The Office for Global Health team

Associate Professor Kirsty Foster
Professor Merrilyn Walton

Head, Office for Global Health
Associate Dean (International)
Sydney Medical School

Biographical Note

Contact details:
Phone: +61 2 9926 4658
Fax: +61 2 9438 2170
Email: kirsty.foster@sydney.edu.au
Location: Room 206
Address: A27 - Edward Ford Building
Sydney Medical School
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia


Felicity Bywater
Felicity Bywater

Student Liaison and Administration Officer
Office for Global Health
Sydney Medical School

Felicity coordinates the student exchange placements, scholarships and agreements of both outgoing and incoming medical students with strategic partner institutions worldwide and provides other high level administrative support to OGH.

Contact details:
Phone: +61 2 9351 5993
Fax: +61 2 9351 3295
Email: felicity.bywater@sydney.edu.au
Location: Room 206
Address: A27 - Edward Ford Building
Sydney Medical School
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia


Esmond Esguerra
Esmond Esguerra

Manager, International Relations
Office for Global Health
Sydney Medical School

Esmond is responsible for executive management of the Hoc Mai Australia-Vietnam Medical Foundation and provides advice on Sydney Medical School’s relationships in Viet Nam, the Philippines, Cambodia, and Lao PDR.

Contact details:
Phone: +61 2 9036 7518
Fax: +61 2 9351 2433
Mobile: +61 0434 565 606
Email: esmond.esguerra@sydney.edu.au
Location: Room 208D
Address: A27 - Edward Ford Building
Sydney Medical School
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia


Veronica Ryan
Senice So

Project Administrator (part-time) – Pacific Bridge Initiative
Office for Global Health
Sydney Medical School

Veronica administers the Pacific Bridge Initiative which was set up to allow Sydney Medical School final year international students to complete a Core Block of study overseas in their country of origin. She also assists with other projects in the Office for Global Health.

Contact details:
Phone: +61 2 9036 7123
Fax: +61 2 9351 3295
Email: veronica.ryan@sydney.edu.au
Location: Room 206
Address: A27 - Edward Ford Building
Sydney Medical School
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia


Danielle Somers
Danielle Somers

Director
Office for Global Health
Sydney Medical School

Danielle is responsible for developing key strategic relationships in regards to research and innovation, teaching and learning, the student experience and community engagement. She provides analysis, program development, support and advice on relationships with partners in the following countries and regions.

These regions: Europe, Africa, Latin Americas, the Pacific Island Countries and specific countries in South and South East Asia
These countries in Asia include: Indonesia, India, Timor Leste, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

Biographical Note

Contact details:
Phone: +61 2 9351 6942
Fax: +61 2 9351 3295
Mobile: +61 42 384 8293
Email: danielle.somers@sydney.edu.au
Location: Room 206
Address: A27 - Edward Ford Building
Sydney Medical School
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia


Senice So
Senice So

International Relations Manager
Office for Global Health
Sydney Medical School

Senice is responsible for developing key strategic relationships in regards to research and innovation, capacity building, teaching and learning and community engagement. Senice has extensive experience of building relationships and working with the University’s partners particularly in Asia. Her qualifications include an MBA. 

She provides analysis, program development, support and advice on relationships with partners in the following countries and regions.

These regions: East Asia, selected countries in South East Asia, North America
These countries in Asia include: China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, Korea

Contact details:
Phone: +61 2 9036 7578
Fax: +61 2 9351 3295
Email: senice.so@sydney.edu.au
Location: Room 206
Address: A27 - Edward Ford Building
Sydney Medical School
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia