Clinical Council

Anne Doherty

Anne Doherty

Anne is a mental health professional and an experienced senior health executive and board member. She has held a range of senior positions at Monash Health since 2007 and is currently General Manager, Monash Sector.

David Shap

David Shap

David is a GP and has been a partner in a Hampton general practice for two decades, having previously worked overseas and qualified at the University of Cape Town. In Australia, David received his Fellowship from the RACGP in 1993. He is married and has three sons.

Within his practice of five doctors, David is actively involved in teaching both medical students and GP registrars. His particular areas of interest are geriatrics and aged care, as well as asylum seeker health.

David was previously a Board Member of Bayside Division of General Practice, as well as Head of the GP Education Committee of the Bayside Medicare Local.

David is committed to GP Continuing Medical Education, as well as the importance of mechanisms to improve communication between general practitioners, hospitals, allied health, and community health sectors.

George Somers

George Somers

George is Principal GP and owner of Emerald Medical Centre. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Sherbrooke and Pakenham Division of General Practice, and set up the Disaster and Emergency Medicine Program (DEMP).

He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University School of Rural Health and helped set up the Gippsland Medical School as the Coordinator of Clinical Skills.

George is developing his practice into a centre of clinical and academic excellence based on the Patient Centred Medical Home (PCMH). He sits on the RACGP Expert Committee, General Practice Advocacy and Funding, and the RACGP Working Party on the Medical Home.

Iain Edwards

Iain Edwards

Iain is physiotherapist and Director, Integrated Care and Dental at Peninsula Health. He is Chair of Guide Dogs Victoria’s Consumer Advisory Council and the Peninsula Model Chronic Disease Alliance and sits on Monash University’s Physiotherapy Course Steering Committee.

Jagdeesh Singh Dhaliwal

Jagdeesh Singh Dhaliwal

Jag is a GP in South Eastern Melbourne and GP Adviser in Healthcare Technology and Strategy to East Melbourne Primary Health Network.

He has over twenty years experience as a GP partner in England and has served as Deputy Director of Postgraduate Medicine at Keele Medical School, Honorary Associate Professor in Health Services Management at the University of Warwick and as a Consultant Medical Adviser in Healthcare Technology Strategy to global companies.

Jag was awarded an MSc in Health Care Management with distinction from the University of Warwick. He is a recipient of the Royal College of GP’s teaching excellence award and a finalist for the 2009 NHS Leadership Mentor award. His practice won the UK Patient Safety Award for Primary Care in 2015.  Jag has worked at Harvard Macy in Boston, USA, in Latin America and has served as Senior Medical Educator to the Medical Protection Society in Australasia, looking at risk management and shared decision making approaches to help cut error and medico-legal risk.

His area of expertise is the leadership challenge of encouraging radical transformation in healthcare through the use of enabling digital and social media technologies.

Michelle Lynch

Michelle Lynch

Michelle is a pharmacist with over 20 years of experience in public and private hospitals pharmacy operations and management, community pharmacy, and consultancy in the wider health space. She is passionate about the pivotal role pharmacists can play in the primary and acute healthcare teams to deliver best health outcomes to patients.  

Michelle is a board director of The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, and is currently the National Vice-President.  She also holds positions on the editorial board of the Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary and the newly formed Australian Advisory Council of the Medicinal Use of Cannabis.  

Michelle currently works for the Ramsay Pharmacy Group and is responsible for Ramsay Pharmacy National Hospital Pharmacy Operations.

Kim Wong

Kim Wong

Kim is head of nephrology at Peninsula Health and has served on clinical governance committees with an IT focus.

Sue White

Sue White

Sue is General Manager, Community and Clinical Care, at Inner South Community Health Service. She has 25 years’ experience working with disadvantaged communities both in Australia and overseas. Sue has held management positions since 1999 in both the health and welfare sectors and has a passion for reducing inequity in health by addressing the factors that create disadvantage. She has a keen interest in research, homelessness and health, advocacy, policy and health equity.

Sue is a registered nurse and holds a Graduate Diploma in Community Health and a Masters in Public Health.

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