Vol. 21 No 3 | Spring 2019
The last few months have involved a lot of travel for the Board and as your President, the highlight was joining our colleagues in Hamilton, New Zealand for their RSM.
It’s been another busy quarter at RANZCOG, and the College has some key pieces of work that CEO Vase Jovanoska is excited to share.
Prof John Newnham has more than 390 publications and 12,000 citations. He has been involved in long-standing collaborations including the US, Canada, China, Japan, Netherlands, Germany, UK and Australia, and he remains an Adjunct Professor at Peking University, Beijing, and Honorary Director of Obstetrics at Nanjing University, China. The John Newnham Oration at the Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand DOHaD Society was named in his honour in 2015.
Prof Jason Abbott, gynaecologist and laparoscopic surgeon, is the immediate past president of the Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery Society (AGES), the medical director of Endometriosis Australia, the Professor of Gynaecological Surgery School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW Medicine, one of the Chief Investigators for the National Endometriosis Clinical and Scientific Trials (NECST) Network, and is Senior Editor of the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynaecology. Prof Abbott also heads the GRACE research unit at UNSW, is the founding director of Alana Healthcare, and supervises multiple PhD, honours and master’s students, and has over 120 peer reviewed publications.