Medical Advisory Panel

Dr-GinoDr Gino Pecoraro

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr Gino Pecoraro  is the Obstetrics & Gynaecology spokesperson for the federal Australian Medical Association (AMA) as well as past president of AMA Queensland. In addition to his medical work, Dr Pecoraro is also an award winning medical journalist often being interviewed in print media as well as TV and radio.

 

 

Dr-GinniDr Ginni Mansberg

Celebrity Dr, Dr Ginni Mansberg is a GP with over 20 years’ experience. As well as sharing her knowledge on Channel 7’s Sunrise and The Morning Show,  Dr Ginni is passionate about women’s health and is a spokesperson for the work ACCF does in Australia to help reduce the number of women dying from cervical cancer. Dr Ginni has also written a number of books including “How to Handle Your Hormones,” “How to get your Mojo Back” or “Why am I so Tired?”

 

 

Jo-LambleJo Lamble

Jo Lamble is a Clinical Psychologist who has been in private practice for the past 20 years. She sees individuals, couples, and groups and specialises in relationship issues. Jo is the resident psychologist on Channel 10’s Studio 10. She gives regular radio interviews across Australia. Jo also gives corporate seminars and speeches on relationship, family and parenting issues. Jo’s latest book is called Answers to Everyday Questions about Relationships.

 

 

Associate Professor Stephen R. Weinstein

Associate Professor Stephen R. Weinstein is the Director of Pathology at the Queensland Health Pathology Services. Earning a Masters of Health Administration, FRCPA, FRACMA and FACHSE, Professor Weinstein has a wealth of knowledge and experience and in particular, assists ACCF when it comes to scientific issues related to pathology and cytology.

 

 

Professor Jonathan Carter

Professor-Jonathan-CarterProfessor Jonathan Carter formally trained in gynaecological oncology at the University of Minnesota, in the United States. He is now Head of the Sydney Gynaecological Oncology Group at The Sydney Cancer Centre and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He is also the Area Head of Gynaecology and Gynaecological Oncology Services for Sydney South West Area Health Service. Professor Carter has contributed over 115 papers to academic journals as an author or co-author. He is currently researching fast track surgical programs, magnetic resonance spectroscopy in ovarian cancers, vaginal dysfunction after pelvic irradiation therapy and patient preference studies in CA125 surveillance of ovarian cancer.

 

 

Dr David Wrede

Dr David Wrede is Consultant Gynaecological Surgeon at the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Consulting Group. Dr Wrede is a widely experienced Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with special interests in Oncology, Dysplasia, Laparoscopic Surgery and Complex Surgical Obstetrics. He holds a Staff Specialist appointment at the Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne where he is Lead Clinician for Dysplasia and the Laser Safety Officer. His major clinical interests are now centered on the prevention of Gynaecological cancer.

 

 

Sister Muriel Baird

Sister Muriel Baird is a Sister currently working in womens’ health at the San Souci Private Medical Practice. Sister Baird is a registered nurse with a Diploma in Community Health, a Certificate in Well Women’s Screening and a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing Australia. With a long career in nursing, Sister Baird is passionate about women’s health.

 

 

Associate Professor Rachel Skinner

Rachel-SkinnerDr Skinner is Associate Professor in the Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney and Adolescent Physician at the Children’s Hospital Westmead in Sydney, Australia. Her clinical work is focussed on sexual and reproductive health and she consults in adolescent gynaecology through the Adolescent Medicine Unit at the Children’s Hospital Westmead. Dr Skinner’s current research program spans several areas within the field of sexual and reproductive health, including 1) teenage pregnancy, condom and contraception use, 2) the correlates and antecedents of teenage sexual risk taking, 3) knowledge and acceptability, and promotion of HPV vaccination in school based and clinic vaccination programs in Australia, and 3) clinical trials of HPV vaccines.

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