Office for ResearchLevel 3 Western Centre for Health, Research & Education (CHRE)Sunshine HospitalFurlong RoadSt Albans VIC 3021
Operating Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Please send all Ethics and Governance enquiries to: [email protected]Please send all Research Facilitation enquires to: [email protected]
Prof Edward JanusDirector of ResearchPhone: 03 8395 8073Email: [email protected]
Mr Bill Karanatsios ManagerPhone: 03 8395 8073Email: [email protected] or [email protected] or [email protected]
Providing oversight and support of the Western Health Office for Research including:
General queries, Ethics, Governance, Legal & financial compliance, policies, procedures, Research Facilitation, Research Report and Research Week.
Mrs Kerrie RussellEthics Administrative OfficerPhone: 03 8395 8074 (Mon, Tue & Thu)Email: [email protected]
Supporting Researchers with liaison to the Western Health Low Risk Ethics Panel (LREP) regarding Quality Assurance (QA) Applications, Amendments for QA & Low risk, SSA Administrative Amendments, payments and general queries.
Ms Virginia MaResearch Governance OfficerPhone: 03 8395 8072 (Mon, Tue & Thu); 03 8395 8074 (Wed &Fri)Email: [email protected]
Providing support, advice and assistance with enquiries regarding the Victorian Streamlined Ethical Review Process (SERP), Interstate Mutual Acceptance (IMA), SSA Submissions for new and on-going projects and assisting researchers and liaison with the Western Health Low Risk Ethics Panel regarding new Low Risk Applications.
Ms Tilini GunatillakeEthics Submission OfficerPhone: 03 8395 8059Email: [email protected]
Facilitate the work up of ethics and governance
submissions for commercially sponsored trials in order to support clinical
trials across the organisation and permit Research Coordinators to concentrate
on patient recruitment. In this capacity, Tilini will also act as the primary
contact for your department, Office for Research and the commercial