Associate Professor Honey Heussler

ATH - Associate Professor

Child Health Research Centre
Faculty of Medicine


Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrician with a dual qualification in Sleep Medicine

Honey trained initially at UQ and the Mater Chidlren's Hospital before spending time in Melbourne at the RWH and RCH ( Murdoch Institute)Her Doctorate in the Behavioural and Attentional consequences of Adenotonsillectomy was completed through the University of Nottingham where she was a Lecturer in Community Paediatrics.

She has a significant role in teaching and assessment in the Paediatrics and Child Health rotation and has a strong interest in medical education. Her clinical work involves children with a variety of Developmental and Behavioural problems as well as a number of clinics that specialise in Sleep disorders for this population. She also runs a specialised clinics for some genetic disorders.

She has a number of research interests that reflect her clinical practice.

Research Interests

  • Genetics and neuroimaging of ADHD
    Cognitive variation and comorbidities of children presenting with ADHD and genetic and neuroimaging of these children- multicentre study
  • Melatonin
    Current projects include Dose ranging and Pharmacokinetics studies.


  • MBBS, The University of Queensland


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Book Chapter

  • Heussler, H. (2007). Breath Holding. Manual of paediatrics - an integrated approach. (pp. 72-72) edited by Polnay, L., Hampshire, M. and Lakhanpaul, M.. UK: Churchill Livingstone.

  • Heussler, Helen (2007). Excessive Crying. Manual of Paediatrics - An Integrated Approach. (pp. 66-68) edited by Leon Polnay, Mandy Hampshire and Monica Lakhanpaul. UK: Churchill Livingstone.

  • Heussler, Helen (2007). Head Size and Shape. Manual of Paediatrics - An Integrated Approach. (pp. 163-165) edited by L. Polnay, M. Hampsire and M. Lakhanpaul. UK: Churchill Livingstone.

  • Heussler, H. (2007). Sleep problems. Manual of paediatrics: An integrated approach. (pp. 93-96) edited by L. Polnay, M. Hampshire and M. Lakhanpaul. Edinburgh ; New York: Churchill Livingstone.

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Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

Completed Supervision