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Who’s Moving October/November 2014

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Who's Moving

Who’s Moving tracks who has moved careers in the healthcare, academic and life sciences sectors. This is the October-November 2014 edition.

Kylie de Boer, formerly of Genea, has joined the Monash IVF Group as General Manager NSW.

Professor Bruce Waxman, previously with Monash Health and The Valley Private Hospital, is joining Epworth Richmond as Director of Medical Services.

Associate Professor Harish Poptani will be joining the University of Liverpool as Chair in Preclinical Imaging, moving across from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr James Adams will be making the move from the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust to join Western Health as the new Clinical Service Director Sub Acute Care.

Annette Czerkesow, previous General Manager of Brisbane Waters Private has now gone to The Mater Hospital in Rockhampton as Executive Officer.

Professor Myra Nimmo has taken up a new position as Pro Vice Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham. Professor Nimmo was previously the Pro Vice Chancellor of Research at Loughborough University.

Dr David Ware is joining the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital as the new Director of Anaesthesia leaving Wollongong Hospital.

Professor Simon Foote is leaving his position as Dean of the Australian School of Advanced Medicine at Macquarie University to become the new Director of the John Curtin School of Medical Research.

Mr Chris Holt is joining The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust as the Chief Operating Officer leaving the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.

Professor Tanya Monro is joining the University of South Australia as the new Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation. Professor Monro is leaving her current position as Director of the ARC Centre for Excellence in Nanoscale BioPhotonics and the Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing at the University of Adelaide.

Mr Malcolm Stringer, General Manager Business Development at Healthscope Pathology is moving to Queensland Health as the General Manager Laboratory Operations for Health Support Queensland.

Professor Debbie Carrick-Sen, Head of Nursing & Midwifery Research is taking up a new position as the first Florence Nightingale Foundation Chair in Clinical Nursing and Midwifery Practice in the West Midlands, with a joint appointment between the University of Birmingham and the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust.

Professor Kent Anderson is moving from his position at the University of Adelaide as the Pro Vice Chancellor International it take up the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor Community and Engagement at the University of Western Australia.

Ms Fiona Stoke, Chief Nursing Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services in Tasmania is moving to Canberra to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council.

The University of Essex welcomes its first female Chancellor this year. Shami Chakrabarti CBE a civil rights lawyer who until recently has been the Director of Liberty.

Ms Karen Bradley who has been most recently the Area Director of Nursing and Midwifery for South Metropolitan Area Health Service has just taken up the position of Chief Nurse with WA Health.

Professor Patrick McNeil has been appointed the inaugural Executive Dean of the new Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University. Professor McNeil is currently the Executive Clinical Director of Liverpool Hospital, Chair of Arthritis Australia and leads a research team at the University of New South Wales.

Dr Magdy Gado is moving to Mundipharma as Senior Medical Adviser, coming from Eli Lilly Dubai as Regional Medical Adviser.

The current Head of School of Chemistry at the University of New South Wales, Professor Barbara Messerle will also be making a move over the Macquarie University in January 2015. Professor Messerle has been appointed Executive Dean of the university’s Faculty of Science.

Mr Simon Sheppard is joining The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust as Director of Finance having been with the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust as Acting Director of Finance and Deputy Director of Finance and Procurement.

Chris Preston, previous Director – Health Advisory for Deloittes has now gone to Pathology Queensland as Commercial Director.

Professor Vernon Ward the current Head of Microbiology and Immunology Department at the University of Otago has been named the next Dean of the Otago School of Medical Sciences.

Mr Jagdish Ghadge, Regulatory Affairs Manager at Mundipharma, is moving to Shire Pharmaceuticals as the Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs.

Kerrie Hayes, previous Director of Nursing at Calvary ACT has now gone to The Sunshine Coast Hospital to be their new Director of Clinical Services.

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