Office of the Head of School

The Senior Manager supports the Office of the Head of School and is able to assist with enquiries to the Head of School or redirect your path to the relevant academic or professional service area within the School. 


The Senior Management Accountant is responsible for the provision of overall financial management advice and related services to the client portfolio, by delivering sound financial analysis and advice to inform period financial planning, forecasting and monitoring.

The Financial Services Coordinator is responsible for the management and delivery of all finance transaction services undertaken to meet the operational and service delivery needs of the Faculty. This includes transactions related to accounts payable, invoicing, creditor and debtor management, registration of assets, and processing of journal entries.


HDR support

The HDR Liaison Officers (HLOs) provide advice and assistance to HDR students and supervisors about HDR opportunities, applications, scholarships, enrolment, candidature management, milestones and thesis submission.

Email the team at or see all Health Team HLO contact details on the Graduate School website.

The Directors of Research Training for the Greater Brisbane Clinical School are:

Royal Brisbane and Prince Charles-Northside Clinical Units:
DHDR Associate Professor Judith Greer

PA-Southside, Child Health QLD, Greenslopes and Ipswich Clinical Units:
DHDR Dr Graham Leggatt

Primary Care, Sunshine Coast and Uniting Care Health Clinical Units:
DHDR Professor Diann Eley

Mater Clinical Unit:
DHDR Associate Professor Paul Dawson

Diamantina Institute:
DHDR Associate Professor Emma Hamilton-Williams 

St Lucia Clinical Unit:
DHDR Associate Professor Michael Piper

Human resources

The Faculty of Medicine HR Team is responsible for enabling the achievement of the Faculty’s strategic objectives and supporting the broader University’s ambitions through attracting, developing and retaining talented, engaged and high performing staff.  The Faculty HR Team provides a full range of end to end HR services including (but not limited to) recruitment, workplace relations, change management, organisational development and coaching for leaders.


The infrastructure team coordinate and provide oversight on a broad range of facilities management issues to ensure the effective operation, utilisation and preservation of buildings and assets across the entire Faculty of Medicine. The infrastructure team liaises with, and provides facilities management advice to all Faculty staff and students. The team also coordinates medium and long term space management and planning activities to support the Faculty’s teaching and research strategic objectives. Working with the University’s Property and Facilities Division (P&F) and the various hospital and health service providers they oversee maintenance works and construction projects on behalf of the Faculty. 

Marketing and communications

From media and communications and social media to video production, brand queries and website development, we are the team to contact. While we have a team of specialists based at Herston, we are structured in a way that allows you to build a relationship directly with two of our Managers. For media support, contact the Media and Communications Manager. For all other queries, contact the Marketing and Communications Manager. For internal newsletters, email


The Faculty of Medicine OHS team comprises five members with a broad spectrum of technical knowledge and experience with systems for the safe management of: 

  • biologicals and biosecurity 
  • chemicals, including prohibited and restricted carcinogens, chemicals of security concern 
  • radiation 
  • ergonomics 
  • clinical teaching and practice 
  • laboratory design and management 
  • plant and equipment
  • drugs and poisons
  • animal and human research ethics
  • occupational hygiene, including hearing and allergen surveillance
  • field work and event planning 
  • emergency procedures 
  • risk assessments and incident investigations

The Manager of Occupational Health and Safety coordinates the Faculty OHS team and develops and implements OHS policy, collaborating with the UQ HSW Division to develop greater consistency and transparency of OHS management practices across the Faculty and the University.

All members of the team are available to assist and advise on any issues relating to OHS or other general compliance issues. Contact

  • Dr Paul Lovelock

    Dr Paul Lovelock

    Manager, Occupational Health & Safety & Manager, Occup Health & Safety
    Infrastructure and Research Operations (Medicine)
  • Deon Knight

    Mr Deon Knight

    Safety Manager
    Infrastructure and Research Operations (Medicine)

Research support

The team work closely together to provide advice on research funding schemes and opportunities, coordinate funding application processes, and link researchers to other sections in relation to research governance, compliance obligations and the conduct and reporting of your research projects.  



  • Dr Lisa Tom

    Research Development Officer
    Research Strategy and Support (Medicine)
  • Dr Megan Grace

    Dr Megan Grace

    Research Development Manager
    School of Public Health
  • Noni Creasey

    Noni Creasey

    Research Development Manager
    School of Clinical Medicine

Research partnerships

Our Research Partnerships Managers (RPM) facilitate the interaction between UQ researchers and their external partners, ranging from industry to government departments. They identify suitable partners and assist with the management of research contracts and agreements, liaising with all of the relevant areas of UQ on your behalf. They are also able to advise on industry facing funding schemes that may be utilised to leverage funding.

Contact Trish if you are from SOCM (Greenslopes-CU, Ipswich-CU, Northside-CU, PA-Southside-CU, Primary Care-CU, Royal Brisbane-CU, St Lucia-CU), or RCS.

Contact Simon if you are from OMD, OME, or Ochsner.