Board & Committees

    • Peter Ebeling

      Professor Peter Ebeling AO

      Chair

      Professor Peter Ebeling is an endocrinologist, researcher and Head of the Monash University Department of Medicine at Monash Health. He is the former long-standing Honorary Medical Director of Healthy Bones Australia (formerly Osteoporosis Australia), current board member of the International Osteoporosis Foundation, Past President of the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society and Past President of the Endocrine Society of Australia. Peter is passionate about improving bone health in Australia. He has devoted decades of service to osteoporosis awareness and research. In 2015 Peter was made an Officer of the General Division of the Order of Australia for distinguished services to the field of bone health.

    • Martin McGrath

      Martin McGrath

      Treasurer

      Martin McGrath has been a partner at KPMG for over 25 years and is an experienced financial services auditor. While working with KPMG Martin has been based in Sydney, Brisbane, London and Kuala Lumpur and has extensive experience working with national and international clients. He is a lead partner for KPMG on ASX Top 100 companies with a focus on the banking and wealth management sectors. For ten years Martin was the Partner in Charge of KPMG Australia’s Department of Professional Practice, placing him at the forefront of technical accounting, auditing, risk and regulatory developments. Martin is a former President and Council member of the University of Sydney’s Accounting Foundation.

    • Peter Wong

      Professor Peter Wong

      Medical Director

      Professor Wong is Head of Rheumatology, Western Sydney Local Health District, Clinical Professor in the Sydney Medical School and MD Research co-Coordinator at the Westmead Clinical School. He is Medical Director and Chair, Healthy Bones Australia Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee. Prof Wong spent 11 years in clinical practice in the regional city of Coffs Harbour, NSW, where he helped establish the first Fracture Prevention Clinic and the first Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Service in regional Australia. Due to the shortage of rheumatologists in regional Australia, he continues to visit Coffs Harbour regularly. Peter completed a PhD at Melbourne University in 2006 looking at the molecular biology of inflammatory arthritis and bone disease and holds a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Newcastle University with particular expertise in assessment of osteoporosis refracture prevention models of care and bone health in men commencing androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer. He is passionate about bone health and improving osteoporosis management in Australia.

    • Mark Cooper

      Professor Mark Cooper

      Director

      Professor Mark Cooper is Head of Medicine at Concord Clinical School, University of Sydney, and is head of the Adrenal Steroid Lab at the ANZAC Research Institute. Mark is President-Elect of Australian & New Zealand Bone & Mineral Society and a previous Deputy Chair of the Healthy Bones Australia Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee. Until 2012 he was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, UK. and metabolic bone physician at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. His clinical and research interests include metabolic bone disease and adrenal steroid physiology. He was previously the Bertram Abraham’s Lecturer in Physiology at the Royal College of Physicians of London (2011). He collaborates extensively with other research groups and has served on committees for the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research. He combines clinical practice with translational research.

    • Alexi Baker

      Director

      Alexi is a director and executive with 20 years’ experience across media, sport, digital and finance. Alexi was most recently Chief Customer and Digital Officer of National Rugby League (NRL) where she was responsible for all consumer revenue streams, digital, marketing and customer experience. Prior to the NRL, Alexi spent nine years across various roles with Nine Entertainment Co including Managing Director Commercial and Director of Strategy and M&A. Prior to this she worked in investment banking at Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse. Alexi is currently a Non-Executive Director of Rugby Australia and Global Traffic Network. Alexi holds Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) Degrees from the University of New South Wales. Alexi has also completed the Executive Program at Stanford and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

    • Peter Wong

      Professor Peter Wong

      Head of Rheumatology, Western Sydney Local Health District

    • Weiwen Chen

      Dr Weiwen Chen

      Deputy Chair Healthy Bones Australia Medical Committee. Endocrinologist, St Vincent’s Hospital.

    • Belinda Beck

      Professor Belinda Beck

      School of Allied Health Sciences- exercise and sport, Griffith University. Researcher in exercise and bone health.

    • Chrsitian Girgis

      Dr Christian Girgis

      Staff Specialist Endocrinology, Conjoint Senior Lecturer Royal North Shore, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney

    • Robin Daly

      Professor Robin Daly

      Chair, Exercise and Ageing, Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University. President, Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia and Frailty Research.

    • Charles Inderjee

      Professor Charles Inderjeeth

      Clinical Professor, University of Western Australia. Consultant Physician – Geriatrician and Rheumatologist.

    • Cherie Chiang

      Dr Cherie Chiang

      Head of Chemical Pathology, Melbourne Health Pathology Endocrinologist, Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Melbourne Hospital

    • Frances Milat

      A/Professor Frances Milat

      Endocrinologist; Head, Metabolic Bone Services, Monash Health, Melbourne

    • Nick Pocock

      A/Professor Nick Pocock

      Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Nuclear Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney.

    • Carlos El Haddad

      Dr Carlos El Haddad

      Staff Specialist Rheumatologist Rheumatology Department / Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service Liverpool Hospital

    • Sonia Stanton

      Dr Sonia Stanton

      Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Endocrinology, Canberra Health Services, ACT Government

    • Shoshana Sztal-Mazer

      Dr Shoshana Sztal-Mazer

      Endocrinologist, Clinical Lead, Metabolic Bone Service, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Alfred Health , Melbourne

    • A/Professor Susan Liew

      Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon Director Orthopaedic Surgery, The Alfred Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Monash University

    • Elaine Cotter

      Elaine Cotter

      Committee Member

    • Carole David

      Carole David

      Committee Member

    • Weiwen Chen

      Dr Weiwen Chen

      Endocrinologist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney

    • Belinda Beck

      Professor Belinda Beck

      School of Allied Health Sciences at Griffith University. Researcher in exercise and bone health.

    • Chris Hogan

      A/Prof Chris Hogan

      GP and A/Professor, University of Melbourne

    • Jane Elliot

      Dr Jane Elliott

      GP, North Adelaide and Past-President Australasian Menopause Society

    • Kimberley Martin

      Kimberley Martin

      Committee Member

    • Michelle Doyle

      Michelle Doyle

      Committee Member