Last updated: 08/02/2021The North Coast NSW Human Research Ethics Committee (NCNSW HREC) provides scientific and ethical review of human research:
- Conducted at Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNC LHD) and/or Northern New South Wales Local Health District (NNSW LHD); and/or
- involving participants, tissue or data accessed through MNC or NNSW LHDs.
The North Coast New South Wales (NCNSW) Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) is constituted and operates in accordance with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007) incorporating all updates by the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australian Research Council and Australian Vice-Chancellors’ Committee.
The current NCNSW HREC membership is:
|Dr David Hutton||Chairperson – Clinical Research|
|Dr Tony Lower||Chairperson – Non-Clinical Research|
|Mr Neal Marks||Layman|
|Dr Nicola Jayne||Laywoman|
|Ms Maria Kelly||Laywoman|
|Ms Dorothy (Dot) Holdom||Laywoman|
|Rev Simon Reeve||Pastoral Role|
|Mr Stephen Downs||Knowledge/Experience of Professional Care|
|Ms Karen Beattie||Knowledge/Experience of Professional Care|
|Ms Gowri Sriraman||Knowledge/Experience of Professional Care|
|Mr Ashley Handy||Knowledge/Experience of Professional Care|
|Mr Skye White||Knowledge/Experience of Professional Care|
|Ms Samantha Petersen||Knowledge/Experience of Professional Care|
|Ms Molly Magahy||Knowledge/Experience of Professional Care|
|Dr Kazi Rahman||Research Experience|
|Dr Christina Aggar||Research Experience|
|Dr Sabrina Pit||Research Experience|
|Dr Linda Ferrington||Research Experience|
|Ms L-A Thomas||Lawyer|
|Ms Amanda Tucker||Lawyer|
|Ms Alicia Northcott||Lawyer|
Interested in becoming a HREC member?
HREC members volunteer their time to review submissions before a meeting and to meet once a month by teleconference or by videoconferencing. HREC membership is for 3 years with the opportunity for extension.
We are currently seeking expressions of interest from individuals with current research experience relevant to research proposals considered by the NCNSW HREC.
If you are interested in volunteering your services please submit your curriculum vitae by email to the Executive Officer, NCNSW HREC at NNSWLHD-Ethics@health.nsw.gov.au.For more information, please call (02) 6672 0269.
Contact: Rebecca Lavery, Executive Officer to the North Coast NSW Human Research Ethics Committee.
Email: NNSWLHD-Ethics@health.nsw.gov.au or telephone (02) 6672 0269.
- Meeting schedule and submission deadlines
- NCNSW HREC Terms of Reference
- NSW Health research ethics and governance policies
- Research Ethics and Governance contact details