Advisory Panel

Associate Professor Lisa Amir
General Practitioner/Lactation Consultant
Judith Lumley Centre
La Trobe University
Medical Officer for Lactation Services
The Royal Women’s Hospital, VIC

Dr Andrew Buettner
Director of Anaesthesia
The Royal Women's Hospital, VIC

Dr Paul J. Champion de Crespigny
Consultant Physician
The Royal Women's Hospital, VIC

Associate Professor Andrew J Daley
Head of the Department of Microbiology and Infection Control
The Royal Women's Hospital, VIC
The Royal Children's Hospital, VIC

Professor Suzanne Garland
Director of Microbiological Research and Head of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
The Royal Women's Hospital, VIC
Senior Consultant Microbiology,
The Royal Children's Hospital, VIC
Honorary Research Fellow, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Associate Professor Anne Hamilton
Medical Oncologist
The Royal Women’s Hospital, VIC
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC

Dr Darren Hutchinson
Fetal and Paediatric Cardiologist
Head, Fetal Cardiology Unit
The Royal Women's Hospital, VIC

Associate Professor Cecilie Lander
Neurologist
Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, QLD

Dr George McGillivray
Consultant Clinical Geneticist
Victorian Clinical Genetics Services
The Royal Women’s Hospital, VIC

Ms Anita Moorhead
Midwife, Lactation Consultant
The Royal Women’s Hospital, VIC

Associate Professor Alison Nankervis
Endocrinologist; Clinical Head, Diabetes
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology
The Royal Melbourne Hospital, VIC

Dr Tram Nguyen
Consultant Psychiatrist
The Royal Women's Hospital, VIC

Dr Helen Savoia
Consultant Haematologist
The Royal Women’s Hospital, VIC

Associate Professor Mark Umstad
Director of Maternity Services
The Royal Women's Hospital, VIC

Last Updated: 24 May 2018

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