Prof Moyez Jiwa has left Curtin University to take up the position of Associate Dean at the University of Notre Dame’s Melbourne clinical school and the chair in Health Innovation.
Former Deputy Executive Director of Health Consumers Council Mr Gio Terni has taken up a position as advocate at People With Disabilities (WA).
Ms Gemma Crawford from Curtin’s School of Public Health has been recognised by the Australian Health Promotion Association with it 2015 national emerging leader award.
Prof Alistair Forrest has been appointed laboratory head in system biology and genomics at the Perkins Institute.
Tax accountant Ms Cathy Broadbent has been appointed to the board of Diabetes Research WA.
Dr David Borshoff has been appointed Director of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine I St John of God Hospital Murdoch.
Five doctors received outstanding service awards at the Rural Health West annual conference: Paediatrician Dr John Boulton (Broome), Dr Randolf Spargo (Newman, particularly Jigalong), Dr Daniel O’Donnell (outreach services, particularly Cocos and Keeling Islands), Dr Andrew Jamieson (Midwest hospital doctor) and Dr Phil Reid (Kalgoorlie). Dr Mal Hodsdon, a long-serving rural GP Obstetrician, was presented with a Life Membership of Rural Health West.
p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: 6.0pt;”>Mr Bill Munro has replaced Mrs Roz Baker as chair of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.