Staff

director

Australia Paul Komesaroff is a practicing physician and Professor of Medicine at Monash University and Executive Director of Global Reconciliation. He has a PhD in philosophy and an international reputation in healthcare ethics, and has made a major impact on the field of clinical ethics in Australia. He has developed expertise in both qualitative and quantitative investigations of the social and cultural dimensions of health and health care, which has led to numerous peer reviewed articles, and extensive national and international collaboration.

Paul's work is interdisciplinary: spanning clinical medicine, biomedical research, philosophy and ethical theory, clinical ethics and policy development with respect to ethics and clinical practice. As a physician, his speciality is endocrinology.

Paul is a member and convener of numerous scientific and research committees and has been extensively involved in the education of medical students, medical practitioners, nurses and other health professional and has contributed to the development of policy and practice guidelines in a wide range of areas.

Paul has authored over 350 peer reviewed articles and 14 books, including a novel, 'Riding a crocodile: A physician's tale', the world's first bioethical thriller. He is Chair of the editorial board of the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry and honorary ethics editor for the Internal Medicine Journal. Paul teaches ethics and philosophy of medicine at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and is actively involved in research projects in clinical ethics, including investigations of complementary medicine and relationships with the pharmaceutical industry.

ADVISORY

Mr Youseff Alreemawi, Melbourne, Australia
Professor Michael Ashby, University of Tasmania, Australia
Professor Zvi Beckerman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Professor Alan Bensoussan, National Institute of Complementary Medicines, University of Western Sydney, NSW
Ms Deslie Billich, Bangkok, Thailand
Professor Peter Brooks, University of Melbourne, Australia
Professor Amnon Carmi, University of Haifa, Israel
Professor Ric Day, University of New South Wales, Australia
Mr Michael Drapac, Melbourne, Australia
Mr Shanaka Fernando, Melbourne, Australia
Professor Art Frank, University of Calgary, Canada
Professor Siri Hettige, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Professor Jim Hyde, Deakin and Monash Universities, Australia
Professor Paul James, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Dr Ken Harvey, Melbourne, Australia
Professor Zabidi Hussin, University of Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Dr Rob Irvine, University of Sydney, Australia
Professor David Isaacs, Sydney, Australia
Dr Graciela Karmon, Tel Aviv, Israel
Dr Elizabeth Kath, RMIT University, Australia
A/ Professor Ian Kerridge, University of Sydney, Australia
Professor Henry Kilham, Sydney, Australia
Mr Chris Lamb, Melbourne, Australia
A/ Professor Leigh E. Rich, Armstrong State University, USA
Professor Al Lingis, Baltimore, USA
Professor Paul MacNeill, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Professor Chris Nyland, Monash University, Australia
Professor Malcolm Parker, University of Queensland, Australia
Professor Alan Petersen, Monash University, Australia
Professor Leon Piterman, Monash University, Australia
Amitav Sanyal, Kolkata, India
Professor Soenarto Sastrowijoto, University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
A/ Professor Mohammed Shaheen, Al Quds University, Palestinian Territories
Professor Yati Soenarto, University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Professor Cameron Stewart, University of Sydney, Australia
A/ Professor Suresh Sundram, University of Melbourne, Australia
Professor Colin Thomson, University of Woolongong, Australia

ASSOCIATES

Professor Michael Ashby, University of Tasmania, Australia
Mohan Baghwandas, Initiatives of Change, Australia
Lucy Burke, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
Dr Christopher Clarke, Sydney, Australia
Dr. Maithri Goonetilleke, Possible Dreams, Melbourne, Australia
Dr Nyok Gor, Melbourne, Australia
Peter Greenberg,  Melbourne, Australia
Professor Jim Hyde,  Deakin and Monash Universities, Australia
Dr Jon Jurideiini, Adelaide, Australia
Amber Moore, Melbourne, Australia
Dr Y Omar, Melbourne, Australia
A/ Professor Jenny Philip, St Vincent’s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia
Kate Robins-Browne, Melbourne, Australia
Professor Modjtaba Sadria, Iran
Professor Colin Thomson, University of Woolongong, New South Wales, Australia
Dr Janelle Trees, Tonga
Dr Louis Vitetta, Sydney, Australia
Rob Wood, Initiatives of Change, Melbourne, Australia
Bobby Zacchariah, Pune, India

ETHICS REVIEW ADVISORY GROUP

Professor Ric Day, University of New South Wales, Australia
Professor Zabidi Hussin, University of Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
A/ Professor Ian Kerridge, University of Sydney, Australia
Professor Paul James, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Professor David Isaacs,  Sydney, Australia
Dr Graciela Karmon, Tel Aviv, Israel
Professor Henry Kilham, Sydney, Australia
Professor Chris Nyland, Monash University, Australia
Amitav Sanyal, Kolkata, India
A/ Professor Suresh Sundram, University of Melbourne, Australia
Professor Colin Thomson, University of Woolongong, Australia