Concord Hospital Concord Hospital
The Concord Research Office

Composition of Ethics Committee

The Sydney Local Health District Human Research Ethics Committee - CRGH is constituted under the guidelines of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, National Health and Medical Research Council (NH&MRC).

 

 
NAME  
 
CATEGORY OF MEMBERSHIP
 
 
 QUALIFICATIONS  
Professor Andrew McLachlan
 
Chairperson
Professor of Pharmacy
BPharm PhD, FPS, FACPP, MCPA, MSHPA 
A/Professor Ghauri Aggarwal
Deputy Chairperson
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the professional care, counselling or treatment of people
 
Palliative Care Specialist
MBBS, FRACP, FAChPM, FFPMANZCA
Mr Leo Turner
Deputy Chairperson
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the professional care, counselling or treatment of people
Clinical Nurse Consultant, Andrology
RN, Renal Cert, MSc (MED) MCN
Ms Jan Bell
Laywoman
 
BA (Education)
Dr Helen Brayshaw
Laywoman
MA, PhD, BA, Dip Ed
 
Dr Guillermo Becerril
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
 
Surgical Superintendent – Licenciado en Medico Cirujano (Mexico)
Dr Prunella Blinman
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC

Medical Oncologist
BMed PhD FRACP

 
Professor Fiona Blyth
(ALTERNATE)
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
Medical Epidemiologist
BScMed, MBBS (Hons), MPH, PhD, FAFPHM
Professor Mark Cooper
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
 
Professor of Medicine – BMBCh, BA (Hons), PhD
A/Prof Ann Conway
 
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
Endocrinologist
MBBS,FRACP
A/Prof Charles George
 
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the professional care, counselling or treatment of people
Renal Specialist
PhD, BA(Hons), MBBS, MSc, FRACP
Dr Carmen Huckel Schneider

(ALTERNATE)
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
Lecturer, Health Policy, University of Sydney
Doctorate in Social Science
Dr Frank Li
 
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
Senior Physiotherapist
B Appl Sc, M Biomed Eng, PhD
Mr David Luttrell 
Layman
BSc(Hons)
Dr Rob Neurath
 
Layman
BA(Hons) – Mathematics and Philosophy
PhD – Philosophy
Dip Ed – University of Sydney
Ms Lucy Nigro
 
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
Clinical Trials Pharmacist
B Pharm, Dip Hosp Pharm
Dr Claire Blizard
 
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the professional care, counselling or treatment of people
Executive Medical Director Health Education and Training Institute (HETI)
MBBS, MHA, FRACMA, AFCHSE
 
A/Professor Vasi Naganathan
 
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
Consultant Geriatrician – MBBS, FRACP, Masters of Medicine, PhD
Dr Alessandra Bianchi
 
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
Haematologist
MD(Hons), FRCPA
Rev Janine Steele
 
Minister of Religion
Associate Minister
St Anne's Ryde
BA (Syd); Grad Dip Ed Stud (Health Ed) (Syd); BTh, Dip Min (Moore)
Ms Julie Brooke-Cowden
 
Lawyer
Solicitor
LLM, BSc
A/Professor Martin Gallagher
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in, the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
 
Staff Specialist Renal Medicine
MB BS FRACP, MPH (Hons), PhD
Dr Fiona Stanaway
Member with knowledge of, and
current expertise in, the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health, University of Sydney
MBBS (Hons); MPH; PhD
Ms Sophie Isobel
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in, the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
 
Clinical Nurse Consultant (Quality and Research) 
B Nursing, Graduate Cert in Nursing, Graduate Cert in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Mr Kevin Long
Layman
 
 
Ms Virginia Turner
Executive Officer
BSc(Hons)