A/Prof David Sullivan is a physician and chemical pathologist in the Department of Clinical Biochemistry at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. This includes conjoint appointment as Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney Central Clinical School. Dr Sullivan has a long-term interest in lipid metabolism with emphasis on the environmental component (particularly dietary) of gene – environment interactions contributing to cardiovascular disease.
He has experience in several international clinical posts, including registrarship at MRC Lipoprotein Unit, Royal Postgraduate School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London and co-ordination of international clinical studies from the World Health Organization reference lipid laboratory in Wageningen, Netherlands. Current research interests are focused on biomarkers and post-prandial metabolism.