Professor Teede is a clinically practising endocrinologist and leading academic in women’s reproductive and metabolic. She is Executive Director of Monash Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre and led the establishment and was inaugural chair of the Australian Health Research Alliance and the National Women's Health Research Translation and Impact Network. She is the Director of the Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, School of Public Health, Monash University and an NHMRC Practitioner Fellow. Prof Teede has leadership roles in health care, research, translation, policy settings, national and international professional societies and the not for profit sector. She is past President of the Endocrine Society of Australian, sat on the National NHMRC Research Committee and is a member of the Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, the International Society of Endocrinology Executive and the US Endocrine Society Guideline task force. Helena has been recognised for her leadership with a US Endocrine Society Laureate award and has led Women in Medicine and Women in Leadership research and capacity building programs to engage and support women in career advancement and leadership. She has over 450 publications in women’s health and key contributions are in translation of evidence into practice and policy.