WA News Beneath the Drapes December 2017
December 2017
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Beneath the Drapes

Dr Lindy Swain will be the inaugural director the Kimberley University Rural Health Alliance, an initiative of the federal government and run through the University of Notre Dame Australia.

201712-EProf-Paul-Worley-David-GillespieE/Prof Paul Worley and Dr David GillespieE/Prof Paul Worley is the country’s first National Rural Health Commissioner. The former GP was Dean of Medicine at Flinders University and held leadership roles in the Rural Doctors Association of South Australia and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.

ENT specialist Dr Tim Cooney has been appointed to the board of Telethon Speech & Hearing. Lawyer Jeremy Rigg was also appointed to the board.

Mr Richard Alder has been appointed to the board of the Lions Eye Institute.

Prof Julian Rait, former MDA National boss has been voted onto the board of Avant.

Dr Jonathan Mortimer, Dr James Quirke, Dr Alan Leeb, Dr Peter Winterton, Dr Cory Lei and Dr Lewis MacKinnon have been appointed to the RACGP WA faculty board.