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ADS Sub Committees

ADS Sub Committees

ADS Office Bearers for 2022-24:

RolePosition  Representative
ADS Office BearersPresidentAnthony Russell
President Elect and Vice PresidentJosephine Forbes
Honorary SecretaryJonathan Shaw
Honorary TreasurerSpiros Fourlanos
Chief Executive OfficerSof Andrikopoulos

Representative appointments on the following ADS & External Committees for 2022-24:

Role Committees Representatives
ADS Key Strategic Pillars Clinical Standards/Guidelines (Medical Affairs Committee) Chair: Jonathan Shaw
Members: Stephen Stranks, Jane Holmes-Walker, Jerry Greenfield, Sophia Zoungas, Gary Deed, Prof Michael Horowitz, Elif Ekinci, Diana Mackay, Soshana Sztal-Mazer, Sof Andrikopoulos
Research (Scientific Affairs) Committee Chair: Josephine Forbes
Members: Alicia Jenkins, Christopher Nolan, David McIntyre, John Wentworth, Ryan Jalleh, Magdalene Montgomery, Matthew Hare, Melkam Kebede, Trevor Biden, Taryn Black, Sof Andrikopoulos
Advocacy Committee Chair: Anthony Russell
Members: Anna McLean, Dr Emma Hamilton, Glynis Ross, Jonathan Shaw, Josephine Forbes, Karin Jandeleit-Dahm, Mary White, Natassia Rodrigo, Stephen Stranks, Tomasz Block, Taryn Black, Sof Andrikopoulos
Education Committee Chair: Glynis Ross
Members: Jane Holmes-Walker, Melkam Kebede, Rahul Barmanray, Vincent Wong, Roger Chen, Ross Laybutt, Roy Rasalam, Shanal Kumar, Anna Wood, Sof Andrikopoulos, Natalie Wischer, Linda Valenzisi
ADS Divisions National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC) Chair: Christopher Nolan
Members: Natalie Wischer (NADC CEO), Anna Wood, Anthony Russell, Glynis Ross, Marg McGill, Sophia Zoungas, Elaine Pretorius, Konrad Kangru, Michelle Robins, Elizabeth Davies
Diabetes Feet Australia (DFA) Chair: Byron Perrin
Members: Anthony Russell, Stephen Twigg, Natalie Wischer, Jon Golledge, Rob Fitridge, Hayley Ryan, Laurens manning, Vivienne Chuter, Emma Hamilton, Peter Lazzarini
ADS Subcommittees Living Diabetes Guidelines Development Group Chair: Sophia Zoungas
Members: Sof Andrikopoulos, Spiros Fourlanos, Christopher Nolan, Richard MacIsaac, Glynis Ross, Jerry Greenfield, Jonathan Shaw, Tanya Millard, Heath White
Diabetes and Liver Disease Committee Chair: Stephen Twigg
Members: Jonathan Shaw, Mark Gorrell, Sarah Parry, Sunita Date, Tania Markovic, Tim Davis, Thora Chai, Natalie Wischer, Ashim Sinha, Jacob George, Leons Adams, Koya Ayonrinde
Early Career Network Subcommittee Chair: Shanal Kumar
Members: Lisa Raven, Anna Wood, Jina Rhou, Melkam Kebede, Ross Laybutt, Lisa Nicholas
ADS Council Committees ADS/ADEA Collaborative Committee Anthony Russell, Josephine Forbes, Sof Andrikopoulos
RACP Adult Medicine Division Anthony Russell (Alt: Jerry Greenfield)
Australian Diabetes Data Network (ADDN) Anthony Russell
ADS NDSS Committees Medical, Education & Scientific Advisory Committee (MESAC) Sue Lyn Lau, Gregory Ong, Rebecca Goldstein, Natalie Nanayakkara
MESAC CGM Subcommittee Chair: Glynis Ross
Members: Stephen Stranks, Anthony Russell, Christopher Nolan, Sarah Price, Amanda Bartlett
NDSS Foot Forward for Diabetes Program Stephen Twigg, Natalie Wischer, Sof Andrikopoulos
ADS ADC Committees 2024 ADC (Perth) Program Organising Committee Co-Chairs (Clinical): Jerry Greenfield, Spiros Fourlanos
Co-Chairs (Basic Science): Melkham Kebede, Ross Laybutt
Members: Sof Andrikopoulos, Linda Valenzisi, Shanal Kumar (ECN Chair)
2024 ADC (Perth) Local Organising Committee Sof Andrikopoulos, Linda Valenzisi

Conflict of Interest Policy

The Australian Diabetes Society complies with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission obligations and manages conflict of interest accordingly of its responsible persons and associated committee members. Please view ADS’s COI Policy.