About A/Prof Peter Bardy

Associate Professor Peter Bardy graduated from the University of Adelaide Medical School in 1982 and subsequently trained in laboratory, clinical and research haematology at the RAH and IMVS. He undertook a fellowship in Bone Marrow Transplantation ( BMT) in Vancouver from 1992 to 1995 before accepting a position as a consultant haematologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital from 1995 until mid 1997 when he returned to Adelaide to a joint appointment at the Australian Red Cross Blood service and the Acute leukaemia and Bone Marrow Transplant ( BMT) service at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Since that time he has remained a member of that clinical haematology service at the RAH and QEH and has continued to be the Bone Marrow transplant consultant to the Life blood based Tissue Typing Laboratory.

In addition to these clinical and laboratory roles he has played a number of leadership roles in the South Australian Public Health sector including Director Of Clinical and Laboratory Haematology TQEH (2002-2008), Co-Director division of Medicine TQEH ( 2006-2008), Chief medical officer CNAHS (2008-2010), Chair SA Health Clinical Senate ( 2010-2011), Acting and then Clinical Director Cancer Directorate CALHN ( 2010-2016), Chair of South Australian Blood Management Council – current . He is a current board member of the Australian Bone Marrow Donor registry and was an inaugural board member of the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group stepping down from that board in Jan 2019.

His current clinical role at CALHN is as clinical lead in bone marrow transplantation but he manages patients with the full spectrum of malignant haematological disorders. In recent years he has developed a particular interest in managing elderly patients with haematological disorders.