Membership

The QMPQC membership includes statewide representatives from neonatology, obstetrics, midwifery, neonatal nursing, specialist obstetrics/maternal foetal medicine, general practice obstetrics, forensic and perinatal pathology, Indigenous health, academic/research and consumer representation. The council also has four sub-committees:

  • Maternal Mortality and Morbidity
  • Perinatal Mortality and Morbidity
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perinatal Health
Membership
Position

Professor David Ellwood (Chair)

Dean of Medicine and Head of School, School of Medicine, Griffith University.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Gold Coast University Hospital

Professor Vicki Flenady

Director, Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth, Mater Research Institute – The University of Queensland

Associate Professor Timothy Donovan

Neonatologist, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Joanne Ellerington

Principal Data Collections Officer, Statistical Services Branch, Queensland Department of Health

Dr Trisha Johnston

Director, Statistical Analysis and Linkage Unit, Statistical Services Branch, Queensland Department of Health

Dr Yogesh Chadha

Senior Staff Specialist, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Professor Leonie Callaway

Director of Research, Women’s and Newborn Services; Obstetric and General Physician, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Associate Professor Ted Weaver (Deputy Chair)

Senior Medical Officer, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nambour Hospital, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service

Dr Nikki Whelan

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Dr Diane Payton

Anatomical Pathologist, Pathology Queensland

Dr Simon Maffey

Deputy Director, Obstetric Anaesthesia, Department of Anaesthesia, Mater Health Services, Brisbane

Dr Helen Barrett

Staff Specialist, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service. Obstetric Physician and Endocrinologist

Dr Paul Bretz

Director, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mater Health

Anne Bousfield

Clinical Midwifery Consultant, Roma Hospital, South West Hospital and Health Service

Pauline McGrath

Senior Genetic Counsellor, Genetic Health Queensland

Libby Morton

Program Manager, Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health, Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Children’s Health Queensland

Dr Ellen Whittaker

Private Hospitals Association of Queensland representative, Director of Clinical Services, North West Private Hospital, Brisbane

Dr Thangeswaran Rudra

Senior Consultant, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Rebecca Jenkinson

Consumer Representative

Dr Anthony Brown

Rural Generalist with advanced skill in Obstetrics, Director, Medical Services, Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service

Dr Samantha Scherman

Director, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cairns Hospital, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

Marce Green

Consumer Representative

Vacant

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker

Julie Eaton

Nurse Unit Manager – Ambulatory Services
Antenatal, Gynaecology Clinic, Midwifery Group Practice, Early Pregnancy Service, West Moreton Hospital and Health Service

Jennifer Dahl

Registered Nurse/Midwife, Warwick Hospital, Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service

Associate Professor Rebecca Kimble

ex-officio as Chair, Statewide Maternity and Neonatal Clinical Network

Associate Professor Julie McEniery

ex-officio as Chair, Qld Paediatric Quality Council

Andrea Chitakis

Co-ordinator and Secretariat

Last updated: 20 February 2018