Associate Professor Carmel Hawley

MB BS (Hons), M Med Sci, FRACP

Chair, Executive Operations Secretariat, Australasian Kidney Trials Network, Consultant Nephrologist at Princess Alexandra Hospital


Design and management of large clinical trials

About me


Associate Professor of MedicineMBBS (Hons), M Med Sci, FRACP

Email: [email protected]Address: ARTS Building, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Dr. Carmel Hawley is a consultant nephrologist at Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane.  Her current roles include clinical manager of the Haemodialysis Service at PAH and Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of Queensland.  Her nephrological practice is diverse and includes patients with chronic kidney disease, dialysis and renal transplantation.  Her other major role is the Chair of the Operations Secretariat for the Australasian Kidney Trials Network which was formed in 2005 and has a number of national trials in progress. She is a member of the Quotidian Dialysis Registry Scientific Committee and Chair of the Home Dialysis Advisory Committee for Kidney health Australia.   Her other past roles have included Chair of the Clinical Practice Improvement Centre in Queensland (Renal Collaborative), Board Member of Kidney Health Australia, Co-Chair of the CARI Biochemical and Haematological Guidelines and Member of the CARI bone guidelines group, Chair of the Specialist Advisory Committee for Neprhology, Member of the Dialysis Nephrology Transplant subcommittee of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN) and Honorary Treasurer of the ANZSN. 

In addition to being a nephrologist Dr. Hawley has a formal qualification in Medical Statistics. She has been, or is on a number of Advisory Boards particularly those relating to her major clinical interests which include dialysis, renal anaemia and/or renal bone disease.  Her main current academic interest is in the design and management of large clinical trials.

Research fields

Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation