Other Major Appointments

1 Chair Specialist Advisory Committee in Geriatric Medicine
Royal Australasian College of Physicians (1999 – 2006)
2 Member Committee of Physician Training
Royal Australasian College of Physicians (2005 – 2007)
3 Consultant Overseas Trained Physicians Unit
Royal Australasian College of Physicians (2006 – 2007)
4 Chair Education and Training Subcommittee
Australian Society for Geriatric Medicine (2000 – 2006)
5 Councillor Australian Society for Geriatric Medicine (2000 – 2006)
6 Foundation Chair Hunter Institute of Ageing Research (1999 – 2005)
7 Associate Editor Australian Journal on Ageing (1999 – 2005)
8 Chair BMed Student Consultative Committee
The University of Newcastle (1999 – 2005)
9 Member Steering Committee, Epidemiology of Ageing, PHERP (2001 –  )
10 Surveyor Postgraduate Medical Council of New South Wales (1992 –  )
11 Member Council of the Postgraduate Medical Council
(Nominated by the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (2000 – 2004)
The Council had been amalgamated into IMET since 2005
12 Coordinator Clinical Epidemiology Course
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (1999 – 2003)
13 Director Research and Education
Rankin Park Unit, John Hunter Hospital (2000 – 2006)
14 Referee for Journals Australian Journal on Ageing

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine

Medical Journal of Australia

Australian & New Zealand Association for Medical Education Journal
Indian Postgraduate Journal of Medicine
15 Member Editorial Panel of Focus on Health Professional Education
Oman Medical Journal
Journal of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
16 Chair Network Governance Committee
Basic Physician Training
HNE Health (2004 – 2010)
17 Chair JMO Education Committee
HNE Health (2004 –  )
18 Member Southern Clinical Council
HNE Health (2004 –  )
19 Chair Overseas Trained Physicians Committee – Adult Division
Royal Australasian College of Physicians (2007 – 2009)
20 Foundation Chair and Coordinator Stroke Distance Learning Course
The University of Newcastle (2005 – 2007)
21 Visiting Professor Veterans Hospital, Washington DC and
George Washington University, June 2006 (Dr Elizabeth Cobbs)
22 Reviewer McMaster Online Rating of Evidence (MORE) (Ongoing)
23 Director of Geriatric Medicine Hunter Area Health Service (1993 – 2004)
24 Chair Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute (1998 – 2000)
25 Director of Clinical Training Wallsend Hospital (1989 – 1991)
26 Director of Clinical Training John Hunter Hospital (1991 – 1994)
27 Chair Junior Doctors Education Committee
Hunter Area Health Service (1991 – 1994)
28 Director of Physician Training John Hunter Hospital (1994 – 1998)
29 Chair Postgraduate Education Working Group for the long-term planning of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (1999)
30 Counsellor Australian Society of Geriatric Medicine (1994 – 1997)
31 Physician Examiner Royal Australasian College of Psychiatrists
32 Director Clinical Clusters of General Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine
Hunter Area Health Service (2002 – 2004)
33 Chair Domain 3
BMed Program
The University of Newcastle (2000 – 2001)
34 Regional Examiner Royal Australasian College of Physicians (1995 – 2001)
35 Member of Executive Australian & New Zealand Association for Medical Education (ANZAME) (1998 – 2004)
36 Vice-President Australian & New Zealand Association for Medical Education (2001 – 2004)
37 Member Executive Committee
Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute(2000 – 2002)
38 Member External Review Panel for the postgraduate course work
Faculty of Health, Monash University, Melbourne (2004)
39 Chair External Review of Maitland Hospital Medical Services (2004)