Promotion of History

Promotion of History

I am a past President and current Council member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine; Secretary of the Ku-ring-gai Historical Society; and a Patron and member of the publications committee of the Ryde District Historical Society. I contribute to the newsletters of these three societies.

Other former honorary positions include with the NSW Society of the History of Medicine (past President); Professional Historians Australia (NSW & ACT) (Membership Secretary); Australian Historical Association (Secretary); Religious History Society of Australia (committee member); and Oral History Association,  NSW (committee member).

I have helped organise conferences in Australia and overseas, and have judged student/research grants for the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine, Oral History Australia, and the American Association for the History of Nursing.  Since 2016, I have assisted with conferences run by the Australian Historical Association, the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine, Oral History Australia, and the Australian College of Nursing.