9th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference
 

Conference Organising Committee


Mr James Ward Baker Institute (Co-Convenor)
Dr Tanya Applegate The Australian Centre for HIV and Hepatitis Virology Research (ACH2)
Ms Lucia Bercinskas Ministry of Health NZ
Dr Scott Bowden Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory
Dr Ben Cowie ASHM Viral Hepatitis Program/Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Dr Josh Davis Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (VH-SIG) (Co-Convenor)
Professor Greg Dore The Kirby Institute  
Ms Zhihong Gu    National Hepatitis B Alliance
Professor Ed Gane    New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology
Mr John Hornell Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand
Professor Stephen Locarnini Coalition for the Eradication of Viral Hepatitis in Asia Pacific (CEVHAP)
Ms Annie Madden Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL)
Ms Megan Phelps Australian Hepatology Association
Dr Stephen Pianko Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)/Australian Liver Association (ALA)
Associate Professor Mark Stoove Burnet Institute
Ms Vanessa Towell ASHM Viral Hepatitis Program
Professor Carla Treloar Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH) (Co-Convenor)
Ms Helen Tyrell Hepatitis Australia

Theme Committees

Basic Science 


Scott Bowden VIDRL Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (Co-Chair)
Tanya Applegate ACH2 Australian Centre for HIV and Hepatitis Virology Research (Co-Chair)
Karla Helbig    Adelaide University
Peter White ACH2 Australian Centre for HIV and Hepatitis Virology Research
Heidi Drummer    The Burnet Institute
Mark Douglas  University of Sydney
Silvana Gaudieri University of WA
Stephen Locarnini VIDRL Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory

Clinical Care


Josh Davis ASID Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (Co-Chair)
Greg Dore Kirby Institute (Co-Chair)
Ed Gane New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology
Megan Phelps AHA Australian Hepatology Association
Stephen Pianko Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)/Australian Liver Association (ALA)
Jane Davies Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin
Eleanor Hooke CDC Viral Hepatitis Nurse
Saliya Hewagama Central Australian Hospital Network
Jill Benson University of Adelaide

Community & Social Research


Carla Treloar Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH) (Co-Chair)
Helen Tyrell Hepatitis Australia (Co-Chair)
Annie Madden AIVL Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League(Co-Chair)
Jack Wallace Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society
Anna Olsen The Kirby Institute
Zhihong Gu National Hepatitis B Alliance
Angela Duvnjak AIVL Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League
Charles Henderson National Manager, NZ NEP, Christchurch, NZ
Kim Gates Northern Territory AIDS & Hepatitis Council

Epidemiology, Public Health & Prevention


Ben Cowie Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL) (Chair)
James Ward Baker ID
John Hornell Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand
Lucia Bercinskas Ministry of Health New Zealand
Mark Stoove The Burnet Institute
Vanessa Towell ASHM Viral Hepatitis Program
Lisa Maher The Kirby Institute
Jennifer MacLachlan Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Working Group


James Ward Baker IDI (Chair)
Sarah Betts Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia (AHCSA)
Michael Larkin Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia (AHCSA)
Annette Slater Hunter New England Area Health Service
Bonny Briggs The Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of New South Wales (AH&MRC)
Natalie Beckett HARP Unit, ISLHD
Mark Saunders The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)
Nicky Newley Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council
Brett Mooney Torres Strait and AIDS Council Rep
Tony Coburn Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council