Free lectures by top health professionals

July 1, 2015

Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci is welcoming people to attend lectures in Strategic Health Leadership and Management.Some of Perth’s most senior health professionals will be sharing their views as part of Murdoch University opening the doors to its Strategic Health Leadership and Management Unit during July.

“This free lecture series is an unmissable event for anyone with an interest in health management,” said Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci.

“It also gives prospective students the chance to get a taste for postgraduate study.”

The lectures are part of the Strategic Health Management Unit in the Graduate Certificate in Health Policy and Leadership run by the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs.

Professor Paolucci said that attendees of the lectures were also able to enrol in the unit, or in the whole graduate certificate.

The program includes:

Wednesday 1 July

12.00 – 2.00 pm

Leadership and Management in Consulting in WA by Tanya West, Charge Nurse in ICU.

2.00 – 4.00 pm

Leading and Managing Private Health Organisations in WA and Australia by David Ligvoch, CFO of Silver Chain Group.

4.30 – 5.30 pm

Leadership and Clinical Engagement by Simon Towler, Medical Co-Director of Service 4 and Intensive Care Unit Staff Specialist at Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Wednesday 8 July

9.00 am – 12.00 noon

Health leadership and management: the perspective of the developing countries by Judith Daire, experienced teacher and researcher who has worked in Malawi and South Africa.

12.00 – 2.00 pm

Leadership and ‘Wicked’ Policy: The case of AMR by Tarun Weeranmanthri, Assistant Director General, Public Health in WA Health.

2.00 – 4.00 pm

Leadership and Health Financing in WA by Alain St Flour, Executive Director, Finance (CFO) for North Metropolitan Area Health Service.

Wednesday 15 July

12.00 – 2.00 pm

Ethics in Leadership and Management in Healthcare by Nikolas Zeps, Director of Research at St John of God Health Care, Subiaco.

2:00-4:00 pm Leadership and Public Advocacy in Healthcare by Martin Whitely, Senior Advocate at the Health Consumers’ Council of WA.

Wednesday 22 July

12.00 – 1.30 pm

Leading and Managing Healthcare Services in WA and Australia by Dr Paul Mark, A/Executive Director in Fiona Stanley Hospital.

4.00 – 5.00 pm

Leading and Managing Nursing Healthcare Services in WA and Australia by Taylor Carter, Director of Nursing and Midwifery at Fiona Stanley Hospital.

To rsvp or find out more information, contact Karen Ong ( / 9360 6608) or Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci ( / 9360 7237).


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