Macquarie’s Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite appointed to prominent international board

7 October 2015

Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite from the Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, has been invited to serve on the Board of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) following an international election.

The Board appointment is decided through a worldwide survey of ISQua members.

“I am most grateful to the international community for their support, and the trust they have placed in me,” said Professor Braithwaite.

“Representing the international community as we make the next set of gains in quality improvement and patient safety is indeed an honour. I look forward to working with my fellow Board Members and other stakeholders in emerging and developed economies who are striving to design better health systems and deliver better care to the populations they serve,” said Professor Braithwaite.

Professor Braithwaite joins fellow Board electees and existing Board Members, Professor Cliff Hughes, Australia (President), Professor David Bates, USA (immediate Past President), Ms Wendy Nicklin, Canada (President Elect), Dr Janne Lehmann Knudsen, Denmark, Dr Wui-Chiang Lee, Taiwan, Professor Yuichi Imanaka, Japan, Dr Bhunpendra Kumar Rana, India, Professor Villis Marshall, Australia, Mr Duncan Inverarity, Ireland (Board Member), Professor Sheila Leatherman, USA (Honorary Advisor, Lower and Middle Income Countries), Professor Bruce Barraclough, Australia (Honorary Advisor, Education), Mr Russell McGowan, Australia (Honorary Advisor, Patient Perspective Representative) Professor Yu-Chuan (Jack) Li, Taiwan (Honorary Advisor, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal for Quality in Health Care).

ISQua’s mission is to inspire, promote and support continuous improvement in the safety and quality of health care worldwide, through a network that spans 100 countries and five continents.


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