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Eugen Molodysky

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Nationality  Australian
Award  Order of Australia
Discipline  Medicine
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Occupation  Academic, Clinician, Teacher, Researcher, Advocate
Known for  Foreshadowing clinical utility of HPV testing, in cervical cancer prevention; and introducing clinical teacher training
Awards  Order of Australia (2008)
Sub discipline  Preventive Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine
Education  Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Doctor of Philosophy

Eugen Molodysky OAM is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney. In the past, he has held the position of Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame,.


Molodysky has served as the President of the Australasian College of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine (ACNEM); the Foundation Chair of GP Synergy, and the Chair of the Medical Education Committee, NSW Faculty of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Molodysky was also appointed to the Medical Board of NSW (now known as the Medical Council of NSW]), and as the Head of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Taskforce Medical Team, Office of the Prime Minister.


Molodysky obtained a MBBS from the University of Sydney (1977) and a postgraduate diploma from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG), (1980). In 2000, he completed a PhD at the University of Sydney. Molodysky has served as the Visiting Medical Specialist in General Practice at St Vincent's Private Hospital since 1985.


Molodysky was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 2008 for service to medical education, through clinical teaching, curriculum and professional development and research into cervical cancer prevention. In 2015, he was awarded the ACNEM Braham Rabinov Award.

Contributions to Medicine

  • 1982 - One of the first to identify HIV patients with the Cell Mediated Immunity (CMI) test.
  • 1982 - Established Australia's first HIV Clinic, the Eastside Medical Centre, in Paddington.
  • 2000 - PhD thesis foreshadowed the clinical utility of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing for screening & early detection of cervical cancer.
  • 2003 - Introduced & implemented the first Clinical Teachers Training Strategic Plan.
  • 2008 - Awarded Order of Australia for services to medical education and research into cervical cancer.
  • 2016 - Launched the first edition of the nutritional medicine-based Australian Primary Care Curriculum as President of ACNEM.
  • Preventive & Integrative Medicine

  • Hunter J, Wardle J, Kotsirilos Am V, Molodysky E, Ewer T. The case for establishing an Australasian integrative medicine practice-based research network. Aust Fam Physician. 2016 Dec;45(12):925.
  • Hunter J, Kotsirilos Am V, Ewer T, Molodysky E. Supporting Integrative Medicine research through an Australasian practice-based research network. Adv Int Med. 2016; 3:45.
  • Cervical Cancer

  • Lou Y, Quin H, Molodysky E, Morris B J. Simple microwave and thermal cycler boiling methods for the preparation of cervicovaginal lavage cell samples prior to polymerase chain reaction for HPV detection. J Viro Meth. 1993;44:77.
  • Morris B J, Lee C, Nightingale B N, Molodysky E, Morris L J, Appio R, Sternhell S, Cardona M, Mackerras D, Irwig LM. Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy of dysplastic, papillomavirus-positive cervicovaginal lavage specimens. Gyn Oncol. 1995;56:245.
  • Molodysky E, Bridges-Webb C. Sampling techniques for cervical cancer prevention. Aust Fam Phys 1996;25:1731.
  • Molodysky E, Bridges-Webb C. Cervical cytology reporting systems. Helping or hindering patient management? Aust Fam Phys. 1997; 26(Suppl 1):S7.
  • Molodysky, E. Cervicitis and Urethritis. Aust Fam Phys. 1999;28(4):333.
  • Clinical Teaching

  • Hays R, Molodysky E. Teaching medical ethics in the context of general practice. Medical Journal of Australia. 1993;159:33.
  • Molodysky E, Lee C, Sekelja N. Identifying and training effective clinical teachers: New directions in clinical teacher training. Aust Fam Physician. 2006 Jan-Feb;35(1-2):53.
  • Molodysky E, Bunker J, Lee C, Sekelja N. Clinical teaching and clinical teacher training - GPs' attitudes and involvement. Aust Fam Physician. 2006 Dec;35(12):1006.
  • Molodysky E. Clinical teacher training --maximising the 'ad hoc' teaching encounter. Aust Fam Physician. 2007 Dec:36(12):1044.
  • Erectile Dysfunction

  • Hsu G, Hung Y, Tsai M, Hsieh C, Chen H, Molodysky E, Huynh C, Yu H. Penile Veins Are the Principal Component in Erectile Rigidity: A Study of Penile Venous Stripping on Defrosted Human Cadavers. J Androl. 2012; 33(6):1176.
  • Hsieh CH, Liu SP, Hsu GL, Chen HS, Molodysky E., Chen YH, Yu HJ. Advances in understanding of mammalian penile evolution, human penile anatomy and human erection physiology: Clinical implications for physicians and surgeons. Med Sci Monit. 2012; 28;18(7):RA118.
  • Hsu G., Molodysky E., Liu SP. Hsieh C., Chen HC. and Chen YH. A Combination of Penile Venous Stripping, Tunical Surgery and Varicocelectomy for Patients with Erectile Dysfunction, Penile Dysmorphology and Varicocele under Acupuncture-aided Local Anesthesia on Ambulatory Basis Surgery: Current Research Hsu et al., Surgery 2013, S12
  • Hsu, G., Hung, Y., Tsai, M., Chang, H., Liu, S., Molodysky, E., Hsu, M. (2013). The venous drainage of the corpora cavernosa in the human penis. Arab J Urol. 2013; 11(4): 384.
  • Hsu G, Molodysky E, Liu S, Chang H, Hsieh C, Hsu M. Reconstructive surgery for idealising penile shape and restoring erectile function in patients with penile dysmorphology and erectile dysfunction. Arab J Urol. 2013; 11(4): 375.
  • Molodysky E, Liu S, Huang S, Hsu G. Penile vascular surgery for treating erectile dysfunction: Current role and future direction. Arab J Urol, 2013; 11(3): 254.
  • Reports

  • Molodysky E, Nankervis J. Health for All: Promoting and preventing disease in NSW, 1989, NSW Department of Health.
  • Molodysky E. Drugs, Crime and Society Report by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the National Crime Authority: a review, 1989. Federal Attorney General.
  • Barold G, Iland S, Bentley J, Kemer E, MacDonald P, Molodysky E, Rish A, Rockman D, Singer S.: Divisional Profile and 1995 Strategic Plan, 1995, Eastern Sydney Division of General Practice.
  • Molodysky E, Morris BJ, Campion M. Cervical screening for papillomavirus: PCR approach (E6 vs. L1) critical to clinical outcome, Biosearch International 2000.
  • Molodysky E, Markus A, Campion M, Morris BJ. Screening the cervix for human papillomavirus: What to type? Biosearch International 2000.
  • Molodysky E, Bentley J, Deakin G, Rish A, Stevens D, Watharow A. Strategic Plan 2002-2005, 2001, Eastern Sydney Division of General Practice.
  • References

    Eugen Molodysky Wikipedia

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