Professional Qualification

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor of Medicine 1978
Bachelor of Surgery  (M.B.B.S.) 1978
Bachelor of Medical Science (B.Med.Sc.) 1977
Fellow, Australian Sports Medicine Federation (F.A.S.M.F.) 1985
Fellow, Australasian College of Sports Physicians (F.A.C.S.P.) 1991
Foundation Fellow, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK) 2007

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS/APPOINTMENTS HELD

National President
Sports Medicine Australia 1994 – 1997

State President
Australian Sports Medicine Federation (ASMF) 1987 – 1989

National Vice-President
Australasian College of Sports Physicians (ACSP)  1988 – 1990
ASMF (Medicine) 1990 – 1994
President-Elect, A.S.M.F. 1992 – 1994

Chairman
Australian Medical Association (Vic. Branch) Section of Sports and Exercise Medicine 1990 – 2010
Medical Commission, Victorian Olympic Council 1990 – 2001

Member
Education Commission, Victorian Olympic Council 1990 – 1995
Ministerial Investigative Committee on Sporting Injuries in School Children (Department of Sports and Recreation, Victoria) 1985 – 1986
Board of Examiners, A.C.S.P. Fellowship 1992 – present

Medical Director
Melbourne Marathon Committee Inc. 1983 – 1990  (responsible for Melbourne Marathon, Sussan Women’s Race and several other local fun runs)
AusFit Event Management 1994 – 1996

Medical Consultant
Australian Institute of Sport 1984 – 2000

Senior Medical Advisor
Victorian Athletic Association 1985 – 1988

Medical Co-ordinator
Australia Games 1985
World Modern Pentathlon Championships 1985
World Veteran’s Games 1987
Doxa Bicentennial 200k Relay 1988
Melbourne Olympic Candidature 1996

Medical Representative
AAU Junior Development Commission 1987 – 1997

Medical Delegate
Victorian Olympic Council 1985 – 1997

Medical Advisor
Sydney Organising Committee for Olympic Games (SOCOG)
VFL Umpires Association 2002 –  present
VicSwim Committee (Department of Sport and Recreation, Victoria)  1981 – 1986
Melbourne Olympic Bid 1996
Australian Athletic Union 1983 – 1993
Victorian Athletic Association 1981 – 1987
Victorian Little Athletic Association 1984 – present
Australian Little Athletic Union 1985 – present
Australian Cricket Board 1985 – 1995
Victorian Cricket Association 1983 – 1986
Victorian Marathon Club 1985 – 1987
Victorian Olympic Council 1985 – 2000
Sports Injury Prevention Program (Footscray Institute of Technology 1986 – 1987)
Super Sprint Event Promotions (Triathlons) 1993 – present
Australian Ski Federation 1984 – 1987
PGA (Golf)  Tour  2001 – present

Team Doctor
Aust Track & Field Team , World Championships , Helsinki 1983
Oceania Track & Field Team , World Cup,  Canberra 1985
Aust Cricket Team, World Cup, England 1983
Aust Lacrosse Team, World Championships, Toronto, Canada, 1986
Aust World Cross Country Team, Stavanger, Norway 1989
Aust Triathlon Team, Commonwealth Games, Christchurch, New Zealand   1990
Geelong Football Club (AFL) – member of Medical Team  1984 – 1988
Adelaide Crows Football Club (AFL) – member of Medical Team  1990 – 1996

Team Manager
Australian World Cup Marathon, Seoul 1987
Aust World Cross Country Team, Stavanger, Norway 1989

Team Leader
Athlete Care Program, Sydney 2000 Olympics

Assistant Manager
Victorian Track and Field Team, Sydney 1987

Board Member
Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine (Univ of Melbourne) 2006 – 2011
National Board of Censors, Australian College of Sports Physicians 1985 – 1995
Board of Directors, AusFit Event Management 1994 – 1996

Deputy Chairman
Australian Sports Injury Prevention Task Force 1995 – 1997

Committee Member
Athletics Australia Doping Advisory Committee 2002 – 2010

 

AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Sports Medicine Australia (S.M.A.)
Australian Sports Medicine Federation (A.S.M.F.)
Australasian College of Sports Physicians (A.C.S.P.)
Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (RCS – UK)
Australian Medical Association (A.M.A.)
Australian Association of Musculo-skeletal Medicine (A.A.M.M.)
American College of Sports Medicine (A.C.S.M.)
Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine (C.A.S.M.)
British Association of Sport and Medicine (B.A.S.M.)
Association of Monash Medical Graduates (A.M.M.G.)
Mannix College Old Collegians Association
Victorian Football League Medical Officer’s Association (1980 – 1986)
AFL Medical Officers Association (1991 – present)
Victorian Cricket Association (1983 – 1986)
Australian Cricket Board
Little Athletics Victoria (2012 – present)
Victorian Athletic Association (Athletics Victoria)
Australian Athletic Union (Athletics Australia)
Australia Ski Federation (1985 – 1988)
Victorian Marathon Club
Geelong Football Club
Australian Football League (AFL)
Diamond Valley Triathlon Club (1986 – 1988)
Victorian Triathlon Association (1986 – 1988)
Victorian Medical Wine Society
Adelaide Football Club (1990-1996)
Victorian Olympic Council
International Marathon Medical Directors Association (IMMDA)
AFL Media Association
Athenaeum Club , Melbourne (2006 – 2012)
Monash University Medical Alumni Association

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