Jurisdictional Advisory Group

  • Dr Tina (Christina) Bertilone
    Senior Medical Advisor, Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Directorate, Western Australian Department of Health
  • Chair: Professor Katina D’Onise
    Director, Prevention and Population Health Branch, South Australian Department for Health and Wellbeing
  • Dr Shannon Melody
    Medical Advisor, Clinical Quality, Health Professional Policy and Advisory Services Group, Tasmanian Department of Health
  • Ms Di O’Kane
    Director, Programs, Survey and Audit, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Service, Queensland Department of Health
  • Mr Jonathan Prescott
    Assistant Director, Metropolitan Health Service Performance, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services
  • Associate Professor Girish Talaulikar
    Acting Executive Director, Division of Medicine, ACT Health
  • Adjunct Professor Debra Thoms
    Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Australian Government Department of Health
  • Dr Diane Watson
    Chief Executive, Bureau of Health Information, New South Wales
  • Dr Sara Watson
    Director, Clinical Quality and Patient Safety, Northern Territory Department of Health
  • Dr Adrian Webster
    Senior Executive, Hospitals and Expenditure Group, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


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Primary Care Expert Advisory Group – Third Atlas

  • Dr Jason Agostino
    General practitioner, Gurriny Yealamucka Health Service; lecturer in General Practice, Academic Unit of General Practice, Australian National University Medical School
  • Adjunct Professor Steve Hambleton
    Specialist general practitioner; past president, Australian Medical Association
  • Dr Tony Hobbs
    Past Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Australian Government Department of Health
  • Dr Liz Marles
    General practitioner; past president, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners; Director, Hornsby‑Brooklyn GP Unit, Hornsby Hospital Dr
  • Damien Zilm
    General practitioner; Chair, Western Australian General Practice Education and Training; Director, WA Primary Health Alliance (including Chair, Country Primary Health Network Council)


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Cardiovascular Topic Expert Group

  • Professor Derek P Chew
    Professor of Cardiology, Flinders University; Network Director of Cardiology, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network
  • Professor Thomas Marwick
    Director and Chief Executive, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute; Cardiologist, Alfred Health and Western Health
  • Associate Professor David Prior
    Deputy Director of Cardiology, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne; Associate Professor, University of Melbourne


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Antimicrobials in Children Topic Expert Group

  • Associate Professor Penelope Bryant
    Chair, Australia and New Zealand Paediatric Infectious Diseases group and Antimicrobial Stewardship group; Paediatric Infectious Diseases Physician and General Paediatrician, Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Dr Sarah Dalton
    Paediatric Emergency Physician, Children’s Hospital at Westmead; past president, Paediatric and Child Health Division, Royal Australasian College
    of Physicians
  • Professor Cheryl Jones
    Stevenson Professor of Paediatrics and Head of Department, University of Melbourne; President, Australian Society for Infectious Diseases
  • Professor John Turnidge AM
    Senior Medical Advisor, Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Australia project and Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance System, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care


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Thyroid Topic Expert Group

  • Dr Fraser Brown
    Nuclear Medicine Radiologist, Regional Imaging Ltd; representative, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
  • Associate Professor Roderick Clifton-Bligh
    Endocrinologist and Head of Department, Royal North Shore Hospital; Conjoint Associate Professor in Medicine, University of Sydney
  • Professor Jonathan Serpell
    Head of Breast, Endocrine and General Surgery, The Alfred; Professor and Director, General Surgery, The Alfred
  • Associate Professor Ken Sikaris
    Chemical Pathologist, Melbourne Pathology; Associate Professor in Pathology, Melbourne University
  • Associate Professor Peter Stewart
    Pathologist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital; past president, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
  • Professor Duncan Topliss
    Director, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Alfred; Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Monash University


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Gastrointestinal Topic Expert Group

  • Mr Brian Kirkby
    Director of Surgery, Surgical Department, Caboolture Hospital
  • Dr Timothy Lyon
    Rural Generalist Surgery and Endoscopy, Kingaroy Hospital, Queensland
  • Dr Suzanne Mahady
    Gastroenterologist, Royal Melbourne Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne; Epidemiologist, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University
  • Associate Professor William Tam
    Chair, Faculty of Endoscopy, Gastroenterological Society of Australia; Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide


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Neonatal Topic Expert Groups

  • Associate Professor Koert de Waal
    Conjoint Associate Professor, School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle
  • Professor John Lynch
    Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Adelaide
  • Professor Jonathan Morris AM
    Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Sydney; Director, Clinical and Population Perinatal Health Research, Kolling Institute of Medical Research
  • Professor Michael Permezel
    Past president, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne
  • Dr Antonia Shand
    Head of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Royal Hospital for Women; Research Fellow, Perinatal and Population Health, Children’s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney


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Other experts

  • Dr Chris Hayes
    Director, Hunter Integrated Pain Service, John Hunter Hospital; immediate past dean, Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
  • Professor Harriet Hiscock
    Group Leader, Health Services, Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; Director, Health Services Research Unit, Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Associate Professor Malcom Hogg
    Head of Pain Services, Royal Melbourne Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Louisa Jorm
    Director, Centre for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales
  • Dr Roderick McKay
    Director, Psychiatry and Mental Health Programs, Health Education and Training Institute; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales
  • Professor Libby Roughead
    Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia
  • Dr Jennifer Stevens
    Anaesthetist and Pain Specialist, St Vincent’s Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Sydney; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales