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Biographical entry Alexander, Jennifer Anne (1950 - )

FRACMA, FAFPHM, FCHSE, MAICD

Born
13 January 1950
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Physician and Medical administrator

Summary

Jennifer Alexander worked at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney for around 14 years, firstly as a clinician then as Deputy Director and later Director of Medical Services (1984-1989). This was the start a very successful career in medical administration. In 1989 Alexander was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sydney's Westmead Hospital and Community Health Services. She is currently CEO of the Australian and New Zealand Health Management Network.

Details

Jennifer Alexander has been a member and president of many boards and committees, she has a long list of publications and a very impressive educational record; Bachelor of Medicine (MB), Bachelor of Surgery (BS), Master s in Health Planning, Masters of Commerce (Mcom). Her achievements have been recognized widely with fellowship appointments to the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators (FRACMA), the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (FAFPHM), Australian College of Health Service Executives (FCHSE) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD).

Events

1974 - 1977
Career position - Intern/Resident Medical Officer at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
1977 - 1979
Career position - Clinical Superintendent at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
1979 - 1984
Career position - Deputy Director of Medical Services at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
1984 - 1989
Career position - Director of Medical Services at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
1989 - 1996
Career position - Chief Executive Officer at the Westmead Hospital and Community Health Services in New South Wales
1989 - 1997
Career position - Member of the New South Wales Medical Board
1993 - 1998
Career position - Commissioner of the Health Insurance Commission
1994 -
Career position - International Visiting Fellow at King's Fund College, London
1994 - 1996
Career position - President of the Medico-Legal Society of New South Wales
1994 - 1996
Career position - President of the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators
1995 - 1997
Career position - Director of the Health Communication Network
1996 -
Career position - Executive Director at The Centre for Leadership and Learning
1998
Career position - Director of Medibank Private
1999 -
Career position - Director of the Health Communication Network Ltd.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings of Jennifer Alexander, doctor, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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