Associate Professor Godfrey Isouard

Associate Professor in Health Management - School of Health

Godfrey Isouard

Phone: +61 0267733954

Email: gisouard@une.edu.au

Biography

Godfrey Isouard is Vice President Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) and Associate Professor of Health Management in the School of Health at the University of New England. He has a medical science and public health background, and over the past 20 year period has held senior academic appointments, including positions of Head of School, Associate Dean and Provost. Prior to moving to academia, Godfrey held senior clinical and health service executive positions within NSW Health.

Godfrey is the Immediate Past President of the NSW ACHSM Branch Council and a member of the National Management Committee of the Society for Health Administration Programs in Education (SHAPE). He is currently chair of the National ACHSM Education Committee, Foundation Member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, ACHSM Fellowship examiner, and Past President and Past National Secretary SHAPE. On NSW ACHSM State Branch Council he has served as President, Senior Vice President, Chair of various sub-committees including the Education Committee, Policy and Research Committee and State Conference Committees. He is also current Regional Network leader for Australasia/ Asia Pacific region of the University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), the largest global HM professional association.

His research interests focus on leadership, evaluation and review of organisational performance, the health management workforce, and, quality and safety improvement. Over the past three years Godfrey and colleague Jo Martins have investigated the framework of competencies and skills for the management of systemic changes in the Australian health services, focussing on gaps in current MHM curricula. The findings of these investigations were presented at the recent AUPHA Conference in Miami, Florida.

Qualifications

BSc (UNSW), MHA (UNSW), PhD (UWS), MLE (Harvard), FCHSM, FACBS, AFAIM

Publications

Link to Associate Professor Isouard's publications list