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Annual report 2008, Menzies School of Health Research



Annual report 2008, Menzies School of Health Research

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Menzies School of Health Research annual report 2008; 2008 Menzies School of Health annual report


Menzies School of Health Research


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Through scientifi c excellence, education and research the team at Menzies is discovering ways to reduce the impact of disease and improve the health and well-being of people living in Australia and beyond. -- page 4


Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; Charles Darwin University; Discovery for a healthy tomorrow

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Who we are and what we do page 4 -- Where and how we work page 5 -- Menzies Strategic Plan page 6 -- Vision page 7 -- Values page 7 -- Goals page 7 -- The Year at a Glance page 8 -- Financial and Corporate Overview page 12 -- A Message from the Chair page 14 -- A Message from the Director page 16 -- A Message from the Indigenous Development Unit page 18 -- Child Health Division page 21 -- Healing and Resilience Division page 27 -- International Health Division page 33 -- Preventable Chronic Diseases Division page 39 -- Services, Systems and Society Division Page 45 -- Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division page 51 -- Education and Training Division page 57 -- Corporate Services Division page 63 -- Menzies and the Community page 71 -- Governance page 72 -- Honorary Appointees page 75 -- Research Funding page 76 -- Publications page 84 -- Professional Activities page 92 -- Collaborators page 96 -- page 3




Menzies School of Health Research; Medicine; Research; Annual report

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Menzies School of Health Research

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Menzies School of Health Research annual report; Annual Report




99 pages : colour illustration ; 30 cm.

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74 Menzies School of Health Research | Annual Report 2008 governance Observers of the Board Secretary to the Board Mr Brendon Douglas (until May 2008) Ms Adrienne Farago CRCAH Chief Executive Offi cer Mr Mick Gooda MENZIES Staff Representative Mr Trevor Hopps Board Committees The Governing Board was assisted by the following committees. Finance Committee Mr Michael Martin (Chair) Mrs Sue Bradley (Independent member) Professor Jonathan Carapetis Mr Peter Carew Mr Shane Smith (Secretary) Academic Standing Committee Professor Bob Wasson Chair Professor Jonathan Carapetis Professor Robyn McDermott Development Committee Mr Michael Martin (Chair) Mr Brandon Carp Ms Pauline Wrobell Mr Dean Rioli Ms Liza Boston Mr Ben Rozenes Ms Lisa Stapels (Secretary) Mrs Julie Carmichael (Observer) Other Committees Child Health Division Indigenous Reference Group Mr Marius Puruntatemeri Mr Dennis Booney Mr Kane Ellis Mr Lorna Murakami-Gold Dr Ngiare Brown Human Research Ethics Committee Dr Michael Nixon (Chair) Mr Mathew Antcliff (from April 2008) Ms Colleen Atkinson Ms Ruth Billany (from April 2008) Ms Denise Dickson Dr Deborah Holt Mr David Pryce Ms Maria Scarlett (Secretary) Dr Gurmeet Singh (from April 2008) Dr Thomas Snellling (from April 2008) Ms Helen Spiers Ms Karyl Taylor Dr Steven Tong Ms Barbara Young (August/October 2008) Major Geneen Wright Ms Helen Wodak Aboriginal Ethics Sub Committee Dr Ngiare Brown (Co Chair) Ms Joanne Garnggulkpuy (Co Chair) Mr Peter Pangquee Ms Kalinda Griffi ths Ms Diane Walker Mrs Jennifer Ward Maria Scarlett (Secretary) Darwin Regional Institutional Biosafety Committee Mrs Susan Hutton (Chair) Dr Valerie Asche Dr Lorna Melville Dr Shelley Walton Mrs Maria Scarlett (Secretary) Ms Pamela Trotman Mr Paul Southwell Mr Michael Howard Laboratory Safety Committee Mrs Susan Hutton (Chair) Ms Jo Bex Ms Kim Hare Mr Mark Mayo Assoc Professor Phil Giffard Ms Linda Viberg Ochre Committee(s) Mr David Smorgon OAM (Ambassador) Ms Liza Boston (Chair) Mr Paul Sumner Ms Shareen Joel Ms Connie Kimberley Ms Helen Liberman Ms Laini Liberman Ms Jennifer Phipps Ms Hayley Smorgon Ms Robyn Wilson Ms Pauline Wrobel Ms Margie West Ms Francesca Cubillo Mr Shaun Dennison Ms Lisa Stapels (Secretary) Ms Susie Hopkins (Observer) Patrons And Members Offi cial Patron His Honour Mr Tom Pauling QC, Administrator of the Northern Territory Patrons The Hon Austin Asche AC QC Mr Ron Archer AM The Hon John Dawkins Mr Charles Goode Dr John Hargrave AO MBE Sir Gustav Nossal AC CBE Professor Lowitja ODonoghue CBE AM Mr William Scammell CBE MENZIES Medallion Recipients Dr Valerie Asche Miss Margaret Brewster Father Frank Flynn MSC AC* Mr Harry Giese AM MBE* Professor Richard Gye AO Dr John Hargrave AO MBE Mrs Susan Hutton Professor David Kemp FAA Professor John Matthews AM Mr Ray Norman AM Dr Brian Reid Dr KS Sriprakash Life Members Dr Keith Fleming Dr Ella Stack CBE Menzies Ambassadors Mr Dean Rioli Mr Kevin Sheedy Mr David Smorgon OAM * Deceased

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