Professor Brendan Crotty is currently the Chair of the GGT UDRH Board of Management. He is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Health), Faculty of Health, Deakin University.
He was appointed Foundation head of the Deakin School of medicine in October 2006. Professor Crotty has extensive experience in postgraduate medical education.
He is a member of the Board of Postgraduate medical council of Victoria, and has recently completed a two-year term as Chair of the Confederation of Postgraduate medial Education Councils. As leader of one of Australia's premier multidisciplinary health faculties, he is committed to deliver of integrated health courses and collaborative research programs that address the challenges facing the Australia healthcare system.
Professor Michael Kidd AM, MBBS (Melb), MD (Monash), DCCH (Flinders), DipRACOG, FRACGP, FACHI, FAFPM (Hon), FHKCFP (Hon), FRNZCGP (Hon), MAICD is Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Flinders University in South Australia. He also works as a general practitioner with a special interest in the care of people with HIV. He is a past president of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He is an Honorary Professor with the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Sydney and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Poche Centre in Indigenous Health. He is the Chair of the Australian Government Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections. He is an elected board member and the treasurer of the World Organization of Family Doctors. He is the chair of Doctors for the Environment Australia and is a member of the board of Therapeutic Guidelines Limited, the Arts and Health Foundation, Flinders Reproductive Medicine, the Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation and Improvement Foundation Australia.
Professor James Dunbar
Professor James Dunbar (MD, FRCPEdin, FRCGP, FRACGP, FFPHM, FACRRM) inaugural Director of the GGT UDRH since 2001, was previously Medical Director at Borders Primary Care National Health Services Trust in the United Kingdom. He is the author of books, book chapters and almost 200 original peer reviewed articles. He holds grants from the NHMRC and has a Centre of Excellence in Primary Health Care Research with Professor Claire Jackson at the University of Queensland. Professor Dunbar teaches Clinical Governance and Risk Management for Flinders University in Adelaide, Singapore and China. He was the Inaugural Director of the National Primary Care Collaboratives. His research interests include the prevention of diabetes and quality improvement in health care, especially for the chronic diseases depression, diabetes and heart disease.
Dr Peter Chapman
Chief Executive Officer, Country Health South Australia (South Australian Department of Health representative)
Mr Jim Maher
Area Councillor on the Mount Gambier City Council.
Jim Maher is the representative for the South East Local Government Association.
Ms Karen Evans
Assistant Director, Regional Training Models Section, Medical Education and Training Branch, Health Workforce Division, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
Ms Jennifer McDonald
Chief Medical Advisor, Country Health South Australia (South Australian Department of Health representative)
Clinical Associate Professor Tim Baker
Clinical Associate Professor Tim Baker is a specialist emergency physician and Director of Deakin University's Centre for Rural Emergency Medicine. He works clinically at Southwest Healthcare, Portland District Health and Western District Health Service, where he also teaches and supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students. Tim participates in several committees at the Department of Health Victoria and Ambulance Victoria.
Ms Karen Glover
CEO of Pangula Mannamurna Inc, Mount Gambier (Indigenous Health representative).
Regional Training Models Section, Training and Distribution Branch, Health Workforce Division, Department of Health and Ageing.
Mr Dylan Saunders
Dylan Saunders is a final year medical student at Deakin University. Dylan grew up in Torquay and completed a double degree in Arts and Science at Deakin University, Geelong and an honours degree in Science at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, through Melbourne University. Since then, Dylan was accepted into Deakin's Medical course, studying at Geelong for two years before choosing to complete his clinical years in Warrnambool.
Mr Justin Gladman
Justin Gladman is a third year medical student studying through Flinders University and is currently based in Mount Gambier, SA. Justin grew up in Broken Hill and explored many different career avenues that included management, community based research, vocational teaching and military service before applying for medicine.
Justin has been a member of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Training Reference Group for the RACGP (Royal Australian College of GPs) where he was involved in reviewing the Aboriginal training module and has also served on the Cultural Mentors and Medical Educators Reference Group where he was involved with facilitating and supporting GP registrars undertaking training in Aboriginal community controlled Health organisations. He is a past student representative and an active member of AIDA (Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association).
Justin is married with three children and would like to work as a rural GP when he completes his degree.