Professor Frank Oberklaid is the Foundation Director of the Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne and a Professor within the University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics. Frank is a paediatrician who maintains an active clinical practice in developmental/behavioural paediatrics, in addition to his interests in research, training and advocacy for children. He has authored 2 books, numerous book chapters and over one hundred and thirty scientific papers on various aspects of paediatrics. Frank’s current interests include early childhood development and behaviour, prevention and early detection/early intervention. He has a particular interest in translational research – where research informs public policy, service delivery, clinical practice and parenting.