Who’s Moving October 2017 tracks who has moved careers in the healthcare, academic and life sciences sectors globally.
Whos Moving October 2017
Professor Peter Rathjen currently the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Tasmania has been announced as the replacement for Professor Warren Bebbington at the University of Adelaide as the Vice-Chancellor.
Professor Chris Earley will also leave his position at the University of Tasmania, as Dean of the Business school, to take up the position at UTS, Dean School of Business.
Professor John Dwyer has been appointed Foundation Professor of Medicine and Surgery at the proposed new Murray Darling Medical School, a joint venture between La Trobe University and Charles Sturt University. Professor Dwyer is currently Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of New South Wales and Founder of the Australian Health Care Reform Alliance. Joining him as Planning Dean of the Murray Darling Medical School will be Professor Richard Hays who is currently at James Cook University as Processor of Remote Health and Medicine, having recently stepped down from his role as Dean of Medicine at the University of Tasmania.
Ms Romany Goonan will move from The Bays Hospital Group to take up a position as NUM Perioperative Services at St John of God Berwick
Associate Professor Ruth Salom is moving to Geelong as the new CEO of Barwon Health, leaving her position as Head of Integrated Solutions in Health at Telstra.
Mr Robert Love has taken up a Business Manager position at Genome. One, a subsidiary organisation of the Garvan Institute.
Professor Rocky Tuan, currently at the University of Pittsburgh, will take up the position of Vice-Chancellor & President at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in January 2018.
Professor Nigel de Bussy has been announced as the new Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Business at Curtin University, he has been acting in the position and was previously the Head of School of Marketing.
Ms Sue Williams will be leaving her position at Peninsula Health as CEO to move over to a newly created strategic-based role at Cabrini health as the new Chief of Health Operations in October 2017.
Professor Ulrich Steinseifer is moving to Monash University where he will be Professor of Medical Devices at the Monash Institute of Mechanical Engineering. He is leaving his position of Professor of Cardiovascular Engineering at RWTH Aachen University in Germany.
The former president of Carnegie Mellon University Professor Subra Suresh will become the fourth President of Nanyang Technological University in January 2018.
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has named Professor Tan Eng Chye, formerly the provost of NUS, as its new president, an appointment that will take effect in January 2018
Professor Glynn Davis has announced his intention to retire from his post as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne in 2018. An international search for his successor has commenced in wake of this information.
Prof Peter Rathjen to return to Adelaide as a new VC in early 2018. He was previously the Vice-Chancellor at the University of Tasmania
The University of Oxford has announced the appointment of Professor Gavin Screaton as Head of the Medical Sciences Division, effective October 1st. Professor Screaton is currently Chair of Medicine and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College London where he previously served as Vice-Dean (Academic Development).
Mr Nino Di Pasquale is joining Barwon Health as Director of Nursing, Mental Health August 2017.
Following the appointment of Mr Mark Compton as Chairman, Dr Joe Collins is set to take over as CEO of St Luke’s Care.
Mr Martin Bowles will take over from Mr Mark Doran as the National CEO of Calvary Health Care. Mr Bowles was the former Secretary of the Department of Health.
Professor Terrence O’Brien has taken up a joint appoint with Monash University and Alfred Hospital as Head, Department of Neuroscience and Director of Neurology. He will be leaving his position with the University of Melbourne as The James Stewart Professor of Medicine and Head of The Department of Medicine at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Professor Hayden Ramsay has left his position as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Sydney Campus at the University of Notre Dame. He has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Assisting the Vice-Chancellor and President, as well as Professor of Catholic Philosophy.
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Whos Moving October 2017