Professor Tracy Smart AO, Air Vice-Marshal (Ret.)
BMBS, MPH, MA, Dip AvMed, FRACMA, FACAsM, FAsMA, FCDSS, FACHSM (Hon)
Professor, Military and Aerospace Medicine/Public Health Lead - COVID Response Office; Australian National University
Professor Smart is a physician, health leader, and retired Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) senior officer. During 35 years of service, Professor Smart served in tactical, operational and strategic roles, on overseas deployments, and was Surgeon General of the ADF from 2015 to 2019. She transferred to the RAAF Reserve in 2020.
Professor Smart’s current roles at the ANU include provision of public health guidance to ensure a COVID-safe, responsive and resilient ANU, and contributing to the development of the University’s Space Medicine program. In addition to these roles she is: Public Health Advisor and a Mental Health Steering Group member, Australian Football League (AFL); a Member, Australian Space Agency’s Technical Advisory Group - Space Medicine & Life Sciences; President, Australasian College of Aerospace Medicine; Honorary Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne; and Strategic Advisor – LGBTI Inclusion, Department of Defence.
Professor Smart was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2012 and an Officer of the Order of Australian in the 2019 Queens’ Birthday Honours List.