Louise Hull

Associate Professor Louise Hull

Clinical Lecturer

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Associate Professor M. Louise Hull BSc MBChB PhD FRANZCOG CREI
•Fertility Specialist
•Specialist Gynaecologist

Associate Professor Louise Hull has worked in fertility services since she graduated as a doctor in 1991. During this time she has been delighted to help many couples conceive, as well as promote the development of improved fertility treatments through research and education.

She became Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (FRANZCOG) after gaining clinical experience in New Zealand and Cambridge and Somerset in the UK. Louise has a strong interest in reproductive medicine and has worked in IVF units in New Zealand, England and Australia, including Bourn Hall, the fertility centre where the first IVF baby was born.

Associate Professor Hull completed a PhD s in Endometriosis at the University of Cambridge, has several publications in peer-reviewed journals and is an associate editor for the Human Reproduction Journal. She is currently a Senior Lecturer, leading the Endometriosis Research Group at the Robinson Institute, University of Adelaide (www.adelaide.edu.au/directory/louise.hull), with a special interest in developing treatments to improve outcomes for fertility patients and women with endometriosis. Louise is also an ambassador for the World Endometriosis Society (www.endometriosis.ca/about/ambassador/louise-hull).

As a subspecialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Louise has thoroughly enjoyed providing fertility support to South Australian couples for the last 6 years at both Fertility SA and the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide. Louise also consults at her private gynaecology practice at Calvary North Adelaide Hospital.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2019 Senior Consultant Associate Professor Louise Hull
    2018 Governance Commitee Member Jean Hailes Foundation fro Women's Health NGO
    2017 Consultant Fertility Specialist O & G
    2017 Board Member Endocrinology Northwest
    2015 Board Member Oxford Fertility
    2015 Board Member FAB Software Ltd
    2015 Assoc Prof Group Leader of the Endometriosis Research Group, Clinical Leader for the Fertility and Conception Theme The Robinson Research Institute, Research Centre for Reproductive Health , University of Adelaide
    2009 - 2018 Consultant Fertility Specialist Fertility SA
    2008 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2008 - 2009 Fertility Consultant Repromed
    2004 - 2008 Clinical Lecturer University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2014 Teaching Award Professor Derek Frewin AO Citation for Clinical Teaching University of Adelaide Australia
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2016 - 1991 Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago New Zealand MBChB
    2003 - 2006 University of Cambridge United Kingdom PhD
    1983 - 1986 University of Otago New Zealand BSc (Biochemistry and Microbiology)
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    2012 Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors Australia
    2012 Certificate of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI) RANZCOG Australia
    2006 Fellowship RANZCOG Australia
    1999 Diploma of Fertility and Family Planning (DFFP) Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) United Kingdom
    1999 Member RANZCOG Australia
    1993 Diploma of Obstetrics (Dip Obs) University of Auckland New Zealand
  • Research Interests

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2015 Principal Supervisor Evaluating the Contribution of Immune Regulatory Factors in Endometriosis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Kavita Panir
    2013 Co-Supervisor Pelvic Pain in Young Women Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Dr Susan Evans
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2011 - 2014 Co-Supervisor The Effect of Macrophages on Fibroblast Activity and Lesion Development in Mouse Models of Endometriosis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Mohammad Zahied Johan
    2009 - 2013 Co-Supervisor Circulating microRNAs in endometriosis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Victoria Nisenblat
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  • Board Memberships

    Date Role Board name Institution name Country
    2009 - 2012 Member Fertility SA Fertility SA Australia
  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2015 - ongoing Member Scientific Organising Committee for ASPIRE 2016 Congress Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE)
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2015 - ongoing Treasurer Australian and New Zealand Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Australia
    2015 - ongoing Representative Endometriosis Awareness
    2012 - ongoing Representative World Endometriosis Society (WES) Australia
    2010 - ongoing Member ASRM United States
    2008 - ongoing Member Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) Australia
    2008 - ongoing Member Australian Gynaecological Endoscopic Society (AGES) Australia
    1999 - ongoing Member Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) Australia
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2013 - ongoing Member Faculty of 1000
    2010 - 2014 Associate Editor Human Reproduction
  • Position: Clinical Lecturer
  • Phone: 83134694
  • Email: louise.hull@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 6
  • Room: WS6071.07
  • Org Unit: Paediatrics and Reproductive Health

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