Allied Health Professionals

Mr David Shaw

Mr David Shaw

BHlthSc(Pod), BSc(ExPhys), Byron Bay NSW

Podiatrist

David founded one of the first digitally networked health practices in Northern NSW back in 2003 which has since grown to 12 clinics across Northern NSW and Southeast QLD. His company also hosts the largest Prosthetics & Orthotics lab in the region which utilises the latest in CADCAM and 3D P&O manufacturing technology. David is an active member of the North Coast Clinical Council, the North Coast Primary Health Network and more recently the Primary Care Advisory Group for the Government’s Leading Better Value Care initiative. His experience provides a broad insight into the struggles Primary Care Clinicians have with efficient and efficacious P2P communication and data sharing. David’s passion is to improve this situation led him towards his current role as a CRL for the ADHA. David remains a Director while working part-time as a private clinical podiatrist in his practices.

 

Mr George Dervenis

Mr George Dervenis

BHlthSc, MPhysioPrac, APAM, Melbourne VIC

Physiotherapist

George graduated from LaTrobe University with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice. Throughout his training, he gained a broad range of experience across Melbourne’s major metropolitan hospitals in areas including ICU, multi-trauma, orthopaedics, neurological rehabilitation and cardiothoracics. He has since worked in private practice where he has worked predominantly with athletes and treated a range of musculoskeletal conditions. George is currently the physiotherapist for an amateur AFL club in the VAFA and has worked for a range of clubs within the VAFA and WRFL. Alongside AFL athletes he enjoys treating runners and analysing and correcting running technique for optimal performance. George has developed a particular interest for sports and spinal injuries, having undertaken postgraduate studies in both areas. He is also a qualified Clinical Pilates instructor, which he finds helpful.

 

Mr Jamie Marshall

Mr Jamie Marshall

M.Psych (Clinical), B.A. (Hons.) (Psych.), Grad. Dip. Soc. Sci., MAPS, Inverell NSW

Clinical Psychologist

Jamie Marshall is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice in North West NSW. He has experience working with people across the lifespan, from adults to teens, and children. He has an interest in autism, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, Workcover-related psychological injuries, and working with those who have a disability under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). He also has extensive experience working with Aboriginal people. Jamie is currently completing a PhD in the area of digital mental health where he is specifically looking at the effectiveness of mental health apps for smartphones and tablet devices. As a Clinical Reference Lead for the Australian Digital Health Agency, Jamie would like to utilise his areas of expertise, including knowledge of digital mental health, living and working in a rural area, working with Aboriginal people, and advancing the cause of people suffering with a mental illness.

 

Dr Shane Cross

Dr Shane Cross

B. Psych (Hons), M. Psych (Clinical), PhD, Wollongong/Sydney NSW

Clinical Psychologist Researcher

Shane is a Clinical Psychologist 20 years’ clinical experience in child, adolescent and young adult mental health across primary, secondary and tertiary service settings. He has worked in clinical leadership and management roles across 3 headspace services and was a previous Director of Clinical and Service Implementation on Project Synergy, a large project building and implementing a customised digital mental health platform to improve service quality. Shane is currently a part time Clinical Psychologist at headspace Camperdown, and a researcher with the Youth Mental Health and Technology Team at the Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney. He has published over 20 articles and has research interests in person-centred and outcome-focussed care, clinical staging, and service delivery models integrated with new and emerging health technology. Shane also consults with a number of organisations on person-centred service re-design, development and quality improvement; building and integrating digital health technology into practice; and clinical training. He is a member of the Expert Advisory Group for the Department of Health National Assessment and Referral (Stepped Care) Project and now a Clinical Reference Lead with the Digital Health Agency.

 

Mr Tom McMillan

Mr Tom McMillan

BPhysio MMuscPhysio APAM, FACP, MAICD, Mackay QLD

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist| Director | Lecturer

Tom is a young business and community leader, experienced health and education manager and musculoskeletal physiotherapist (FACP). He has a unique allied health perspective and the ability to seek out opportunities for healthcare integration. He is a disruptive innovator, skilled in information technology with strong business and financial background. He is executive director and owner of the Physio Plus Group which provides multidisciplinary allied health services in private practices, private hospitals, aged care, occupational health and elite sports in two Australian states.