Fellows of Senate

Professor Belinda Bennett

Professor Belinda Bennett was a Fellow of Senate elected by and from the academic staff of the University from 1 June 2009 to 31 May 2011.

She was a member of the following Senate committees:

  • Chair Appointments Committee
  • Investment and Commercialisation Committee

Profile

BEc LLB (Hons) Macquarie LLM SJD Wis, GAICD
Fellow of Senate, 2009 - 2011
Professor of Health and Medical Law & Director, Centre for Health Governance, Law and Ethics, Faculty of Law

Professor Bennett, who joined the University in 1990 as a Lecturer, is Professor of Health and Medical Law in the Faculty of Law.

She has a Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) (BEc/LLB (Hons)) from Macquarie University and a Master of Laws (LLM) and a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Belinda is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

She is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW.

Belinda is a member of the University’s Academic Board and Chair of the Academic Board’s Academic Staffing Committee. She is the Director of the Law Faculty’s Centre for Health Governance, Law and Ethics. Her previous Faculty positions include: Pro-Dean (Teaching Programs), Associate Dean (International), Associate Dean (Postgraduate Coursework), and as the Faculty’s first Director of Teaching Development.

Belinda has been a recipient of a Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. She was a founding Board Member of the Australian Institute for Health Law and Ethics (AIHLE) (now the Australian and New Zealand Institute for Health Law and Ethics (ANZIHLE)). Belinda is a member of the NSW Medical Board and of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Ethics Expert Advisory Group.

More detailed information is available here.