Our Board of Directors

The Mater Research Board of Directors is a diverse and dedicated team of professionals who are committed to the endeavours of the institute and its mission. The broad spectrum of experience and professional backgrounds provides Mater Research with strong leadership, knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the prevention and treatment of conditions through all stages of life.

Professor David McIntyre—Director

An alumnus of The University of Queensland, Professor David McIntyre has been working in the field of Endocrinology for more than 30 years.

As well as clinical practice, David has been involved in systems development in diabetes, endocrinology and medical disorders of pregnancy. Since joining Mater in August 1993, he has established a new sub speciality service dealing with diabetes and endocrinology within Mater Hospital Brisbane and Mater Mothers’ Hospitals. He has also established an outreach service to Gladstone Hospital.

In January 2007, he commenced as (part-time) Head of Princess Alexandra Hospital/Mater Clinical School for the School of Medicine, The University of Queensland and in June 2008, he became Head of Mater Clinical School.

Professor McIntyre became a member of the Mater Research Board in 2010 and is currently a member of the Executive Committee, International Association of Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Groups; a member of the Data Safety and Monitoring Committee, Australian Islet Cell Transplantation Programme and a member of the Scientific Committee for the International Workshop Conference (June 2008) on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Chair, Queensland Type 1 Diabetes Group.