Who’s Moving August 2015

By August 11, 2015Who's Moving
Who's Moving

Dr Yahya Shehabi, currently Medical Director, Acute Complex and Community Care Clinical Services Program at Prince of Wales Hospital has accepted a role as the Program Medical Director Critical Care with Monash Health.

Mr Mark Summerville has recently joined Paul Hartmann ANZ as Managing Director previously being the General Manager Australia and New Zealand at Abbott and Managing Director at Biolife Healthcare.

Dr David Panter is leaving his role as CEO of Central Adelaide Local Health Network to take up the position of CEO with ECH Group.

Ms Lesley Dwyer currently the CEO of West Moreton Hospital and Health Service is moving to the United Kingdom to take up the position of CEO with Medway NHS Foundation Trust.

After 3 years as CEO with the Australian Primary Healthcare Nurses Association (APHNA), Kathy Bell is taking up a new role as Program Strategy Lead with the MedicineInsight Program at the National Prescribing Service in Melbourne.

Dr David Russell-Weisz will commence as the new Director-General of WA Health when he finished up in August as CEO of Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Dr Deepak Doshi who was previously Director of Emergency at Campbelltown Hospital has just started a new position as Director of Medical Services at Roma Hospital.

Ms Kathryn Cook is moving back to New Zealand shortly to take up the position of CEO at Mid Central District Health Board. Ms Cook has held various senior leadership positions across Australia including CEO at Western Health and Partner at KPMG Health practice.

Dr David Ward from Townsville Hospital and Health Service is moving to Metro North Hospital and Health Service as the new Clinical Director of Adolescent Psychiatry.

Mr Brett Thompson COO at Northern Adelaide Local Health Network is moving to Murrumbidgee Local Health District as Director of Operations.

Professor Wendy Larner, currently the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law at the University of Bristol is moving to New Zealand to become the Provost of Victoria University of Wellington.

Ms Anne Howe, formerly a Hospital Strategy Manager for Australian Health Service Alliance is now the CEO of Jessie McPherson Private Hospital.

Dr Steven Lee has become the new President of George Mason University Korea. Dr Lee was previously the Director of the University of Southern California Korea Campus.

Ms Prue Buist has moved from Wellington where she was the Patient Care Services Manager at Southern Cross Hospital Wellington to become the Director of Clinical Services at Calvary Health Care Riverina.

Dr Erik Lithlander currently at Australian National University as the Pro Vice Chancellor – International and Outreach. He is moving over to the UK as the new Pro Vice Chancellor – International and Student Retention at the University of Bristol.

Telstra ReadyCare has been launched this year, a company owned by Telstra Health aimed at telehealth via the phone and video conferencing. It has started with the following General Practitioners in place:

  • Dr Daniel Ho
  • Dr Nelson Lau
  • Dr Han Thai
  • Dr David Pan
  • Dr Michelle Tan
  • Dr Alan Leung
  • Dr James Jeong
  • Dr Tim McNamara
  • Dr Joanne Sharp
  • Dr Sean Low
  • Dr Collean Lau
  • Dr Anju Pandey

Dr Thomas Chan is moving from Monash Health, Casey Hospital as Emergency Department Director to Austin Health as the new Director of Emergency.

Dr Anatoly Reznichenko Medical Manager Vaccines at Sanofi Aventis is moving to Mundipharma as Senior Medical Advisor.

Mr Adrian Sutton is moving from Healthscope Pathology to St. John of God Pathology as National Director of Operations.

Dr Alessandra Muntoni is joining the National Breast Cancer Foundation as their Director, Investment Research

Professor Nadia Rosenthal the Director of the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute at Monash University is moving to Maine, USA as the new Scientific Director of The Jackson Laboratory.

Dr Shane Kelly currently the CEO for North Metropolitan Area Health Service in Western Australia, has been appointed as the new CEO for Mater Health Services in Brisbane.

Ms Lindsay Gillan, previously General Manager Operations at Genea is now the CEO at Westmead IVF.

Mr Ken Whelan the previous Deputy Secretary Systems Purchasing and Performance for the NSW Ministry of Health, is moving back to QLD to take up position of CEO Metro North Hospital and Health Service.

Professor Christopher Snowden is leaving the University of Surrey where he is the President and Vice Chancellor to the University of Southampton as Vice Chancellor.

Mr Jason Thomas is the new Director of Nursing at Metropolitan Rehabilitation Private Hospital. He was previously Deputy Director of Nursing at Hunter Valley Private Hospital.

Professor John Cordery is moving to Curtin University as Provost and Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor, leaving the University of Western Australia where he has been Chair of the university’s Academic Board and Head of Management and Operations in the UWA Business School.

Ms Julie Lahey the Nursing Director of Redcliffe Hospital is moving to Caboolture Hospital as the new Director of Nursing.

Mr Tobi Wilson is moving to Adelaide to take up the role of COO at Southern Adelaide LHD from his role as COO of Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Mr Luke Tanks previously the Manager of Anglicare Southern Queensland has moved to Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service as the new Director of Aged Care.