Deputy Chair: 2017 - 2019
Committees: Governance, Audit and Risk
Grants Advisory Panel: Healthy & Resilient Communities (Chair)
Sandra is a psychiatrist in private practice and honorary consultant psychiatrist at the Alfred Hospital. She is an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO), holds a Doctor of Medical Science (Honoris Causa) from the University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Sandra chairs the Human Research Ethics Committee of the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.
Sandra is a former President of the Australian Medical Association Victoria, and Vice-President of the Federal AMA.
Sandra is a board member of Entertainment Assist and has chaired the Boards of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the Mental Health Research Institute and Northern Health. She has also chaired the Australian Health Ethics Committee of the National Health and Medical Research Council.
Sandra was the inaugural psychiatrist of the Alfred Hospital Heart-Lung Transplant Unit. Her private practice area of expertise is post-traumatic stress disorder, and her extensive medicolegal practice includes expert witness work related to sexual abuse, crimes compensation, professional misconduct and medical negligence.