Quality Use of Pathology Committee

The Quality Use of Pathology Committee provides advice on the Quality Use of Pathology Program (QUPP).

Role

The Quality Use of Pathology Committee:

  • oversees the strategic direction of QUPP
  • provides expert advice to the Australian Government on pathology quality initiatives under the program
  • provides expert advice that may inform the department’s consideration of funds for pathology quality priorities
  • promotes awareness of the quality use of pathology.

Members

The committee includes pathology professionals, scientists, medical practitioners, tertiary education representatives, pathology consumer representatives and representatives from the department.

Member Nominating organisation

Dr Michael Harrison

Chair

Associate Professor Beverley Rowbotham

National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council Chair

Dr Lawrence Bott

Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Associate Professor Richard Brightwell

Consumers Health Forum of Australia

Ms Sarah Just

Australian Institute of Medical Scientists

Professor Robert Lindeman

Public Pathology Australia

Mr Michael Lynch

Australian Institute of Medical Scientists

Dr Daniel Owens

Australian Pathology

Dr Michael Page

Australian Medical Association

Dr Dianne Prince

Consumers Health Forum of Australia

Professor Hans Schneider

Public Pathology Australia

Professor Peter Smith

Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand

Dr William Stevenson

Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Associate Professor Huy Tran

Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Dr Tina Yen

Australasian Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine

The committee also includes 2 members from the Department of Health and Aged Care and an independent chairperson.

Meetings

The committee meets twice a year, or may have meetings as required.

Quality Use of Pathology Program contact

Contact us for information about the Quality Use of Pathology Program or Quality Use of Pathology Committee.
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