Staff profiles

Staff Specialists

Professor Jerry Greenfield MBBS (Hons1), PhD, FRACP

Head of Department | Department of Endocrinology and Director Diabetes Service | St Vincent's Hospital Sydney
Principal Research Fellow and Co-laboratory Head | Clinical Diabetes, Appetite and Metabolism Laboratory | Diabetes and Metabolism Division | Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Clinical Associate Dean | St Vincent's Clinical School | Faculty of Medicine | UNSW Sydney

 

Associate Professor Alexander Viardot MBBS, PhD, FRACP

Deputy Director (joint), Diabetes Service | Department of Endocrinology | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney
Group Leader | Prader-Willi Syndrome and Genetic Forms of Diabetes Research Group | Clinical Diabetes, Appetite and Metabolism Laboratory | Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Conjoint Associate Professor | St Vincent's Clinical School | Faculty of Medicine | UNSW Sydney

 

Associate Professor Roger Chen MBBS (Hons), FRACP, PhD

Senior Staff Specialist | Department of Endocrinology | St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
Visiting Scientist | Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Conjoint Associate Professor | 
St Vincent's Clinical School | Faculty of Medicine | University of New South Wales, Sydney
Clinical Associate Professor | Office of Medical Education | University of Sydney

 

Associate Professor Katherine Tonks BSc(Med), MBBS(Hons), MPH(Hons),PhD, FRACP

Deputy Director (joint), Diabetes Service | Department of Endocrinology | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney
Clinical Researcher | Clinical Diabetes, Appetite and Metabolism Laboratory | Diabetes and Metabolism Division | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

 

Dr Joel Lasschuit BMedSc MBBS (Hons), FRACP

Staff Specialist | Department of Endocrinology | St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
PhD Candidate | Diabetes & Metabolism Division | Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Conjoint Lecturer | Faculty of Medicine | University of New South Wales, Sydney

 

Dr Jennifer Snaith FRACP, MBBS (Hons), BMedSci

Staff Specialist | Department of Endocrinology | St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
PhD Candidate | Diabetes & Metabolism | Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Research Fellow | UNSW Sydney | Clinical Associate Lecturer | University of Sydney

 

Medical Registrars

Dr Ruth Frampton – Endocrine Advanced Trainee

Dr Bonnie Lee – Endocrine Advanced Trainee

 

Nursing Manager 

Ms Gael Holters  

Nurse Manager | Credentialled Diabetes Educator | Diabetes Service | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

 

Dietitians

Ms Leanne Gregory BSc (Nut) (Hons), GradCert (DiabEd&Mgmt), APD, CDE

Senior Diabetes Dietitian | Credentialled Diabetes Educator Diabetes Service | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney


Ms Hayley Patterson BNutrDiet(Hons), GradCert (DiabEd&Mgmt), APD, CDE

Senior Diabetes Dietitian | Credentialled Diabetes Educator | Diabetes Service | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

 

Ms Cheryl Lum BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics, GradCert (DiabEd&Mgmt), APD

Senior Diabetes Dietitian Diabetes Service | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

 

Diabetes Educators

Mr Liam Collins MNursPrac, GradCert (DiabEd&Mgmt), RN, CDE

Nurse Practitioner | Credentialled Diabetes Educator | Diabetes Service | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

 

Ms Penny Morris GradDipPH, BA(Leisure Studies), RN, CDE

Clinical Nurse Consultant  | Credentialled Diabetes Educator | Diabetes Service | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

 

Ms Kate Worton GradCert (DiabEd&Mgmt), RN, CDE

Clinical Nurse Specialist | Credentialled Diabetes Educator | Diabetes Service | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

 

Ms Catherine Finneran GradCert (DiabEd&Mgmt), RN, CDE

Clinical Nurse Consultant | Credentialled Diabetes Educator | Diabetes Service | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

 

Ms Lucia Marhava GradCert (DiabEd&Mgmt), RN, CDE

Registered Nurse | Credentialled Diabetes Educator | Diabetes Service | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

 

Pharmacist

Ms Jane Ludington BPharm, DipHospPharm, MHPEd, AACPA, CDE

Senior Pharmacist | Credentialled Diabetes Educator | Diabetes Service | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

 

Social Worker

Ms Claire Geluk BSW, GDipCounsel

Social Worker | Diabetes Service | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

 

Exercise Physiologist

Mr Devlin Higgins 

Exercise Physiologist | Diabetes Service | St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

 

Administration

Ms Angela Piccione

Ms Juliette Proberts

 

Volunteer/Consumer Representative

Ms Fran Macpherson