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  • Discovery
  • Development
WIRF is one of Australia's leading organisations that is dedicated to improving the health of women and infants.

WIRF Committees

WIRF committees play a key role in supporting the general management of the organisation including management of research strategy and income, infrastructure development and operational issues.

  • Members of the committee consist of the Executive Director, Heads of Research Units, Marketing and Operations and Finance Managers. The committee meets every two months in the week prior to the board meetings.

    Executive Committee Members

    • Professor John Newnham
    • Deb Attard Portughes
    • Professor Dorota Doherty
    • Professor Jeff Keelan
    • Associate Professor Matthew Kemp
    • Professor Yee Leung
    • Andrea Cole
  • Members of this Committee are appointed by the Board on an honorary basis. Members of the committee meet twice a year.

    Chairperson

    • Mr Grey Egerton-Warburton

    Committee members

    • Mr Tony Walsh
    • Mr Wylie Collins
    • Ms Andrea Cole
  • Members of this Committee are appointed by the Board on an honorary basis. Half of the members of the Committee are employed externally to the KEMH campus. The Committee meets to consider research applications for financial support and advises the Board on suitability for funding. The Committee also provides the Board with advice on scientific matters as required. Specifically they review applications for Starter Grants, Capacity Building Grants and PhD Scholarships.

    Chairperson

    • Professor Brendan Waddell

    Committee

    • Professor Jerry Keelan
    • Dr Donna Geddes
    • Dr Daniela Ulgiati
    • Dr Katherine Sanders

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Women and Infants Research Foundation
Carson House, King Edward Memorial Hospital
374 Bagot Road, Subiaco, WA 6008

Telephone: 08 6458 1437
Fax: 08 6458 1642
Email: info@wirf.com.au

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