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Specialist Details

A/Prof John Sinn


SpecialtyPaediatrics
 
QualificationMBBS (Syd), Dip Paed, DCH, MMed (Cl. Epi.), FRACP
 
GenderM
 
Other Languages SpokenCantonese
 
Practice 1The Paediatrics Centre
9 Holdsworth Avenue
ST LEONARDS
Phone: (02) 9405-2422
Fax: (02) 9405-2387
 
 
Profile

Dr John Sinn graduated from Sydney University in 1989. He did his paediatric training at Royal Alexandria Hospital for Children at Camperdown and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. He was a fellow in neonatology at Royal Prince Alfred and The Children’s Hospital from 1993 to 1996. He was appointed a Consultant Neonatologist / Developmental Paediatrician in 1997 at Westmead Hospital and a Visiting Allergy Consultant at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Allergy Unit. He joined Royal North Shore Hospital in 2007 as a Consultant Neonatologist and was appointed as a Consultant Allergist in the Department of Immunology and Allergy at RNSH. He is a conjoint Clinical A/Professor in Paediatric and Child Health, (The Children’s Hospital Westmead) and Neonatology (University of Sydney, Royal North ShoreHospital). He has a Master degree in Clinical Epidemiology from University of Sydney. He is the president of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ NSW) and is the Congress Planning Liaison Officer for PSANZ. He has organised many national and international conferences including the Sydney 2012 FAOPS/PSANZ . He is on the Paediatric committee for Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy. He is the coordinator of the Post Graduate Master degree in Paediatrics (Neonatology) (University ofSydney). He is on the National Neonatal Resuscitation Committee.

 
Research

His research interest area includes nutrition and allergy. He has published many Cochrane reviews on allergy prevention which are the main reference papers around the world. He is on the committee of World University Network (WUN) which reports to United Nations and WHO on strategies to prevent the escalating allergy rates around the world. He is a regular invited speaker in nutrition, allergy prevention, prebiotics, probiotics, Vitamin D, Omega 3 and TPN, nationally and internationally. He is the chair of the NSW TPN committee. As part of his immunology / immunization interest, he is the chief investigator of theMaternal Pertussis study and investigator for the Probiotic Study (PROPREM)which were both awarded NHMRC funding.

 
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