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
Dr. Premarani Sinnathurai BSc(Med) MBBS FRACP
A/Professor Leslie Schrieber, MD, FRACP
Dr. Shirley Yu, Bsc (Med), MBBS, MPH, FRACP

Principal Research Fellow
A/Professor Manuela Ferreira

Post Doctoral Fellow
Dr. Marita Cross, BSc (Hons), MPH (Hons), PhD
Dr. Jocelyn Bowden, B.HMSc, B.SC (Hons), PhD
Dr. Sarah Robbins, PhD PT
Dr. Xia Wang

Bone Density Technician
Mrs. Sue Davies

Research Coordinators
Mrs. Annica Barcenilla-Wong, BMedSci, MPH
Ms. Vicky Duong, DPT, BSc(Kin)
Mrs. Jillian Eyles, BAppSc (Physiotherapy)
Ms. Tanya Fedorova, MSc
Ms. Lyndall Henderson, MSc
Mr. Luciano Melo, MPhty
Ms. Joanna Prior
Ms. Karen Schuck, PGDipHlthSc
Ms. Hema Urban (Umapathy), BBioMedSci, MBioMedSci
Ms. Sonika Virk
Ms. Renanta Young

Research Manager
Dr Yingyu Feng

PhD Students
Mr. David Anderson
Mr. Lingxiao Chen
Dr. Letitcia Deveza
Professor Changhai Ding
Mrs. Jillian Eyles
Dr. Kai Fu
Dr. Pria Krishnasamy
Dr. Xiaoqian Liu
Mr. Luciano Melo
Mr. Nicholas Murphy
Dr. Jonathan Negus
Dr. Win Min Oo
Mr. Daniel Pozzobon
Dr. Bethan Richards
Mr. Edward Riordan
Dr. Premarani Sinnathurai
Dr. Michael Staff
Ms. Hema Urban (Umapathy)
Ms. Giovana Vesentini
Ms. Heidi Williams

Externally Supervised PhD Students
Dr. Inoshi Atukorala, MBBS, MD, MRCP at University of Colombo

Medical Students
Mr. Matthew Daniel

Secretaries
Ms. Lisa Joseph

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

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