International Speaker

Mrs Jessica Orchard

Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Heart Research Institute

Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, Australia

Jessica Orchard is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer and Research Coordinator and the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney. Jessica is also a lawyer, with qualifications in economics and public health. Jessica has published widely in cardiac screening, public health and sports injury surveillance with over 35 peer-reviewed publications, and over 9,600 citations. She has done numerous national and international conference presentations, including as an invited speaker and in a young investigator award final. She was awarded a Research Training Program scholarship and won the RACGP Best General Practice Research Article 2015. Jessica’s research focuses on cardiac screening and implementation, including atrial fibrillation screening and cardiac screening of elite athletes.