NZSSD Executive

The NZSSD Constitution (70 KB) and amendments to rules (126 KB) are available for download and viewing.

Executive members, their qualifications and positions in the executive are listed below:

Officers

President: Dr Brandon Orr-Walker

MB ChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery – University of Auckland), MHB (Hons), FRACP (Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians)

Honorary Secretary: Kate Smallman - Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Diabetes Projects Trust
MSC Diabetes (UK) - Master of Science in Diabetes, RN - Registered Nurse

Treasurer: Dr Michelle Downie – Specialist in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Southland Hospital, Invercargill. MBChB- Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery – University of Otago, Diploma in Healthcare Education – St Georges University of London, FRACP – Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians

 

Executive Members

Dr Kirsten Coppell - Senior Research Fellow/Public Health Physician, Edgar National Centre for Diabetes and Obesity Research, University of Otago

MBChB - Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Dip Obs - Diploma of Obstetrics, MPH - Master of Public Health, FNZCPHM - Fellow of the NZ College of Public Health Medicine

Ann Gregory - Team Leader Dietitians, Older Adults, Rehabilitation & Allied Health, Capital & Coast DHB Wellington. Registered Dietitian; MBA

Dr Rosemary Hall -Endocrinologist, Endocrine, Diabetes and Research Centre, Wellington; Senior Research Fellow, University of Otago, Wellington

PhD – Doctor of Philosophy, MBChB –Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, FRACP – Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians,

Dr Craig Jefferies - Paediatric Endocrinologist, Starship Children’s Health, Auckland, NZ.

Assoc Prof (Hon) Liggins Institute-University of Auckland

MBChB (Auckland), Dip Paeds, FRACP, MD

Dr Timothy Kenealy - General Practitioner. Associate Professor of Integrated Care, University of Auckland

PhD – Doctor of Philosophy, MBChB – Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, FRNZCGP – Fellow of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Bobby Milne – Clinical Nurse Manager – Diabetes, Whitiora Diabetes Service, Middlemore Hospital, Accredited DNS, MHSc (Nursing), RN – Registered Nurse

Dr Ryan Paul - Endocrinologist, Waikato Regional Diabetes Service.

 MB ChB –Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, FRACP – Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, PhD – Doctor of Philosophy

 

 

 

Secretariat and Webmaster

Jan Brosnahan, University of Otago, Dunedin

 

Ex-officio

          Kevin Anderson - Novo Nordisk Ltd, Industry Representative

          Deborah Connor - President, Diabetes New Zealand

          Alison Fellerhoff - Newsweet editor

Co-opted

          Dr Helen Snell

 The executive committee is elected each year at the AGM