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Speech pathologist
Bachelor of Speech Pathology
Bachelor of Arts
Master of Public Health (Health Services Management)
Position title
Head of Speech Pathology
Monash Health
Loddon Mallee
Hume/North West
Barwon South Western
AHPRA registration number
Phone (professional)
0410 493 805

Professional biography

Summary of professional experience
I am a certified practising speech pathologist with Speech Pathology Australia. I have been practising for 20 years. I have been a Manager of Speech Pathology since 2007 and since 2012 have been Head of Speech Pathology at Monash Health with professional governance responsibility for over 100 speech pathologists and operational responsibility for acute and sub acute bed based services at five hospital sites.
Summary of incident review experience
I recently participated in a root cause analysis process at an external health service. I have completed root cause analysis training as part of an Institute for Healthcare Improvement course conducted at Monash Health in 2016. I have previously sat on a Clinical Review Panel at Monash Health.
Summary of relevant employment history
2012 Head of Speech Pathology Monash Health
2007 Manager Speech Pathology Kingston Centre
2006 Senior Clinician Speech Pathology Kingston Centre
2003 Grade 2 acute speech pathologist Dandenong Hospital
2000 Grade 2 acute and sub acute speech pathologist Williamstown Sunshine/Western Footscray Hospitals
1999 Grade 1 sub acute speech pathologist Melbourne Health Royal Park
1998 Grade 1 acute speech pathologist Royal Melbourne Hospital
1998 Grade 1 acute speech pathologist Western Hospital Footscray
Have you completed root cause analysis (RCA) training in the past 3 years?