Associate Professor Gehan Roberts is a developmental-behavioural paediatrician, who works at The Royal Children’s Hospital’s Centre for Community Child Health, the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, and the University of Melbourne.
Gehan completed his clinical fellowship in child development at the Boston Children’s Hospital. He has a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University and a PhD in the field of child development from the University of Melbourne. In 2009 he was appointed the coordinator of the Victorian Training Program in Community Child Health, the largest training program of its type in Australia.
In 2015 Gehan was appointed Associate Director at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Centre for Community Child Health, with responsibility for clinical service and fellowship training. He’s involved in teaching medical practitioners, allied health workers, teachers and families. He also works in curriculum development and program evaluation.
In 2016, Gehan was elected President of the Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatric Society of Australasia, the peak body for Australasian doctors who care for children with developmental disorders.