Meet our Patron
Camcare is delighted that Professor David de Kretser AC is our patron.
Professor David de Kretser AC is a distinguished medical researcher who was the 27th Governor of Victoria from 2006 to 2011. Professor de Krester has been Camcare’s Patron since 2014.
He is an infertility and andrology expert, and a long-serving academic. He began working at Monash University in 1965, in the university’s department of anatomy, and has also worked as foundation director of the Monash Institute of Reproduction and Development (now the Monash Institute of Medical Research) and as Associate Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (the Biotechnology Department). He was a senior Fellow of endocrinology at the University of Washington in Seattle from 1969 to 1971. David founded Andrology Australia, a medical research and community educational program focused on male reproductive health. Among memberships of other professional groups, he is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.