FoHPE Editorial Board
Please read the short introductions of the members of the FoHPE Editorial Board, which are listed below.
Associate Professor Karen Scott is Academic Lead, Evaluation of the University of Sydney Medical Program. She conducts health professional education research in the areas of technology enhanced learning, the nature of student learning and teacher development, education research development and the culture of healthcare settings. Karen also conducts research in digital health literacy.
deputy editorAssociate Professor Jodie Copley is Clinical Education Program Director in Occupational Therapy at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at The University of Queensland. Her educational research centres on clinical education, interprofessional education and the teaching and learning of clinical reasoning. She has a keen interest in University-based clinics, having established the UQ Children’s Life Skills Clinic in 1997. Jodie has published two books and approximately 90 journal articles and book chapters.
Andy began his academic career whilst GP training in Birmingham (UK), later working as a partner and a clinical lecturer. He moved to NZ in 2001 to set up the Clinical Skills Centre for the University of Auckland. The centre is used by students undertaking health professional programmes through the faculty. He was Director until October 2017. He has held the roles of Director of assessment and Deputy Head of the medical programme and became Head in 2019. He was editor for the journal Focus on Health Professional education until mid-2020, and received the University of Auckland award for sustained excellence in teaching in 2016. His research is an eclectic mix, as befits a generalist, and is now exclusively in health professional education.
Tim Wilkinson is Professor in Medicine at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He has a MClinEd, PhD and MD that are all in medical education. His research interests are assessment of clinical competence and performance, workplace learning, selection into medical school, career paths, and professionalism. He is a deputy editor of Medical Education, Associate editor for Perspectives on Medical, and a senior editorial board member of BMC Medical Education. He is the Censor for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He also works as a consultant physician in geriatric medicine.
ASSOCIATE editorLiz Molloy is Professor of Work Integrated Learning in the School of Medicine, and Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice in the Faculty MDHS at the University of Melbourne. Liz worked as a physiotherapist, and completed a PhD in 2006 on feedback in clinical education. Her research focuses on feedback and assessment, workplace learning, and interprofessional learning and practice. Liz was awarded a Karolinksa Fellowship for Excellence in Medical Education Research in 2019, and is a Fellow of ANZAHPE.
Associate Professor Simone Gibson is Director of Education for the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash University. Simone's background is in dietetics and she is the course director for the Monash University Graduate Certificate of Health Professions Education. Simone's research interests include clinical education, design research and online education. In 2018, Simone received the 2018 Universities Australia AAUT award, providing national recognition for her teaching excellence in the field on Medicine, Biological Sciences and Health.
Louisa is an honorary Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne, in the field of Physiotherapy. Her research interests include cross-cultural education, patient health literacy, and curriculum and pedagogy.
Sarah is an academic surgeon with a passion for medical education. In addition to medical education, her research interests include leadership development, academic misconduct and clinical skills acquisition. She studied Medicine in the UK and completed a basic surgical training rotation, whilst researching academic misconduct amongst medical students.
Sarah was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship to complete a PhD in Surgical Education, looking at surgical decision making at Otago University. She is currently researching medical student academic misconduct in Scotland and New Zealand; surgical careers decisions of medical students and their influences. She is supervising HEDC 502 students projects on Burnout and resilience in medicine and a surgical trainee completing a research project on surgical leadership development.
Sarah is an academic in HPE having worked in curriculum design, implementation and evaluation at the tertiary level for 22 years. Sarah has worked across medicine, dentistry, and physiotherapy in particular, specialising in PBL, online learning, rural placements, and curriculum evaluation in particular. Most recently Sarah has worked as the Year 1 convenor in the new Joint Program in Medicine at Charles Sturt University, and was also the stream lead for PBL and Portfolio curricula.
Sarah has been a regular peer reviewer for a number of journals in HPE and felt the time was right to take the next step and become an Associate Editor, to contribute more to this wonderful HPE community.
Rebecca graduated from Otago with an MB ChB, then did my of my physician and rheumatology training in Melbourne. Rebecca completed her PhD at the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research. Rebecca has worked as a rheumatologist in the AoNZ public hospital system for almost 20 years and joined University of Otago Wellington in 2009. Initially Rebecca was teaching and developing courses for postgraduate qualifications for allied health professionals, before teaching and course co-ordinating in the Otago MB ChB programme. Since 2018 Rebecca has been Associate Dean Medical Education, with oversight and leadership of the Otago clinical programme. In this role I am also lucky to lead a small team of HPE academics. Rebecca has been a member of ANZAHPE since 2018 and became an Associate Fellow in 2019.
Kwang is a Senior Lecturer in Optometry and Vision Sciences at the University of Melbourne. Kwang's area of research interest is preparing students for effective clinical practice, with over-arching themes that includes: Feedback and Assessment, Inter-Professional Education and Collaborative Practice, as well as Curriculum Design and Innovations (Digital Technologies and Object-Based Learning).
FoHPE Liaison Officer
Stephen Tobin is Professor of Clinical Education and Associate Dean at the School of Medicine, Western Sydney University. Over the last 20 years, his work has evolved from full time regional surgical practice to almost full time medical education. He holds GradCert in Clin Ed from UNSW and MSurgicalEd from University of Melbourne. He was Dean of Education at RACS 2012-2018 and has had leadership roles at three Victorian medical schools. Stephen has been involved with ANZAHPE for over 15 years. He is an ANZAHPE Fellow.