Dr. Leigh Ward
Dr. Ward is Honorary Reader in Metabolic and Nutritional Biochemistry at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia having previously been a full-time member of academic staff. Dr. Ward led the development of a leading research groups in the bioimpedance field. This research group were one of the first to apply bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) to the study of body composition. This work pioneered the use of BIS for lymphoedema early detection and assessment with a highly cited paper in Lymphology (Early diagnosis of lymphedema using multiple frequency bioimpedance) establishing BIS as the standard for lymphoedema detection.