Project Managers

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Angeline Kuek

Project Manager, GENI

BBiomedSc (University of Melbourne), BSc (Hons) (University of Melbourne), Master of Public Health (University of Adelaide), Master of Health Administration (Latrobe University, completion date: 2018).

Angeline was promoted to Project Manager, GENI in 2017, following her work as Researcher, GENI  during 2016, with members of the  GENI  management team on a study concerning  Non Communicable Disease (NCD) Crisis in the Pacific Multi-sector Collaboration, Regulation and Cost Effective Innovation.

She is currently enrolled in a two-year health management internship program with the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM), As part of that programme she is working in the Health, Ageing and Human Services practice of KPMG. Prior to this, Angeline undertook placements at Barwon Health, working across a range of projects including digital health, aged care, service re-design and service and program evaluation.

Angeline has extensive research experience in  eating disorders and mental health research in Singapore at Singapore General Hospital and in South Australia with the  Government’s Statewide Eating Disorder Service. She has a strong interest in public health, healthcare delivery, health equity, population health and chronic disease, and currently holds a position on the State Council of the Motor Neurone Disease Association of Victoria.

Contact: angelinekuek@gmail.com

Click here for a list of publications

 

 

Jhai Madden

Jhai Madden

Project Manager, GENI

Bachelor of Science (Melbourne University), Master of Public Health (MPH) (Melbourne University), Master of Health Administration (MHA) (La Trobe University, candidate completion date: 2017).

Jhai was promoted to Project Manager, GENI during  May  2017 following his work as a Researcher  during 2016 when he worked with members of the GENI management team on a project  concerning Clinical Practice Guidelines in Africa.

Jhai has prior experience working at the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Austin Hospital, and Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living at the Victoria University. Jhai has contributed through a volunteer position at the National Heart Foundation of Australia.

Since graduating from his Master of Public Health, majoring in Health Economics and Program Evaluation, Jhai has worked as an academic research assistant, lecturer and tutor in Health Economics and Public Health (Victoria University). Jhai was recently a Health Management Intern with the Australasian College of Health Services Management (ACHSM) working across a range of metropolitan health services as well as the Victorian DHHS. Jhai has recently taken up a Public-Private Partnership Contract Manager position at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Victoria, where he is also currently undertaking his Master of Health Administration research project.

At GENI Jhai works as a member of the GENI team on the Africa project and also plans to contribute to GENI’s work on cancer research where he pursues his passion in applied health economics in area of the cost effectiveness of cancer treatments, diagnostic techniques and international health.

Contact: jhai_madden@yahoo.com.au

Recent publications and/or conference presentations:

Biddle, S.J.H., Madden, J., Gillett, W., Octigan, J., & Vergeer, I. (2016). “Sitting is deeply ingrained in our culture”:  Perceptions of barriers to moving more and sitting less. International Society for Behavioural Nutrition & Physical Activity Annual Conference, Cape Town, June.

 

 

Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz

Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz

Project Manager, GENI

BSc (University of Sydney), Masters of Public Health (University of Sydney)

Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz was promoted to Project Manager, GENI in May, 2017. He began working as a Researcher, GENI in 2016 with members of the GENI management team on a project concerning Clinical Practice Guidelines in Africa.

Gideon is an epidemiologist with a background in public health and finance, and is currently working as the Research Officer for the Western Sydney Diabetes project for Western Sydney Local Health District, NSW Australia. He is involved in a number of research projects through this, including evaluations of various diabetes projects, health communication and research translation in Western Sydney, economic analyses of diabetes costs, and population-level research into diabetes.

Gideon is a candidate in the ACHSM Health Management Internship Program, which he began after completing his Masters of Public Health. He has undertaken courses in epidemiology and health economics as part of his MPH, including in both chronic and infectious disease. He has previously worked in sales and administration in the private health sector, and studied psychology and the history and philosophy of science during his undergraduate degree.

contact  Gideon.meyerowitz-katz@health.nsw.gov.au