Dr John Ward

John Ward is a semi-retired geriatrician. Prior to entering Geriatric Medicine in 1985, John was in public health administration,including Aboriginal Health, Deputy Director of the Southern Metropolitan Health Region and Director of NSW Prison Medical Service. John worked as geriatrician in Eastern Sydney prior to moving to the Hunter in 2000.His major interests are the…

Professor Rod McClure

Rod Dr Rod McClure is Professor of Public Health Medicine, and Dean, School of Medicine at Western Sydney University. Since being awarded his PhD in Epidemiology and Population Health in 1995, he has had comprehensive international career with clinical, administrative, education and research contributions across the public, private and government sectors. He is the current…

Ms Hyllus Munro

Hyllus is a proud Yorta Yorta / Kamilaroi woman who has resided in Liverpool for the past 40 years. Hyllus has worked in SWSLHD for the past 9 years as a Workforce Educator in the District’s Centre for Education and Workforce Development, responsible for delivering the Ministry of Health’s mandatory cultural training program, Respecting the…

Dr Simon Kos

Dr. Simon Kos is an internationally recognized leader in digital health, working in senior executive roles for over twenty years. Dr. Simon Kos is the Chief Medical Officer at Microsoft NZ, responsible for clinical strategy and engagement using Microsoft technology and partner solutions.

Alexandra Sechi

Alex started her nursing career at Liverpool Hospital in 2008. In 2011 Alex was employed as the first IBD Nurse at Liverpool Hospital, establishing the IBD Service along with Professor Susan Connor and Dr Watson Ng. Since its inception in 2011, the IBD unit has grown significantly. In her role as IBD CNC, Alex is…

Professor Susan Connor

Professor Connor is Head of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Service at Liverpool Hospital in Sydney where she is a senior staff specialist and conjoint Professor with University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, member of the Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research as well as leading one of the South Western Sydney Local Health…

Ms Anita van der Meer

Anita is a committed advocate for Australian health and medical research translation and commercialisation.  She is a clinical trial and medtech specialist. Anita is currently Chief Innovation Officer at the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research.  Anita has previously held leadership positions with government and industry including CSIRO, NSW Health, Medtronic, and MSD.  She is…