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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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PROF 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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PROF HELEN O’CONNELL
Vice President USANZ
Professor, University of Melbourne, Department of Surgery
Specialty: Urology
Affiliations: Urology Lead APFPR, Adjunct Professor, Monash University, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine

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A/PROF 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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A/PROF EMMANUEL KARANTANIS
Conjoint Associate Professor at UNSW
Specialty: Obstetrics & Urogynaecology
Affiliation(s): St George 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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PROF STEPHEN GRAVES
Adjunct Professor University of South Australia Director, Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry
Specialty: Clinical Registries Affiliation(s): SAHMRI

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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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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 advocacy
Affiliation(s): Health Consumer’s Council WA

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PROFESSOR ANNE DUGGAN
Chief Medical Officer at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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DR OLIVER DALY
APFPR Clinical Data Lead

Specialty: Obstetrics & Urogynaecology
Affiliation(s): Western Health

Clinical Informatics Associate, Centre for Digital Transformation of Health, University of Melbourne

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

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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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JARROD WILLIAMS
Manager, Office of the Chief Clinical Officers
Affiliation(s): Ministry of Health New Zealand