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STEERING COMMITTEE

The APFPR has a Steering Committee of experts who assist with making strategic decisions for the project and provide guidance to the operational team. The Steering Committee is responsible for assessing external applications for data from the registry.
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PROFESSOR SUSANNAH AHERN

Chair & Academic Lead Head, Registry Science & Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University

Specialty: Clinical Registries

Affiliation(s): Monash University

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PROFESSOR HELEN O’CONNELL
Urological Surgeon, Epworth Healthcare

President, Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand

Honorary Urologist, Western Health, Footscray

Specialty: Urology

Affiliations: Urology Lead APFPR; Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne

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A/PROFESSOR JESSICA YIN

Surgeon

Specialty: Urology

Affiliation(s): Holywood Medical Centre (WA)

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DR JENNY KING

Head of Department of Urogynaecology, Director of Pelvic Floor Unit, Westmead Hospital

Specialty: Urogynaecology

Affiliation(s): Westmead Hospital

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DR ELIZABETH GALLAGHER
Visiting Medical Officer (specialist) at The Canberra Hospitals Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Affiliation(s): Calvary John James, Canberra Private and Canberra Hospital

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MR JOHN SHORT
President, UGSA
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Affiliation(s): Christchurch Women’s Hospital & Southern Cross Hospital – Invercargill

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VACANCY

Australian Commission for Safety and Quality in Health Care

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MR JAMES KECK
General Surgeon
Specialty: Colorectal Surgery
Affiliation(s): St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne

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PIP BRENNAN
Consumer Representative, Consumer advocate
Affiliation(s): Health Consumer’s Council WA

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JENNY LESLIE

Lived Experience Consumer Representative

Background in nursing and medical practice management

Affiliation(s): NSW Health Mesh Advisory Group

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DR FIONA BACH
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Specialty: Urogynaecology
Affiliations: RANZCOG/UGSA representative

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SALLY RAYNER
Director, Department of Health and Aged Care
Affiliation(s): Commonwealth of Australia

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DR AMANDA CRAIG
Director, Devices Post Market Reforms and Reviews
Section, Medical Devices Surveillance Branch
Specialty: Devices
Affiliation(s): Therapeutic Goods Administration

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KIRSTINE SKETCHER-BAKER
Executive Director, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Service. Clinical Excellence Division, Queensland Health
Specialty: Safety and Quality
Affiliation(s): Queensland Health

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DR HAMISH GRAY
Clinical Chief Advisor, Office of the Chief Clinical Officers
Affiliation(s): Ministry of Health New Zealand