CSS team, and has been awarded in excess of $8M from competitive research grants.  Despite recently retiring from clinical work, David actively continues his research and editorial roles.