Whos Moving August 2014
Who’s Moving tracks who has moved careers in the healthcare, academic and life sciences sectors. This is the August 2014 edition.
The Honourable Brownyn Pike is Western Health’s new Board Chair, her previous roles include being Health Minister and Education Minister in the Victorian Government.
Professor Linda Johnston the current Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast is moving to Canada to take up the position of Dean of the Bloomberg School of Nursing at the University of Toronto.
Mr Bruce Levy, having over thirty years healthcare experience, is the new Board Chair of Silver Chain Nursing.
Professor Graham Schaffer former Executive Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology at the University of Queensland is moving to La Trobe University to be the inaugural Pro Vice Chancellor of the College of Science, Health and Engineering.
Professor Anthony McGrew will be the inaugural Pro Vice Chancellor of the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce at La Trobe University. Professor McGrew is moving to Melbourne from Glasgow where he has been Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Strathclyde University.
Mr Thomas Remy previously the Senior Vice President Asia Pacific Pharmaceuticals for Fresenius Kabi, is now the Vice President Asia, Healthcare at Worms Asia Ltd.
Dr Tracey Gillies has been appointed the new Medical Director for NHS Forth Valley. She is currently the Medical Director of Acute Services at NHS Lothian.
Dr Mark Brown who is currently the Executive Director Oral Services at Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the new Chief Dental Officer at Queensland Health following the retirement of Dr Rhys Thomas.
Dr Sam Henson, former Associate Dean for International and Partnerships is now the new Head of the Ballarat Campuses of the Federation University Australia.
Professor Peter Klinken has been appointed as the new Chief Scientist for Western Australia. Professor Klinken is currently a Professor at the University of Western Australia.
Ms Tonina Harvey is moving to South Western Sydney Local Health District as General Manager Drug Health, she was previously General Manager Community Services at Paraquad.
Professor Steve Chapman, currently the Vice-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University in Scotland will become the new Vice-Chancellor of Edith Cowan University in early 2015.
Dr Nancy Huang, National Manager of Medicine Insights for NPS MedicineWise is moving to Australian Unity to become the Medical Director of Remedy Health.
Professor Tim Stokes from the University of Birmingham has taken up the Elaine Gurr Chair of General Practice at the University of Otago’s Dunedin School of Medicine.
The Rt Hon Alan Milburn the former Health Secretary will begin January 2015 as the Chancellor of Lancaster University.
Ms Sophie Najjarin, formerly with Westmead Private Hospital is moving to Waratah Private Hospital as the Clinical Services Manager.
Professor Paul Brunton will be moving to New Zealand to become the Dean of the School of Dentistry at the University of Otago. He joins them from the University of Leeds’ School of Dentistry where he is Director of Student Education.
Dr Wayne Hsueh who was the Deputy Executive Director of Medical Services at Tasmanian Health Organisation South will be the new Director of Medical Services at Shellharbour Hospital.
Ms Suzanne Rastrick has been appointed as the new Chief Allied Health Professions Officer at NHS England, having formerly been the CEO and Director of Quality at the NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group.
Ms Margot Mains is moving from the Northern Adelaide Health Network to be the new CEO for Illawarra-Shoalhaven Local Health District.
Dr Kathleen Atkinson, Executive Director of Medical Services at Murrumbidgee Local Health District is moving to Far West Local Health District as the new Executive Director of Medical Services.