After spending three decades performing and training ultrasound, Jennifer knows how to apply all the clinical skills required for optimal performance of ultrasound. In MSK ultrasound, it is about understanding the clinical presentation and applying your sonographic skills to deliver the correct diagnosis.
Jennifer worked as part of the Medical Team of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, providing MSK and general ultrasound to the 2,500 athletes and members of the Team Village. Jennifer has travelled twice to Cambodia as part of Radiology Across Borders to train Radiologists and GPs in the use of MSK ultrasound. In addition to her working commitments, Jennifer is an Accredited Examiner and Assessor for ASUM and has been examining for the ASUM Diploma of Medical Ultrasound for over twenty years. She is currently studying for Certification in Global Health Radiology.
Jennifer has presented at National Conferences for ASA and ASUM in diverse subjects Chest ultrasound in Trauma and Abdominal Vascular Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome. She has lectured at ASUM DMU Preparation Course. She has presented in New Zealand and in Australia in MSK Ultrasound at various workshops including ASUM, RACGP, and ACSEP.
Jennifer is a Master of Medical Ultrasound with Distinction, specialising in MSK ultrasound of the upper and lower limb.
Jennifer holds a Diploma of Medical Ultrasound (General) awarded from ASUM. Jennifer started her professional life as a Radiographer, holding an Associate Diploma of Medical Radiography. Jennifer has Training and Assessment Qualification Certificate IV TAE 40116. She is an Accredited Medical Sonographer.
Kylie graduated UQ medicine 1987, worked at RBWH, Bundaberg, Laidley, PAH and Ipswich. FACEM in 2005, and is currently Director of Emergency Medicine Training at Ipswich. She has been practising bedside ultrasound since 2002 and is an enthusiastic proponent of education in this area. Currently Kylie is researching lung ultrasound courtesy of a grant from Queensland Emergency Medicine Research Fund.
Colin completed his medical training and residency in Sydney Australia, for which he was awarded the Greg Monaghan Award for Intern of the Year. This was followed by a cell and molecular biology postgraduate research degree for which he was awarded the National Health and Medical Research Council Medical Scholarship. He then completed his radiology training in Sydney, followed by two subspecialty Diagnostic and Interventional Musculoskeletal Fellowships at the University of British Columbia, Canada and a Paediatric Imaging Fellowship at The Children’s Hospital, Sydney. He is the current Chair of the MRI Reference Group in the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) since 2017 and member of the Safety, Standards and Quality Committee. He is a regularly invited speaker for the Australasian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM), Australian Sonographers Association, Australian Institute of Ultrasound and Alexandra Academy for Clinical and Emergency Sonography. Colin is the Lead of MSK stream for the Scientific Committee of the Australasian Society of Ultrasound ASUM 2020 50th anniversary.
Colin is passionate about teaching and advancing knowledge in musculoskeletal imaging. He was an instructor in anatomy, radiology and medicine for Australian and New Zealand universities. He has over fifty international and scientific international conferences and multiple journal publications. Colin has helped Sports and Exercise specialists and physiotherapists diagnose and treat elite athletes. He was appointed MSK radiologist in the Medical Team, 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Dr Jackie Chua is a graduate of the University of Queensland. She obtained her DRCOG in the United Kingdom before returning to Queensland for her speciality training in Obstetrics in Gynaecology. She became a Fellow of the Royal College of Australian and New Zealand Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2005. She subsequently developed an interest in ultrasound and trained in the sub speciality for the Certificate in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Ultrasound in Medicine. She joined as a Director of QUFW in 2008. She is a Senior SMO at the Mater Mothers Hospital in the Centre for Maternal Fetal Medicine. Dr Chua is a member of the Australian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine, International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the Australia Association of Obstetrical and Gynaecological Ultrasonologists. She is the only Obstetrician Gynaecologist with sub-specialisation in COGU practicing in Queensland. Her special interests include fertility and endometriosis.
Associate Professor Robert Cincotta is an Obstetrician and sub-specialist in Maternal Fetal Medicine. His major interests are in fetal therapy, prenatal diagnosis and the management of complicated pregnancies. He is particularly interested in multiple pregnancies and has extensive experience in fetal laser surgery for Twin Twin Transfusion syndrome and introduced this service in Australia. He initially graduated and trained in Melbourne at the Royal Womens Hospital and the Mercy Hospitals. He undertook further training in the UK at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital and then moved to the Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the Mater Mothers Hospital in Brisbane where he became director. He then established Queensland Ultrasound for Women. He maintains an appointment at the Mater’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Department and has published extensively on various aspects of Maternal Fetal Medicine. He has been chairman of examiners for Maternal Fetal Medicine and is still an examiner for this subspecialty. He has also served as a member of the Queensland Maternal and Perinatal Quality Council.
Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide. Senior Visiting Medical Specialist, Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit, Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist.
Works in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Adelaide where he is a dedicated teacher and Examiner of V year medical students and of post graduate RANZCOG Trainees and is a Training Supervisor for Prevocational Trainee Medical Officers.
He has recently retired from 40 years of private practice and from public hospital practice where he worked as a SVMS in the Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit of the Adelaide Women’s and Children’s Hospital but remains involved in clinical practice by providing locum cover in provincial and teaching hospitals as well as performing reaccreditation visits of RANZCOG training centres in Australia and New Zealand.
He continues with his annual commitment to three perinatal centres in Indonesia where he holds an Honorary Professorship of the University of Udayana and in the Feto Maternal Medicine Division at Sanglah Hospital, Denpasar, Bali and is an External Examiner for the Indonesian College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
He has published over 60 papers in referred journals and has written book chapters in four editions of “High Risk Obstetrics – Management Options” and is an associate editor for two journals and is a reviewer of submitted papers for ANZJOG and BJOG.
He is the Convenor of the RANZCOG Birth Master Class Workshops which since 2012 have taught over 200 senior trainees and obstetric consultants the “Art of Complicated Vaginal Birth”.
Stuart developed an interest in ultrasound whilst training in a busy trauma unit in South Western Sydney and completed his first AIU course in 2004. With further courses and experience he developed a passion for bedside clinician performed ultrasound in a range of modalities and now has a 2-5MHz curved array probe instead of an examining hand! Stuart is a full-time Emergency Physician at the Gold Coast University Hospital emergency department having made the migration north from Sydney in 2014.
Claire is a sonographer whose clinical case mix is that of a generalist with a special interest in Musculoskeletal (MSK) and point of care ultrasound. Initially training as a radiographer in the United Kingdom before training as a sonographer. Over the last 25 years she has worked both privately and publicly as a tutor sonographer and currently works clinically with Q Scan Radiology (Gold Coast) as a senior sonographer. She has acted as a workshop presenter and facilitator for ASA, ASUM, ACEM and RANZCOG and has presented internationally for the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Society.
Her role as Educational Strategist and Senior Tutor at the Australian Institute of Ultrasound has enabled her to develop the educational material for the MSK course whilst teaching both sonographers and clinicians from a variety of MSK and Sports Medicine backgrounds.
Her current interests involve research into education and training methodology for clinicians.