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 David Le Couteur
 
Chairperson
Professor of Medicine
AO FRACP PhD FAHMS
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
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 Janani Thillainadesan Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC Staff Specialist Geriatrician.
MBBS (Hons) BScMed (Hons) FRACP
Conjoint Lecturer, University of Sydney
Postgraduate (PhD) student, University of Sydney
Dr Guillermo Becerril
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
 
Staff Specialist
Upper GI & Endosurgery
Concord Institute of Academic Surgery
MD, FRACS
Dr Prunella Blinman
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC

Head of Deparment (Oncology), 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
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
Professor Deborah Cockrell Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
Director Oral Health
GAICD, MBA, PhD, Grad. Cert PHRM, Grad. Cert. Ed. Higher Education, FDS RCPS, BDS
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
Ms Marian Kow
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC

Clinical Trials Pharmacist

B Pharm

Ms Amanda Idan
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC
MHS, BSc(Hons)
A/Prof Anne Wand
      
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the professional care, counselling or treatment of people

Senior Staff Specialist Psychiatrist

B(Sc)Med(Hons), MBBS(Hons), MPsychiatry

Dr Deonna Ackermann Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC MBBS, MPH, Grad Cert Clinical Epidemiology
Mr David Luttrell
Community Representative
BSc (Hons)
Mr Joseph Turrentine
Community Representative
BA - History, Master of Education, Master of European Union Law, Juris Doctor
Dr Rob Neurath Community Representative

BA(Hons) – Mathematics and Philosophy
PhD – Philosophy
Dip Ed – University of Sydney

Ms Jan Bell
Community Representative

BA (Education)

Ms Caren Beer Community Representative

 

Ms Alison Pollard Community Representative BEd, Grad Dip Multicultural Education, Dip Teaching
Rev. Minh Towner
Minister of Religion

Uniting Chaplain

Doctoral of Ministry (in-progress) Master of Divinity, BN

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  
Mr Steven Canton  Lawyer

Associate Lawyer, BA/LLB (Hons)

Ms Sue Monaro Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in, the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC

Clinical Nurse Consultant (Nurse Manager), RN, BAppSc. (Nursing), MN, PhD (C)

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
Dr Lil Vrklevski Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the professional care, counselling or treatment of people

Clinical Psychologist, Acting Director Allied Health SLHD

PhD, MBA, MClinPsych, LLB, BLS, DipJou, BA

Mr Simon Tully
Member with knowledge of, an current expertise in, the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC

Case Manager

GC Field Edu, BSW, BA

 
 

 

Ms Sarah Truong            
Acting Executive Officer

 

Ms Kate Flinders
Executive Officer (on leave)