About Us

Pete Lazzarini
Conjoint Research Fellow – QUT and Queensland Health

Dr Pete Lazzarini is a conjoint Research Fellow with Queensland University of Technology and Queensland Health. He is a podiatrist by clinical background and leads Australia’s first Foot Disease research program.

Pete has an emerging international track record in the field of diabetic foot disease research, and serves on multiple diabetic foot disease committees, including Chair of Diabetic Foot Australia and Secretary of the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot Offloading Guidelines. He currently holds a National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship.

Pete is particularly motivated by nurturing the next generation of researchers to develop policy, practices and pathways to ending avoidable amputations within a generation in Australia.