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First meeting of the FHS international network


16 January 2012

The FHS International Network recently held its first meeting. The Network is made up of representatives from each Discipline within the Faculty of Health Sciences as well as members of the FHS International Portfolio. The role of members of the Network is to:

  • Be the point of contact within the discipline for any international issue;
  • To advance the discipline-specific development of International Research Development, FHS Abroad, Student Exchange and the International Student program; and
  • Be an advocate for internationalisation of the curricula.

FHS International Network: from left to right - Dr Joanne Arciuli, A/Prof Steve Cumming (Director Study Abroad Program), Dr Martin Mackey, Dr Zakia Hossain, A/Prof Kathryn Rose, Dr Kieron Rooney, Dr Corinne Caillaud (Director International Student Experience), John Robinson, Adriana Sammartano (FHS International Executive Support Project Officer), Professor Patrick Brennan (Associate Dean, International), Dr Elaine Ryan (Director FHS Abroad) Dr Melanie Nguyen.
FHS International Network: from left to right - Dr Joanne Arciuli, A/Prof Steve Cumming (Director Study Abroad Program), Dr Martin Mackey, Dr Zakia Hossain, A/Prof Kathryn Rose, Dr Kieron Rooney, Dr Corinne Caillaud (Director International Student Experience), John Robinson, Adriana Sammartano (FHS International Executive Support Project Officer), Professor Patrick Brennan (Associate Dean, International), Dr Elaine Ryan (Director FHS Abroad) Dr Melanie Nguyen.

The members are:

  • Dr Zakia Hossain Behavioural and Social Sciences in Health
  • Dr Kieron Rooney Exercise and Sport Science
  • Professor Robert Steele Health Informatics
  • John Robinson Medical Radiation Sciences
  • Dr Judy Ranka Occuptional Therapy
  • Associate Professor Kathryn Rose Orthoptics
  • Dr Martin Mackey Physiotherapy
  • Dr Lynda Matthews Rehabilitation Counselling
  • Dr Joanne Arciuli and Dr Geraldine Bricker-Katz Speech Pathology
  • Dr Melanie Nguyen Bachelor of Health Sciences
  • Professor Patrick Brennan Associate Dean, International
  • Dr Elaine Ryan Director FHS Abroad
  • Associate Professor Steve Cumming Director Study Abroad Program
  • Dr Corinne Caillaud Director International Student Experience
  • Adriana Sammartano Executive Support Project Officer

The Network will meet at least once a semester.