Speakers

Professor John Greenwood

  • Invited Speaker

Associate Professor Dr John Greenwood AM is an English-trained plastic surgeon who works full-time in burn care as the Medical Director of the Adult Burn Centre of the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide, South Australia.

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Professor Warren L. Garner

  • Invited Speaker

Dr Warren's attendance is supported by
Integra.

Dr Garner is Director and Professor of Surgery at LAC+USC Burn Centre, Los Angeles, California. His research interests have been based on the patients who he treats in his clinical practice of Plastic surgery.

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Professor James Jeng

  • Invited Speaker

James C Jeng MD FACS spent the first two decades of his career as a staff burn surgeon in Washington DC. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.

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Professor Palmer Q Bessey

  • Invited Speaker

Palmer Q Bessey MD FACS MS, Aronson Family Foundation Professor of Burn Surgery, Associate Director, William Randolph Hearst Burn Center, Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.


Professor John Mcneil

  • Invited Speaker

John McNeil has been the head of the Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine based at the Alfred Hospital in Prahran since 1986. His research background is in epidemiology & clinical pharmacology.

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Professor Roy Kimble

  • Invited Speaker

Professor Roy Kimble is Director of Paediatric Surgery, Burns and Trauma at The Lady Cilento Children's Hospital Brisbane, the newest and largest children's hospital in Australia.

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Ms Margaret Banks

  • Invited Speaker

Margaret Banks has worked as the Senior Program Director with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care since July 2006.

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Dr Andrea C. Issler-Fisher

  • Invited Speaker

Doctor Andrea C. Issler-Fisher graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich. Her MD was awarded for her thesis entitled “Thermic Injuries & Child Abuse”.

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Assoc/Professor Suzanne Rea

  • Invited Speaker

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Dr Stuart Marshall

  • Invited Speaker

Stuart Marshall is a specialist anaesthetist and works as Clinical Director of Simulation Education at the Alfred Hospital and as the Lead medical instructor at the Monash Simulation Centre.

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Dr Eric Dantzer

  • Invited Speaker

Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, French Military Health Service Colonel, Surgeon in Chief of the Burn service of the Instruction Military Hospital of Sainte Anne in Toulon

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Ms Heather Cleland

  • Invited Speaker

Heather is Visiting Plastic Surgeon and Head of the Victorian Adult Burns Service at the Alfred Hospital; Clinical Director of the Alfred Skin Tissue Culture Laboratory; and  Visiting Plastic Surgeon at the Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.  

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Mr Bill O'Shea

  • Invited Speaker

Bill O’Shea was Alfred Health’s first General Counsel from October 2003 until July 2015.  Prior to joining Alfred Health he was managing partner and head of the Commercial Law Practice Group of national law firm Hunt & Hunt.

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Dr Alex Padiglioni

  • Invited Speaker

Dr Alexander Padiglione      MBBS (Hons) FRACP PhD is an Infectious Diseases Physician at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne where he has portfolio responsibility for Intensive Care & Burns Infections, working closely with the Victorian Adult Burns Service.   His other interests include Travel medicine, HIV medicine and medical education.   He also works at Monash Medical Centre where he is the head of Monash Travel Health, and runs an Intensive Care Consultation service with the ICU at Dandenong Hospital. 

 

Dr Ieva Ozolins

  • Scientific Forum Speaker

Dr Ozolins is a medical officer in the Biological Sciences Section of the TGA Scientific Evaluation Branch. She has both a medical degree and a PhD in Physiology. She has worked as an academic general practice registrar at the University of Adelaide and in clinical general practice in South Australia and Queensland. Later she coordinated the first and second year medicine programs at the University of Queensland. She was involved in health system and service research projects at the University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, Monash University Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine and the NSW Health Education and Training Institute before joining the TGA in 2013.

 

Professor Mark Fitzgerald

  • Invited Speaker

Professor Mark Fitzgerald is Director of Trauma Services at The Alfred Hospital; Director of the National Trauma Research Institute; Professor, Department of Surgery, Central Clinical School, Monash University; and Professor, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology, Swinburne University of Technology. 

Professor Fitzgerald credentials include MB BS (University of Melbourne) 1981; Fellowship Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 1987; MD (Monash) 2015 (Computer Assisted Decisions Support for Trauma Resuscitation); and Global Clinical Scholar - Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2015 (Harvard Medical School). He is an Ambulance Victoria Medical Advisor, a Victorian State Trauma Committee member and the Director of the Trauma Reception & Resuscitation Project. 

His research themes are systems improvement, error reduction and standardization of resuscitation care.  Professor Fitzgerald has led the establishment of Trauma Systems in Sri Lanka, India, China, the Philippines and Myanmar. He has delivered 120 major presentations, 110 publications in peer reviewed journals, 10 book chapters and has achieved Au$8 million in research and development funding 2007-14.

Professor Fitzgerald’s honours include the Ambulance Service Medal 2003; the Foundation Medal, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 2003; Honorary Life Membership, Neurotrauma Society of India 2010; and the Gordon Trinca Medal for services to trauma, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2013.