The team at North Coast General Practice Training bring diverse skills and experience to the organisation, allowing us to be flexible and responsive.
Sharyn White (MPA (Management); Grad Dip Social Science; BNsg; Adj Prof Fellow - SCU) is an experienced health sector executive who is passionate about delivering innovative programs to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and the community. She brings a career long commitment to working collaboratively with clinicians in the design of programs and has a proven track record of developing and sustaining strong partnerships across the health sector.
Dr Hilton Koppe (MB BS MFM FRACGP) is a GP from Lennox Head. He combines his clinical work with an active role in medical education, training new and experienced GPs within the region and around Australia. Since 2003, Hilton has been running reflective and expressive writing workshops for doctors and other health professionals with the goal of deepening their compassion, overcoming professional isolation and reducing risk of burn out. In 2015, Hilton was invited to present this work as Visiting Professor in Medicine and Humanities at Harvard Medical School.
Deborah McPherson brings extensive management experience to NCGPT. She has held senior roles within the primary healthcare sector. She has also worked for the world's largest consulting companies, including IBM, where one of her roles was to design and deploy professional development initiatives for managers and staff.
Cheryl Constance (BN GCert) is a Registered Nurse with clinical and management experience across acute care, primary and aged care. With a passion for quality in health care and staff development, Cheryl has been actively involved in the design of high quality clinical education with a focus on areas of identified need.
Alicia Andrew is a strategically minded and experienced marketing professional with a range of industry experience. She has a creative flare that compliments her ability to implement digital communication strategies.
Cathy Levins-Byres has diverse experience serving corporate and government clients in driving revenue, managing stakeholder relationships and delivering innovative projects across retail, music, arts, granular and major events and urban place making.
This journey includes being co-founder and Director of an Event Management Company and successive management roles in the NSW Government as Place Manager, Retail Strategist, Project Manager, Activation Strategist and Strategic Stakeholder Manager.
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