Shyam Muthuramalingam

Shyam Muthuramalingam

School of Biomedicine

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Shyam Muthuramalingam has a PhD in Chemistry and uses his research skills and lived experience of kidney disease as a kidney transplant recipient to bridge the gap between clinicians, researchers, policymakers, and patients and their caregivers. He is responsible for the coordination, implementation, and evaluation of a consumer engagement strategy for Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry (ANZDATA), based at SAHMRI in Adelaide, South Australia as its consumer and community engagement officer. He is leading the Registry's consumer-related activities and devotes his time and effort to advancing consumer participation in kidney disease research and educating researchers about effective consumer engagement in research by addressing patient priorities. Shyam serves as a consumer representative on the Clinical Advisory Committee of Kidney Health Australia. He also coordinates and leads the - National Kidney Consumer Council Research Network (The Network) of approximately 80 passionate kidney patients across Australia and New Zealand. He is creating lasting connections between researchers and consumers and provides pathways for consumers to be involved in setting research agendas, doing' research, and communicating results, and translating them into practice to improve patient care and outcomes.

Healthcare delivery in custodial setting

Consumer and community engagement in clinical trials

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