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Appendix 2. Working groups on permanent impairment

This page lists the coordinating committee and working group members associated with the guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment.

Permanent impairment coordinating committees

Permanent impairment coordinating committee 2013

NamePosition
Mr Gary JefferyChair
Mr Kim GarlingWorkCover Independent Review Officer
Ms Alisha Wilde/ Mr Shay DegauraUnions NSW
Dr Mark BurnsAustralian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Associate Professor Michael FearnsideAssociate Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Dr John HarrisonOrthopaedic Surgeon, Australian Orthopaedic Association, Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Dr Yvonne SkinnerPsychiatrist, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
Prof Ian CameronProfessor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
Dr Roger PillemerWorkers Compensation Commission, Senior Approved Medical Specialist
Dr Michael GliksmanAustralian Medical Association
Dr Neil BerryRoyal Australasian College of Surgeons
Mr Kevin GillinghamWorkCover WA
Mr David Caulfied/Mr Phil WaddasWorkCover SA
Ms Meg BrightonWorkSafe ACT

Permanent impairment coordinating committee 2008

NamePosition
Mr Rob ThomsonChair
Ms Mary YaagerUnions NSW
Dr Ian GardnerWorkers Compensation and Workplace Occupational Health and Safety Council of NSW
Associate Professor Michael FearnsideAssociate Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Dr John HarrisonOrthopaedic Surgeon, Australian Orthopaedic Association, Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Dr Yvonne SkinnerPsychiatrist, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
Prof Roger PillemerApproved Medical Specialist
Dr Michael GliksmanAustralian Medical Association
Dr Neil BerryRoyal Australasian College of Surgeons

Permanent impairment coordinating group 2001

NamePosition
Dr Jim StewartChair
Ms Kate McKenzieWorkCover
Mr John RobertsonLabor Council of NSW
Ms Mary YaagerLabor Council of NSW
Dr Ian GardnerMedical Representative to Workers Compensation and Workplace Occupational Health and Safety Council of NSW
Dr Stephen BuckleyRehabilitation Physician
Prof Michael FearnsideProfessor of Neurosurgery
Dr John HarrisonOrthopaedic Surgery
Dr Jonathan PhillipsPsychiatrist
Prof Bill MarsdenProfessor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr Dwight DowdaOccupational Physician
Associate Professor Ian CameronAssociate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
Dr Robin ChaseAustralian Medical Association
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Dr Roger PillemerOrthpaedic Surgeon
Dr John DIxon HughesGeneral Surgeon
Dr Yvonne SkinnerPsychiatrist

Working groups