Research and Innovation Expert Reference Group

The Research and Innovation Expert Reference Group provides expert advice and guidance to the TAAHC Board.

Comprised of representatives from each of the TAAHC Members, the Research and  Innovation Expert Reference Group advises the TAAHC Board on research strategies, initiatives, innovations and policies and procedures that affect the research and research training interests of TAAHC. It also promotes and co-ordinates  collaboration and partnership between TAAC members and provides a conduit for communication and engagement between the TAAHC Board and broader TAAHC membership.

The Research and Innovation Expert Reference Group consists of two functional groupings: the Clinical Leadership Group and the Expert Research Advisory Group.

Clinical Leadership Group

The Clinical Leadership Group is responsible for research capacity strenghening and engagement activities.

Clinical Leadership Group Members

Associate Professor David Farlow, Mackay Hospital and Health Service

Dr Allison Hempenstall, Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service

Professor Sarah Larkins, James Cook University (Convenor)

Dr Julie Parry, North West Hospital and Health Service

Professor Sabe Sabe Sabesan, Townsville Hospital and Health Service

Associate Professor Edward Strivens, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

Ms Jill Thomas, Northern Queensland Primary Health Network

Expert Research Advisory Group

The Expert Research Advisory Group is responsible for peer review of TAAHC funding applications.

Research and Innovation Expert Reference Group Terms of Reference