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Editorial Review

All content on this website has been reviewed by leading Australian health professionals, researchers and consumers with years of knowledge and expertise in FASD.

A Subject Matter Editorial Panel is responsible for developing and reviewing new site content. Membership of this panel includes:

Dr Kerryn Bagley Bachelor Social Work (Hons) PhD
  • Consultant and Clinical Social Worker specialising in FASD
  • Lecturer in Social Work, Federation University of Australia
  • Chair Victorian FASD Special Interest Group
Dr Dee Basaraba BEd, MEd (Special Educational Needs) PhD
  •  Lecturer Deakin University, School of Education
Professor Carol Bower MBBS, MSc, PhD, FAPHM, DLSHTM, FFPHA
  • Clinical Professor WA Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia
  • Principal Senior Research Fellow Telethon Kids Institute
  • Co-Director FASD Research Australia Centre of Research Excellence
Dr Lucy Burns PhD, MPH, Grad Cert in Health Policy and Professional Specialisation Certificate in Population Health Data Analysis
  • Associate Professor University of New South Wales
  • National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
Dr Robyn Doney PhD, BSc (Hons) (Occupational Therapy) 
  •  Senior Occupational Therapist, Patches Paediatrics Broome WA
Professor Elizabeth Elliott AM FAHMS, MD, MPhil, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPCH, FRCP
  • Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
  • Consultant Paediatrician, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (Westmead)
  • Director Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit
  • Co-Director FASD Research Australia Centre of Research Excellence
Nadishani Fernando BPsych (Hons), Master Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Psychologist for the Department of Adolescent Medicine (FASD Assessment Clinic and Complex Adolescent Clinic) at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
Dr Amy Finlay-Jones BSc Psychology (First Class Honours), Masters in Clinical Psychology, PhD
  • Post-doctoral Researcher FASD Research Australia Centre of Research Excellence (Telethon Kids Institute)
Megan Free Bachelor Speech Pathology, Grad Cert Academic Health Practice
  •  Assistant Director Speech Pathology, Gold Coast Health
Dr Roslyn Giglia BAppSc Grad Dip Dietetics, MPH, PhD
  •  Head Alcohol and Pregnancy & FASD Research Team, Telethon Kids Institute
Dr Vinesh Gupta MBBS, DPM, MRCPsych, FRCPsych (UK), PGCME (UK)
  •  Adolescent Forensic Psychiatrist, Child & Youth Forensic Services, CHQ, Brisbane, QLD
Jessica Hannon Bachelor Health Science, Masters Occupational Therapy
  •  Occupational Therapist
  •  Director of Coast and Country Occupational Therapy
  •  National Projects Officer for National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders  (NOFASD)
Shelli Hastings Master of Psychology (Clinical), Post Grad Diploma in Psychology, BA (Psych)
  • Advanced Clinical Psychologist, Child Development Services, FASD Clinic, Gold Coast
  • Clinical Psychologist in private practice
Natalie Kippin BSc (Health Promotion), Cert III Correctional Practice – Youth Custodial Master of Speech Pathology
  • Speech Pathologist (Certified Practising)
  • PhD candidate FASD Research Australia Centre of Research Excellence
 Sue Miers AM
  • Parent/caregiver for adult living with FASD and her daughter
 Dr Bronwyn Milne BSc (Med), MBBS, MPH, FRACP, FAChAM
  • Paediatrician and Addiction Medicine Specialist, Staff Specialist in Adolescent Medicine CICADA Centre and NSW Adolescent Health
 Evi Muggli MPH
  • Senior Research Officer, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
  • Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Paediatrics University of Melbourne
 Amanda Mulligan
  •  Parent/caregiver for teenager living with FASD
Clinical Associate Professor Raewyn Mutch MB ChB, DipRACOG, FRACP, PhD
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, UWA Centre for Child Research
  • Consultant Paediatrician, Perth Childs Hospital
  • Clinical Research Fellow Telethon Kids Institute
  • Paediatrician in private practice
Dr Carmela Pestell Doctor of Psychology, Master of Psychology (Neuropsychology), Master of Psychology (Clinical), BPsych
  • Associate Professor Robin Winkler Clinic, School of Psychology University of Western Australia
  • Clinical Neuropsychologist in private practice
Sam Pinnell
  • Parent/caregiver for young person living with FASD
Gay Pritchard
  • Parent/caregiver who has cared for several children living with FASD
Claire Rossi LLB
  • Solicitor, Youth Law Team Criminal Law Division, Legal Aid WA
Kerri Salter 
  • FASD Co-ordinator Child Development Service and Psychologist Gold Coast Community Health – Southport
Dr Doug Shelton MBBS, FRACP
  • Paediatrician
  • Director of Community Child Health, Department of Health Queensland, Division of Family, Women's and Child Health, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service
  • Senior Lecturer of Medicine, Griffith University, Gold Coast Queensland
Helen Shield BA, BSc Psychology (Hons) 
  • Provisionally registered Psychologist
  • Currently completing combined Masters in Clinical Neuropsychology and PhD
Linda Sinclair RN, RM
  • Director of Nursing, Health Service Manager, Inland Pilbara, WA Country Health Service
  • Previously Acting Midwifery Director, Statewide Obstetric Services Unit, WA Health
Dr Vanessa Spiller PhD
  • Coordinator QUT Psychology and Counselling Clinic
  • Clinical Psychologist - JumpStart Psychology
  • FASD Trainer and Educator
  • Parent/Caregiver for teenager living with FASD
Dr Martyn Symons BA Cognitive Science & Psychology (Hons), BSc Cognitive Science PhD
  • Post-doctoral Researcher FASD Research Australia Centre of Research Excellence (Telethon Kids Institute)
Dr Hayden Till PhD, Master of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Neuropsychology, Faculty of Health, School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Advance Clinical Neuropsychologist, Child Development Services, FASD Clinical Gold Coast Queensland
Dr Tracey Tsang BAppSc (Hons 1, Univ. Medal; Exercise & Sport Science), PhD
  • Post-doctoral Researcher FASD Research Australia Centre of Research Excellence (University of Sydney)
Prue Walker BA (Hons), MA (Soc Pol), Bachelor Social Work
  •  Social Worker – consultancy services
Dr Judith Warner BSc (Psychology), Masters in Clinical Psychology, PhD
  •  Clinical Psychologist
Julie Waud LLB
  • Solicitor and Manager Court Officers, Aboriginal Legal Service
Page last updated 11 October 2019