AFOEM Council

The Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) Council is responsible for the governance and direction of the Faculty, its committees and working groups.

The Faculty's function is to support the professional careers of Fellows and trainees of the Faculty through working with appropriate College Bodies and staff in relation to:

  • education, training and assessment of trainees
  • training and continual professional development
  • policy and advocacy
  • the assessment of overseas trained professionals
  • research
  • workforce

The AFOEM Council promotes and advance the body of knowledge in occupational and environmental medicine and act as an authoritative source of advice within the College. The Council is also responsible for recommendations of Faculty membership candidates to the College Board.

Read the Australasian Faculty of Occupational & Environmental Medicine By-law (PDF).


Professor Malcolm Sim AM, President

Dr Warren Harrex, President-elect

Dr Catherine Kelaher, ACT representative

Dr Alexandra Muthu, Aotearoa NZ representative

Dr Sandra McBurnie, NSW representative

Dr Robin Lee O’Toole (Sid), Qld representative

Dr Josh Munn, SA/NT representative

Dr Helen McArdle, Tas representative

Dr Andrea James, Vic representative

Dr Karina Powers, WA representative

Dr Alison Drewry, AFOEM Education Committee Chair

Dr Robin Chase, AFOEM Policy & Advocacy Committee Chair

Dr Dominic Yong, ANZSOM representative

vacant, Environmental Medicine Lead Fellow

Dr Michael Tombros, Trainee representative

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