Clinical Research Departments

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Department of Rheumatology
Department of Orthopaedics

Department of Rheumatology

Florance and Cope Chair of Rheumatology
Professor David Hunter, MB BS, PhD, MSc, FRACP

Liggins Professor of Rheumatology
Professor Lyn March, MB BS, PhD, MSc, FAFPHM, FRACP

Head of Department
Dr. Rodger Laurent, MD, MMedED, FRACP

Members of Department
Dr. Beatrice Janssen, PhD, FRACP
Dr. David Massasso, MB BS, FRACP
Dr. Chris Needs, MB BS, FRACP
Dr. Mark Podgorski, MD, FRACP
Dr. Stephen Potter, MB BS, FRACP
Dr. Sally Preston, PhD, FRACP
A/Professor Leslie Schrieber, MD, FRACP

Rolf Edgar Lake Fellow
Dr. Charles Chen, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow
Dr. Marita Cross, BSc (Hons), MPH (Hons), PhD
Dr. Joanna Mackovey, MSc, PhD
Dr. Emma Smith, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD

Research Fellow
Dr. Laurence Teoh, BHB, MBChB, FRACP

Osteoporosis Prevention Project Officer
Ms. Christine Collins, BAppSc (Physiotherapy)

Bone Density Technician
Mrs. Sue Davies

Research Coordinator
Mrs. Jillian Eyles, BAppSc (Physiotherapy)
Ms. Tanya Fedorova, MSc
Ms. Lyndall Henderson, MSc
Ms. Hema Umapathy, BBioMedSci, MBioMedSci

Research Manager
Mrs. Laurence Toffoletto, MSc, MBA

PhD Students
Mrs. Annica Barcenilla-Wong, BMedSci, MPH
Professor Changhai Ding, MBBS, MMed, MD
Dr. Tahereh Erfani, MD (Research Fellow)
Ms. Victoria Johnson, BAppSc (Ex, Sp.Sc, Nutr) (Hons)
Dr. Jonathan Negus (Orthopaedics)
Dr. Bethan Richards (Rheumatology)
Mr. Edward Riordan, BSc (Adv.)
Dr. Michael Staff (Public Health)

Externally Supervised PhD Students
Dr. Inoshi Atukorala, MBBS, MD, MRCP at University of Colombo
Dr. Lidia Sanchez Riera (Rheumatology) at Universidad de Barcelona

Master Students
Mrs. Jillian Eyles, BAppSc (Physiotherapy)

Secretaries
Ms. Michelle Churchill
Ms. Shane Carter

Department of Orthopaedics

Department Head (Orthopaedics and Traumatic Surgery)
Professor David Sonnabend

Director of Sydney Shoulder Surgeons
Dr Ben Cass

Director of SORI
Dr Myles Collican
Dr David Parker

Director of Research, SORI
Dr Corey Scholes

Orthopaedic VMO
Dr Andrew CREE
Dr Andrew ELLIS
Dr Randolph GRAY
Dr Nathan HARTIN
Dr Dimitri PAPADIMITRIOU
Dr Stephen RUFF
Dr Con VASILI
Dr Andrew WINES

Orthopaedic Administration
Ms Lynne Campbell
Ms Kay Crawford

Honorary Research Physiotherapist
Ms Eileen Cole

Trauma Fellow
Dr Magalie Angers

Shoulder and Elbow Fellow
Dr Mohammed BABA
Dr Oscar DORRESTIJN

Foot and Ankle Fellow
Dr Kumar KUNASINGAM
Dr Barry ROSE

Spinal Fellow
Dr Suman SAMUEL
Dr Bhisham SINGH

Research Co-ordinator
Ms Jasmin GWYNNE (Sydney Shoulder Surgeons)
Mr Joe LYNCH (SORI)

Clinical Research administrator, SORI
Ms Nolanne CHANG

Office Manager, SORI
Ms Kimberley CHOW

SORI
Dr Brett FITSCH