AREAS OF INTEREST
Areas of Interest: Pathology Workforce Reform, Pathology Service Models, Evidence-based Testing, Application of Lean Principles to Laboratory Workflow
Nick is a RMIT graduate who obtained his Membership of the AACB in 1985. He has worked as a Medical Scientist in Chemical Pathology and Haematology, Laboratory Manager and Pathology Director across five public teaching Hospital Pathology services in Melbourne. He is a NATA assessor and is involved in various committees including the Victorian Statewide Pathology Executive (SPE), Victorian Counsellor on Public Pathology Australia (PPA), Chairs the Victorian Laboratory Workforce and is a member of the Allied Health Workforce Research Program Medical Laboratory Science Reference Group.
Medical Director, Director of Anatomical Pathology
AREAS OF INTEREST
Gynaecological, perinatal and breast pathology, cytopathology
Kerryn obtained a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Melbourne, and trained as an Anatomical Pathologist, obtaining Fellowship in 2000. She completed a twelve-month Fellowship in cytopathology at the Victorian Cytology Service (VCS) in 2001, before working at Melbourne Pathology. Kerryn joined Austin Pathology in 2006 with a primary focus on pathology in women’s health. She has expertise in gynaecologic and perinatal pathology, breast pathology and cytopathology and has key roles in multidisciplinary meetings in breast pathology, gynaecologic oncology (at Mercy Hospital for Women) and respiratory pathology.
Kerryn is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology at University of Melbourne and is the Treasurer of the Australian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology. She is a member of the RCPA Expert Committee for Gynaecological Cancers, and has co-authored RCPA cancer reporting protocols in this discipline. She is involved in collaborative research with both the MHW and the breast and respiratory services at Austin Health and has a strong interest in quality assurance, risk management, governance, ethics, teaching and patient-centred care.