Health Care Management
Professor Judith Dwyer has worked in the Department of Health Care Management for 8 years, and was formerly the head of the Department of Health Policy and Management at La Trobe University's School of Public Health. She is a former CEO of Southern Health Care Network in Melbourne, and of Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide, and has worked in the Australian health system for more than 20 years in a broad range of community, hospital and government settings. Professor Dwyer's research is focused on health system governance and design, with a particular interest in Aboriginal health services; and she teaches in the Department's Master of Health Administration Program. Professor Dwyer is a Research Program Leader for the Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, and is Deputy Chair of the Board of the Cancer Council, South Australia, and a member of the Board of Cancer Council Australia.
BA (Queensland), MBA (Adelaide), Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management.
Professor Dwyer's research is focused on governance, funding and accountability in health care.
: Aboriginal health services
Professor Dwyer is Deputy Chair of the Board of Cancer Council SA and is a member of the national executive of the Society for Health Administration Programs in Education.