2018 Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference
2018 Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference

HIV&AIDS Committees

National Program Committee

Name Affiliation
Bridget HaireThe Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney
Stuart TurvilleThe Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney
Darren RussellCairns Sexual Health Service
Rebecca GuyThe Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney
Jennifer PowerAustralian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS)
Robert MitchellNational Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA)
Darryl O'DonnellThe Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO)
Karen PriceACON
Timothy DuckNSW Health
Scott McGillAustralasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)
Kim GatesUniversity of Sydney / ACON Board 
Cindy ShannonCindy Shannon Consulting

Theme A: Understanding and identifying HIV and related infections: Basic Science, Biology and Pathogenesis

NameAffiliation
Stuart TurvilleThe Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney
Damian PurcellUniversity of Melbourne, Doherty Institute
Anna HearpsBurnet Institute
Amy ChungUniversity of Melbourne, Doherty Institute
Adam HarmanThe University of Sydney
Caroline RoyleWestmead Institute
Jared SternNational Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA)
Jenny AndersonUniversity of Melbourne, Doherty Institute
Katelin HaynesAustralasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)

Theme B: Managing HIV and related infections: Clinical engagement between the patient and clinical workforce

NameAffiliation
Darren RussellCairns Sexual Health Service
Ian WoolleyMonash Medical Centre
Bill PatersonNational Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA)
Winnie TongSt Vincent's Hospital
Danielle CollinsAlfred Health and Monash University
Mark BlochHoldsworth House
Liimin MaoCentre for Social Research in Health
James McMahonAlfred Hospital - Infectious Diseas Unit
Matthew LawThe Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney
Joan IngramAuckland City Hospital
Melinda HassallAustralasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)
Lloyd EinsiedelAlice Springs Hospital and Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
Claire ItalianoRoyal Perth Hospital
Michael BurkeNepean Hospital
Neil McKeller-Stewart Australian Federation of Aids Org (AFAO) / ACON

Theme C: Preventing HIV and related infections: Epidemiology and Prevention in the Australasian Region

NameAffiliation
Rebecca GuyThe Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney
Ben Bavinton The Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney
Mark StooveBurnet Institute
Adam EhmNational Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA)
Martin HoltCentre for Social Research in Health
Nick MedlandMelbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health
Adam BourneAustralian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS)
Bradley ForssmanNepean Blue Mountains LHD
Katy RoyAustralasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)
Tim WarkACON

Theme D: Social, Political and Cultural Aspects of HIV and related infections in the Australasian Region

Name Affiliation
Jennifer PowerAustralian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS)
Aaron CogleNational Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA)
Adam EhmNational Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA)
Leila StennettThe Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO)
Michelle O'ConnorAustralasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)
Jeremy WigginsVictorian AIDS Council/Equinox
John MainwaringVictorian Department of Health
Nicky BathACON
Mo HamoudThe Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney
Michelle TobinPATSIN
Susan ChongLa Trobe University
Roanna LoboCurtin University
Christy NewmanCentre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney