Diagnostic Imaging Pathways - Personnel

The following personnel and entities are engaged in producing, managing and publishing Diagnostic Imaging Pathways

Chief Editor

Dr Ravinder Dhillon, MBBS, MMedSc, FRANZCR

Responsibilities include initiating and editing all clinical content and information for consumers within Diagnostic Imaging Pathways, and convening Expert Panels.

Foundation Editor

Clinical Professor Richard Mendelson , MBChB, MRCP, FRCR, FRANZCR

Research Fellow

Dr Arjun Shivananda, MBBS 2017
Dr Shashini Dissanayake, MBBS, BMedSci, PGDipSurgAnat 2016
Dr Gurjeet Dulku, MBBS 2015
Dr Manusha Ratnayake, BBiomed, MBBS, PGDipSurgAnat 2014
Dr Charlotte Humphries, MBBS(Hons), BMedSc(Hons) 2013
Dr Balaji Kodivalasa, MBBS 2012
Dr Fan Zhang, MBBS 2011
Dr Aanchal Agarwal, MBBS(Hons) 2010
Dr Daniel Wong, BSc(Med) MBBS 2009
Dr Long Nguyen, MBBS 2008
Dr Adrian Yesuratnam, MBBS 2007
Dr Ronny Low, MBBS BSc(Med) 2006
Dr Andrew Law, MBBS 2005
Dr Michael Mason, MBBS 2004
Dr Ravinder Dhillon, MBBS 2003

The Research Fellow is appointed for 12 months following advertising and selection procedures that are determined by WA Public Sector Standards. The current Research Fellow is employed by Department of Health, Western Australia.

Responsibilities include searching, documenting and grading evidence, drafting new pathways, finalising pathways, and reviewing and revising existing pathways at the direction of the Chief Editor and in collaboration with Expert Panels.

Editorial Panel

Membership of the Editorial Panel is honorary. The panel is multidisciplinary and comprises imaging consultants with subspecialty interests and general practitioners. The panel ensures membership from each subspecialty by networking with local, national and international colleagues to attract qualified personnel who are willing to participate. Membership also includes consumer representatives.

Responsibilities include recommending membership of Expert Panels, reviewing pathway materials and information for consumers, and reaching final agreement on the content

Current members of the Editorial Panel

Dr Ashley Bennett (Image Gallery), MBBS, FRANZCR
Mr Tim Benson (Consumer Representative)
Dr Andrew Boyden (General Practitioner, Health Policy)
Dr David Brunacci (Medical Informatics), MBBS, FRANZCR
Professor Graham Buirski (Musculoskeletal Imaging, Patient Information), MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, FRANZCR, MD
Mr Terry Cook (Carer Representative)
Dr Ferry Dharsono (Neurology Imaging), MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Ravinder Dhillon (DIP Editor, Breast Imaging), MBBS, FRANZCR
Professor Michael Ditchfield (Paediatric Imaging), MBBS, MD, FRANZCR
Professor Jenny Doust (Clinical Epidemiology, General Practitioner), MBBS, FRACGP, PhD
Dr Mark Goodwin (Abdominal Imaging), MBChB, FRCR, FRANZCR
Professor Dickon Hayne (Urology), MBBS, MD, FRCS, FRACS
Dr Eamon Koh (Musculoskeletal Imaging) MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Emmeline Lee (Womens' Imaging), MBBS, FRANZCR, DRANZCOG
Dr William MacDonald (DIP Executive Sponsor, Nuclear Medicine), MBBS, MPH, FRACP, FAANMS
Dr Michael Mason (Musculoskeletal Imaging), MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Brett Montgomery (General Practitioner), MBBS, DCH, FRACGP, MMedSci
Professor Paul Norman (Vascular Surgery), MBChB, DS, FRCS, FRACS
Dr Rachael O'Rourke (Cardiac Imaging), BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Sudhakar Rao (Director of Trauma Services, Trauma Imaging), MBBS, FRACS
Dr Martin Reed (Canada, Paediatric Imaging)
Professor Peter Scally (Medical Education), MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Peter Shipman (Paediatric Imaging), MBBS(Hons), FRANZCR, DCH
Dr Arjun Shivananda (DIP Research Fellow), MBBS
Dr Mark Teh (Chest Imaging), MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Andrew Thompson (Neurology Imaging, ENT) MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Yuranga Weerakkody (Chest Imaging, Image Gallery), MBChB, FRANZCR, ESTI-ESOR
Mr Chris Whennan (Medical Imaging Technologist)

Advisors

General Practice

Dr Jacquie Garton-Smith, MBBS

The current GP Advisor is the foundation advisor. She is employed at Royal Perth Hospital as the Hospital Liaison GP; she is also a practicing GP.

Responsibilities include membership of the DIP Steering Committee which is responsible for advising and approving all activities related to the development, dissemination, implementation and evaluation of Diagnostic Imaging Pathways.

Medical Physics

Professor Richard Fox BSc W.Aust., DPhil Oxf., CPhys., FInstP, FAIP, MACPSM

The current Medical Physics Advisor is the foundation advisor. He is Adjunct Professor in the School of Physics, University of Western Australia.

Responsibilities include the development of the Radiation Training Module.

Pathology

Dr Daniel Wong, BSc(Med), MBBS

The current Pathology Advisor is the foundation advisor. He is a consultant pathologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.

Responsibilities include the supply of pathology images for the Image Gallery.

Information Technology

Mr Robert Long, BSc (Computer Science)

The current Information Technologist is employed by Department of Health, Western Australia.

Responsibilities include the development and maintenance of the DIP website including the underlying Content Management System.

Expert Panels

Expert Panels are convened by the Chief Editor when pathways are created, reviewed and revised. Membership is honorary and includes subspecialty imaging specialists, subspecialty referring specialists and general practitioners when appropriate. The membership of Expert Panels responsible for particular pathways is recorded on the home page of the pathways.

Responsibilities include reviewing draft materials for pathways provided by the Research Fellow, and consulting with colleagues. Members provide feedback and suggestions to the Research Fellow to incorporate into draft materials that are submitted to the Chief Editor and Editorial Panel for finalisation.

Contributors

The Chief Editor, members of the Editorial Panel and members of Expert Panels communicate and solicit feedback and suggestions from their colleagues and other experts when pathways are being created, reviewed and revised. These ‘Contributors’ work in an honorary capacity with regard to Diagnostic Imaging Pathways. It has not been possible to maintain a fully comprehensive list of Contributors; any omissions from the following list will be corrected if the Chief Editor is advised.


Radiologists

Dr R Adamson, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR
Dr B Adler, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr J Anderson, MBBCh, FRANZCR
Dr F Bettenay, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr M Bennett
Dr M Blake, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr A Bourke, MBBCh BAO, FFRRCS
Dr B Breidahl, MBBS, MRCP, FRANZCR
Dr D Cameron, MBChB, DMRD, MRCP, FRCR
Clin Prof T Chakera, MBChB, MRCP, DMRD, FRCR, FRANZCR
Dr B Davis, MBBS, FRANZCR
A/Prof J Earwaker, MBBS, FRCR, FRANZCR
Prof R Gibson, MBBS, DDR, FRANZCR, DDU
Clin Prof M Khangure, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, FRANZCR
Dr G Long, BM, FRANZCR
Dr V Low, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr M Marshall, MBChB, FRANZCR
Dr W McAuliffe, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr S Melsom, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr P Misur, MBChB, FRANZCR
Dr C Murray, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr P Ng, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr C Phatouros, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr D Ramsay, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr T Siew, MBBS, FRANZCR, AANMS
Dr S Song, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr R Subramaniam, MBBS, BMedSc, MD, FRANZCR
Dr D Taylor, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr S Thonell, MBChB, FRANZCR
Dr R Troedson, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr G Van Schie, MBChB, FRANZCR
Dr N Wambeek, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr D Wong, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr A Whyte, MBChB, FRCR, FRANZCR
Dr E Wylie, MBBS, FRANZCR


Nuclear Medicine Physicians

Dr M Dunne, MBBS, FRACP
Dr N Lenzo, BMedSc, MBBS, MMed, FRACP
Dr M McCarthy, MBBS, FRACP
Dr P Robins, MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr T Siew, MBBS, FRANZCR, AANMS


Respiratory Medicine Physicians

A/Prof F Lake, MBBS, FRACP
Dr J Waring, MBBS, FRACP


Haematologists

Clin A/Prof R Baker, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA
Dr J Eikelboom, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA


Neurologists

Clin Prof G Hankey, MBBS, FRACP, FRCP
Dr N Lawn, MBChB, FRACP
Dr P Silbert, MBBS, FRACP


Endocrinologists

Dr D Hurley, MBBS, FRACP


Renal Physicians

Clin A/Prof M Thomas, MBBS, FRACP
Dr K Warr, MBBS, FRACP


Cardiologists

Dr J Rankin, MBBS, FRACP


Gastroenterologists

Dr B Collins, MBBCh BAO, MD, MRCP, FRACP
Dr S Edmunds, MBBS, FRACP
Dr J Edwards, MBBS, FRACP
Clin A/Prof G Forbes, MBBS, FRACP
Dr M Zimmerman, MBBS, FRACP


General Surgeons

Mr S Archer, MBBS, FRACS, PhD
A/Prof C Platell, MBBS, FRACS


Urologists

Mr P England, MBBS, FRACS
Mr J Mander, MBBS, FRACS
Mr J Thavaseelan, MBBS, FRACS
Mr J Vivian, MBBS, FRACS


Orthopaedic Surgeons

Mr J Croser, MBBS, FRACS


Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Mr R Larbalestier, MBBS, FRACS
Mr M Newman, MBBS, FRACS


Emergency Medicine Physicians

Dr S Dunjey, MBBS, FACEM
Dr D Mountain, MBBS, FACEM
Dr H Patterson, MBBCh BAO, FACEM


Obstetrician and Gynaecologists

Dr J Barton, MBBS, FRANZCOG
Prof Y Leung, MBBS, FRANZCOG, CGO
Dr J Ludlow, MBBS, MRCOG, FRANZCOG
Dr K Milward, MBBS, FRANZCOG, DDU
Dr S Mulroy, BSc(Hons), MBBS(Hons), FRANZCOG, DDU


Paediatricians

Dr C Crompton, MBBS, FRACP


Primary Care Physicians (General Practitioners)

Dr S Cohen, MBBS, DipRACOG, FRACGP
Dr J Garton-Smith, MBBS, FRACGP
Dr M Hand, MBBS, FRACGP
Dr S Harris, MBBS, FRACGP
Dr G Kokar, MBBS, FRACGP


Podiatrists

Mr J Gurr, BSc (Podiatry), MBA


Medical Imaging Technologists

Mr C Wood

Quality Coordinator

Mrs Alison Shand

The current Quality Coordinator is employed by Department of Health, Western Australia.

Responsibilities include coordinating activities required for the creation, review and revision of information for consumers.

Other Personnel

Development of the Radiation Training Module

Ms A Davine
A/Prof D Jonas-Dwyer, BAppSc(Hons), GDip(IS), MSc, PhD

Development and maintenance of the image galleries

Dr A Bennett, MBBS

Development of flowcharts and the electronic environment

Mr A Campbell, BSc (Computer Science)
Mr R Holley, MEng (Electrical and Electronic)
Mr T Ingram, CIS
Mr K Jackson, BCompSc
Mr P Laszlo, BEng (Electronics)
Mr S Lei
Mr P Ng, BCM
Ms B Taylor
Mr F Valton, BSc (Computer Science & IT Systems), MHS
Mr A Zadow

Identification and Management of Conflict of Interest

The Home Page of the web-site and the Home Page of each pathway has access to a sidebar that provides a link via EDITORIAL INDEPENDENCE to information relating to the Funding Policy, Funding Sources, Disclosure of Conflict of Interest, and Management of Conflict of Interest.

Qualifications Glossary

MBBS - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MBChB - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MBBCh BAO - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Obstetrics (Ireland)
MD - Doctor of Medicine
BMedSc - Bachelor of Medical Science
BHB - Bachelor of Human Biology
BEng - Bachelor of Engineering
BSc - Bachelor of Science
BCompSc - Bachelor of Computer Science
BCM - Bachelor of Computing and Mathematics
MMed - Master of Medicine
MHS - Master of Health Science
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
FRANZCR - Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
FRCR - Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists
FFRRCS - Fellow, Faculty of Radiologists, Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland)
FRACP - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
MRCP - Member of the Royal College of Physicians
FRCP - Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
FRCPA - Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
FMGEMS - Foreign Medical Graduate Examination in the Medical Sciences
FRACS - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
FACEM - Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
FRANZCOG - Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
FRACGP - Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
DDR - Diploma in Dental Radiology
DDU - Diploma in Diagnostic Ultrasound
DMRD - Diploma in Medical Radio Diagnosis
DipRANZCOG - Diploma of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
MBA - Master of Business Administration
CIS - Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems
MEng - Master of Engineering


Date reviewed: August 2017

Date of next review: August 2019