CRL profiles are listed via discipline in alphabetical order
MBBS, FRACGP, FAICD
Senior Clinical Reference Lead
John Aloizos AM has driven safety and quality improvement across general practice and the wider healthcare system through his ground breaking work in regional and national representative groups, including Australian General Practice Accreditation Ltd (AGPAL), Quality in Practice (QIP), Australian Divisions of General Practice (ADGP), Australian Pharmaceutical Advisory Council (APAC), Australian Health Information Council (AHIC) and the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). An experienced systems and solution thinker.
- Experienced GP with digital practice and multi-disciplinary team.
- Member of the Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Health Advisory Committee, Remedy Healthcare Clinical Advisory Group and NPS MedicinesWise.
- Significant experience in medicines policy, digital health policy, chronic disease, professional standards and accreditation and clinical governance.
- Prior to joining the Australian Digital Health Agency he was the Senior Clinical Governance Advisor with the National eHealth Transition Authority (NeHTA), and a Clinical Lead since 2008.
BMedSci. BM. BS. FFCI, FRCGP, FBCS, CITP FACHI, CHIA
Mike is an international expert in digital health. He has worked on major health IT projects as a GP and clinical architect with a special interest in medicines, safety and design. He is an Internationally recognised clinical Informatician .and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. Formerly he worked as clinical lead for ISOFT, Technical Director for UK Primary Care Information Services and was the Clinical Architect of the NHS before coming to Australia to work on MyHealth Record in 2011. He works across both clinical and technical groups to drive safety, usability and user-centred design.
MBCh.B, DCH (Informatics)
Occupational General Practitioner
Sharmila is a regional GP who works in general practice as well as in a Pre-admission clinic. With 11 years of experience of working in the Local Regional Hospital Emergency Department as a GP she has seen the value of digital health on a daily basis and is an advocate of driving change for patients with chronic and complex conditions.
With over 14 years of experience working in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Organisation. She has an interest and expertise in informatics, clinical coding, the e-health agenda as a supportive tool in health and is a member of the British Computer Society. - Past AMAQ North Queensland Rep.
MBBS, B.Med Research
Kerenze is passionate about preventative health and creating change in health behaviours through public health intervention. She is interested in how digital transformation of healthcare systems could improve health outcomes and has a particular interest in the management of non-communicable diseases.
BSc, DipCompSc, MBBS (Hons), MSc (Public Health) FRACGP FAFPHM FACHI
Senior Clinical Reference Lead
Peter Del Fante is a well-respected and noted expert in systems thinking, digital health, data governance and change management in general practice. His experience as a leading GP in regional health associations has led to the development of digital tools that support safer and coordinated care, as well as data analytics and mapping (GIS) tools to support CQI in general practice and population health management system. He is a part-time general practitioner in private practice and a Public Health Physician, as well as a GP Lecturer at the University of Adelaide and Flinders University medical schools. Prior to joining Australian Digital Health Agency he was a Clinical Governance Lead with the National eHealth Transition Authority (NeHTA) since 2008.
Gold Coast QLD
MBBS, FRACGP, MMed (Skin Cancer)
Surgical Assisting Doctor
Dr Danika Fietz is a General Practitioner with a special interest in skin cancer diagnosis and management. After completing her medical degree at the University of Melbourne in 2004, Dr Fietz was awarded Fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) in 2010. She went on to complete the Master of Medicine (Skin Cancer) from the University of Queensland in 2012. This further training involved advanced assessment of all skin lesions using dermoscopy and dermal imaging plus enhanced her expertise in differential diagnoses. Dr Fietz continues to attend Skin Cancer Conferences and various skin cancer dermoscopy and surgical workshops to keep updated with the latest in Skin Cancer detection and treatment.
She was actively involved in providing cosmetic injections, attending workshops, conferences and updates plus had training in laser treatments during 2008-2015. Dr Fietz currently also works as a GP liaison officer for the local public hospital. Prior to studying Medicine, Dr Fietz worked as a Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Registered Nurse at a variety of public and private hospitals.
MBBS, Mbioethics, FRACGP, FAChPM
Palliative Medicine Physician
Matthew is a Palliative Medicine Physician with appointments at a number of Victorian tertiary hospitals. He is a research fellow at the VCCC Palliative Medicine Research Group, and sits on advisory boards and working groups across Palliative Medicine and Primary Care. He originally trained as a General Practitioner and is focused on examining systems of care that improve coordination between specialist and primary providers.
BMED (Hons), FRACGP, MPH&TM, ACCAM, GAICD, FACHI
Dr Amandeep Hansra is a leader in digital health in Australia. She founded Evermed Consulting and provides digital health consulting services across the health sector as well as being involved with a number of health tech startups. She was most recently the CEO & Medical Director of Telstra’s telemedicine business, ReadyCare. She also served as the Chief Medical Officer for Telstra Health and separately has assisted Medgate in setting up a telemedicine business in the Philippines.
She is a locally trained specialist General Practitioner who continues to work in clinical medicine at a General Practice in Bondi, Sydney. She is a Fellow of the RACGP, a Fellow of the ACHI, holds a Master’s in Public Health and Tropical Medicine, is a Graduate of the AICD and has been awarded the “Women Leading in Business Scholarship” for the Global Executive MBA at the University of Sydney.
MBBS (Hons), DCH (Lon), FRACGP, FAICD, GCUT (UNDA)
Charlotte is a GP Clinician and Practice Owner of a medium sized teaching Practice for both Medical students and GP Registrars. She also works as Head of General Practice and GP Research for University of Notre Dame, Australia, School of Medicine, Sydney. She is passionate about improving health outcomes for her patients and the broader Australian Community and to this end has been actively involved with the RACGP, GP Networks, Medical Education and GP research throughout her career.
She has extensive experience in corporate Governance (in health arena) currently holding Directorships with a FAICD qualification and current directorships with EIS Health (Central and Eastern Sydney PHN), GFMP and Asthma Foundation Qld/NSW and 17 years’ experience as a Board Chair. She is also currently the Chair RACGP NSW/ACT Faculty and RACGP Vice President.
B.Ec (SocSc) (Hons), MBBS, MPH, GCMH
Dr Alan Huynh has over 10 years’ experience in executive advisory, operational and clinical governance roles working with large public sector organisations including universities, hospitals & research institutes. He has a particular interest in the use of innovative applied digital health technologies to aid clinical decision making. In addition, Alan has held community leadership roles at a local, state, national and international level. With a multidisciplinary academic background, including degrees in economics, medicine and public health, Alan brings a unique lens to the digital health space.
MBBS, MAE, FRACGP, MHA, FAFOEM
Andrew is a General Practitioner and specialist in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He has had a diverse range of clinical experience including: Aeromedical evacuations - RFDS (WA), International SOS Jakarta, RAMSI (Solomon Islands) and WARAME (Karatha), Emergency Medicine (2008-2018 Mater Private Emergency, South Brisbane), General Practice, rural and remote medicine (WA, Cocos Islands, Regional Qld), Epidemiology - World Bank Identification survey, (Bird flu), Influenza surveillance (Indonesia), Tetanus (Banda Aceh epidemic), Disaster Medicine - Banda Aceh Tsunami; Nias and Jogjakarta earthquake; Marriott, Bali and Australian Embassy bombs, Advocacy - Pandemic planning, Pilbara health funding (PICC), Gladstone Harbour, PFAS, Telemedicine - RFDS (WA), Intenational SOS, Founder TeleDr Pty Ltd.
He continues to practice clinical medicine, medico-legal medicine and occupational and environmental medicine. He provides care to urban, rural and remote industry employees through telemedicine and/or face to face consults.
MBBS BEng (Hons), FRACGP
Dr Tejas (TJ) Kanhere completed his medical education at Melbourne University in 2010 and is a General Practitioner currently working in Sydney. He holds qualifications in Computer Systems Engineering and is passionate about the integration of digital health in modern medicine. He also works at UNSW as an academic with a focus on the integration of technology within medicine.
MBBS, FRACGP, FAMA
Chris is an Adelaide GP with a long-standing involvement in the areas of aged care, end of life decision making, palliative care and digital health at both state and national levels.
He is a former member of the Expert Advisory Group of the SA Advance Care Directives Review and SA Health End of Life Working Group, and a current member of the SA End of Life Care Strategy Program Board.
Pursuing the imperative of advance care planning documents to be available alongside patient electronic health records has led to his commitment to the development of the My Health Record. He is a former member of the Independent Advisory Committee to the Minister of Health for the Patient Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR), the NEHTA Clinical Usability Program Steering Committee and the My Health Record Operations Management Committee. He is a current member of the My Health Record Expansion Program Steering Group and the Privacy and Security Advisory Committee of the Australian Digital Health Agency.
Chris is Chair of the Adelaide PHN Central Adelaide Clinical Council and a GP Clinical Editor for Health Pathways SA. He is the current Chair of the Ethics and Medico-legal Committee of the Australian Medical Association.
MBBS, FRACGP, GAICD, AFACHSM
Christine is a GP and Medical Director at the University of WA leading a team including GPs, nurses, visiting specialist and allied health providers. She provides clinical care with a particular focus on mental healthcare and young adults. Digital health is an increasing part of this clinical practice aimed at improving communication, efficiency and patient care.
Christine has current board and committee involvement as well as previous undergraduate teaching and conference presentation experience.
Caroline is an experienced General practitioner working in a suburban General Practice which specialises in chronic disease management and healthcare to marginalised Australians. She also works as a consultant with the Primary Health Network, local hospitals and the Australian Digital Health Agency. Caroline enjoys getting out to work in regional and remote general practice in a locum capacity when other commitments allow.
Caroline is passionate about involving General Practitioners at root level in the development of projects which will affect the delivery of primary care. She is interested in developing and embracing technologies which will improve and aid management of chronic diseases. She is particularly interested in using such tools in the delivery of excellent primary care to disadvantaged groups – especially CALD, Indigenous and rural and remote Australians.