Board Committees 2017–18


Standing Committees

Executive

Lawrence Malisano – Chair
David Martin
Andrew Ellis
Michael Johnson
Omar Khorshid

Support Contact
Assumpta O'Brien
assumpta.obrien@aoa.org.au
02 8071 8046

ABC Travelling Fellowship

Bill Donnelly – Chair
Brett Halliday
David Little
Michael Sandow
Paul Smith
Richard de Steiger
Phong Tran
Piers Yates

Support Contact
Bev Hughes 
bev.hughes@aoa.org.au
02 8071 8055

Asia-Pacific

Andrew Beischer – Chair
Bruce Caldwell
Max Esser
Susan Liew
Edward Mah
John North
Kush Shrestha
Des Soares
Ton Tran

Support Contact
Bev Hughes 
bev.hughes@aoa.org.au
02 8071 8055

AOA Presidential Line and State Branch Chair

Lawrence Malisano – Chair
David Martin
Andrew Ellis
David Campbell
Greg Janes
Scott Mackie
Gary Nielsen
Marinis Pirpiris
Paul Smith
Andrew Wines

Support Contact
Kathy Hill
kathy.hill@aoa.org.au
02 8002 1062

Continuing Orthopaedic Education

Andrew Oppy – Chair
Dermot Collopy 
Lawrence Malisano (AOA President)
Ian Harris (AOA Scientific Secretary)
Bruce Love
Sean Mullen
Minoo Patel
Nicolaos Pourgiezis
Chris Vertullo
Adrian Cosenza

Support Contact
Alison Fallon
alison.fallon@aoa.org.au
0403 652 145

Federal Training Committee

Omar Khorshid – Chair
Christos Kondogiannis
Lawrence Malisano
Minjae Lee
David Nicholson
Kelly MacGroarty
Brett Oliver
Paul Pincus
Jonathan Spencer
Sindy Vrancic
Nicole Williams

Support Contact
Anna Shotam
anna.shotam@aoa.org.au
02 8071 8077

Continuing Professional Development

Colin Whitewood – Chair
Philip Brook
Michael Gillespie
Ian Harris
Omar Khorshid
Lawrence Malisano
Andrew Oppy
Marinis Pirpiris
Leo Zeller

Support Contact
Vicky Dominguez
cpd@aoa.org.au
02 8071 8000

Fellowships

David Dickison – Chair
John Cunningham
Bill Donnelly
Andrew Ellis
Omar Khorshid
Mark Ross
Michael Selby
Greg Witherow

Support Contact
Susie Obeid
susie.obeid@aoa.org.au
02 8071 8027

Honours and Nominations

Lawrence Malisano – Chair
David Martin
Andrew Ellis

Support Contact
Bev Hughes 
bev.hughes@aoa.org.au
02 8071 8055

AOA National Joint Replacement Registry

David Hale – Chair
Andrew Beischer
Neil Bergman
Roger Brighton
Al Burns
David Campbell
Richard de Steiger
Bill Donnelly
Russell Furzer
Stephen Graves
Ian Harris
Peter Lewis
Peter Myers
Richard Page
John Radovanovic
Matthew Scott-Young
James Stoney
Sean Williams

Support Contact
Cindy Turner
cturner@aoanjrr.org.au
08 8128 4284

AOA National Joint Replacement Registry Academic Advisory Panel

Don Howie – Chair
Ross Crawford
David Campbell
Andrew Shimmin

Support Contact
Cindy Turner
cturner@aoanjrr.org.au
08 8128 4284

Orthopaedic Women's Link (OWL)

Michelle Atkinson – Chair
Kerin Fielding
Rehka Ganeshalingam
Katherine Gordiev
Annette Holian
Ian Incoll
Lawrie Malisano
Sarah Watts
Kate Stannage

Support Contact
Susie Obeid
susie.obeid@aoa.org.au
02 8071 8027

Professional Conduct and Standards

Colin Whitewood – Chair
David Campbell
Dermot Collopy
Scott Fletcher
Andreas Loefler
Tim Musgrove
Gary Nielsen
Marinis Pirpiris
Paul Smith

Support Contact
Kathy Hill
kathy.hill@aoa.org.au
02 8002 1062

Research

Peter Choong – Chair
Ken Cutbush
David Dickison
Ian Harris
Paul Smith
Bogdan Solomon
Richard de Steiger

Support Contact
Susie Obeid
susie.obeid@aoa.org.au
02 8071 8027

Rural Surgeons

Chris Morrey – Chair
Henry Forbes
Russell Furzer
Nick Hartnell
Richard Kjar
Simon Smith

Support Contact
Kathy Hill
kathy.hill@aoa.org.au
02 8002 1062

Spinal PFET

John Cunningham – Chair
Mark Davies (NSA)
Michael A Johnson
Justin Pik (NSA)
Ralph Stanford 
Myron Rogers (NSA)

Support Contact
Susie Obeid
susie.obeid@aoa.org.au
02 8071 8027

Subspecialty Presidents

Lawrence Malisano – Chair
Anthony Berger
Bruce Caldwell
Drew Dixon
Scott Fletcher
Marinis Pirpiris
Bill Sears
Kate Stannage
Peter Steadman
Alison Taylor
Dominic Thewlis
Allan Wang

Support Contact
Bev Hughes 
bev.hughes@aoa.org.au
02 8071 8055


Ad Hoc Committees and Working Groups

Code of Conduct Review

Colin Whitewood – Chair
Tim Musgrove
George Sikorski
Michael Hayes
Peter McMeniman
Marinis Pirpiris

Support Contact
Kathy Hill
kathy.hill@aoa.org.au
02 8002 1062

Digital Imaging

David Mitchell – Chair
Bill Donnelly
Michael Sandow

Support Contact
Kathy Hill
kathy.hill@aoa.org.au
02 8002 1062

Patient Education Committee

Andrew Beischer – Chair
Richard de Steiger
Leo Donnan
David Stabler (hand)
Rob Kuru (spine)
Rod Pattison (paediatrics)
David Martin
Martin Richardson

Support Contact
Kathy Hill
kathy.hill@aoa.org.au
02 8002 1062

Workforce Working Group

Lawrence Malisano – Chair
Brett Halliday
Roger Patterson
John Tuffley
Greg Witherow
David Mitchell
Peter Berton

Support Contact
Kathy Hill
kathy.hill@aoa.org.au
02 8002 1062