University of Sydney Health and Medical Research Strategic Review
The Health and Medical Research Strategic Review - the Wills Review - has been initiated to ensure that the University is well-placed to advance our interests and continue to hold our strong position in health and medical research.
The Review follows the major reviews commissioned by the State and Federal governments and is being held before an anticipated call from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) for the recognition of advanced health centres.
Who will conduct the review
The Deputy Chairman of Research Australia, Peter Wills AC, has been secured to chair the review committee.
In addition to Mr Wills, other members of the review committee include:
|Prof. Michael Good, AO||Australia Fellow, Griffith University|
|Prof. Stephen Leeder, AO||Chairman, Western Sydney Local Health District
Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy
|Hon. Ron Phillips||Chairman, Sydney Local Health District|
|Prof. Carol Pollock||Chairman, Northern Sydney Local Health District
Prof. Medicine, Northern Clinical School
Kolling Institute of Medical Research
|Prof. Russell Lansbury, AM||Emeritus Professor, Sydney Business School|
|Prof. Jill Trewhella||Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research|
|Prof. Bruce Robinson, AM||Chairman, Division of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy|
|Prof. Kathryn Refshauge||Dean, Division of Health Sciences|
Reporting and intended outcomes of the Review
The review will report to the Vice-Chancellor, providing the following:
The review should produce the final report in April 2013 which will recommend appropriate strategies for advancing the University’s health and medical research sector.