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Professor Stephen Leeder

Prof. Stephen Leeder - Director, Research & Education
Internal: 59797

Helene Abouyanni

Helene Abouyanni - Director Operations, Research and Education Network
Internal: 55387

Peter Hockey

Professor Peter Hockey - Director of Education, Professor of Clinical Education
Internal: 5463


Veronica Lai

Veronica Lai - Executive Assistant to the Director, REN
Internal: 57695

Suzanne Cross

Suzanne Cross - Business Support Officer
Internal: 55772

Linda Willis

Linda Willis - Administrative Support Officer
Internal: 53611

Cecilia Keung

Cecilia Keung - Business Support Officer- Education
Internal: 55770


Research and Education Management

Mark Smith

Mark Smith - Research Development Manager

After completing a Bachelor of Science (Hons), Mark was a research assistant and senior research assistant in the Biochemistry department of the University of Sydney for fifteen years, working on DNA replication in the bacterium Bacillus subtilis.
On coming to Westmead Hospital in 1997, Mark was one of the early employees of what was to become the Westmead Institute for Medical Research (WIMR), working initially as operations manager and then facilities manager. From 2000 Mark has been the research grants administration officer and secretary of the Institutional biosafety committee (IBC) for the district.
In 2012 when WIMR became legally separate from WSLHD, Mark took on the role of research development manager while continuing to oversee research grants and the IBC.

Mr. Mark Smith (BSc.[Hons])
WSLHD Research Development Manager
WSLHD Research Grants Administration Officer
Secretary, WSLHD Institutional Biosafety Committee
WSLHD Research & Education Network Offices Room 2008, Level 2, Research & Education
Network Building (the old WMI Building) Westmead Hospital Westmead NSW 2145

Internal: 55125
External: 8890 5125



Tanya Jolly

Tanya Jolly - Manager Clinical & Corporate Education
Internal: 59862


Tanya Critchlow

Tanya Critchlow - Manager Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Education
Internal: 54963

Monica Hughes

Monica Hughes - Westmead Precinct Education Hub Program Manager
Internal: 54459

Sharon Lee

Sharon Lee - WSLHD Clinical Trials Manager
Internal: 59942

Michael Powell

Michael Powell - Manager, Intellectual Property Commercialisation
Internal: 56079

Nigel Hely

Nigel Hely - REN Facility Manager
Internal; 55760



Karen Byth-Wilson

Karen Byth-Wilson - Statistician
Internal: 55498

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