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
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, PhD
Conjoint Lecturer, 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
A/Prof Anne Wand

Deputy Chairperson

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
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
Associate Professor Yuen Yee Cheng
Member with knowledge of, and current expertise in the areas of research regularly considered by the HREC

Associate Professor, University of Technology Sydney

PhD, MPhil, BSc

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/Professor 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
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 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

Mr David Luttrell
Community Representative BSc (Hons)
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
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

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

Medical Oncologist

BMed MD, FRACP

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

Gastroenterologist

BSc (Hons), MBBS, DTM&H, MRCP part 1

Ms Sarah Truong            
Acting Executive Officer

 

Ms Kate Flinders
Executive Officer (on leave)