Medical Research Advisory Board
Dr Mavourneen Casey
Chair, Medical Research Advisory Board
Dr Mavourneen Casey is Chair of the Medical Research Advisory Board (MRAB). A Certified Advisory Board Chair and highly accomplished university academic, Mavourneen joined Rapid Response Revival in early 2019 as a key member of the research and scientific affairs team.
With a PhD undertaken through the Research Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB) at the Medical School of University of Newcastle, Mavourneen has also completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Medical School of University of Queensland.
Prior to joining Rapid Response Revival, Mavourneen established a strong track record of academic research leadership, direction of multi-disciplinary research teams, and collaboration across academic and commercial contributors to research projects.
Mavourneen’s extensive experience in research management, governance, strategy, and policy make her well-suited to Chair the Rapid Response Revival Medical Research Advisory Board.
Professor Wendy Cross
RN, MEd, PhD, FACN, FACMHN
Dr. Barry Gunn
MB BS FACEM
A.D.H.Sc (Ambulance), MICA Paramedic Cert
Dr. Adele Hosseini
B.Pharm. M.Pharm, PhD
Dr Adele Hosseini is Chief Scientific Officer at pharmaceutical company, Bod Australia.
Adele is a pharmacist with a PhD and over 30 years’ experience in leadership, global clinical research, regulatory affairs, and university lecturing.
Adele’s organisation experience spans pharmaceuticals, clinical research organisations, medical devices, and academia.
Adele uses her cumulative experience across all facets of medical research gained over these years to lead and shape the scientific function of innovation biotech.
An active contributor to industry thought-leadership, Adele is dedicated to sharing knowledge and shaping the direction and future of the global pharmaceutical sector.
MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Emergency Medicine)
Dr. Chandana Unnithan
PhD (Digital Health), Mbus Computing, MBA
Co-Founder, CEO & Executive Chairman
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer
Erol is a qualified Electronics Engineer with three decades of global experience in Project Management, Product Development and Technical Sales. He has worked with high profile organisations such as IBM, Philips Innovations and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (Cochlear Implant Unit) and takes a commercial approach to his work.
John is a former MICA Flight Paramedic, Deputy Chairperson of the Australian Resuscitation Council (NSW Branch), President of the Australian Emergency Care Providers (AECP) and the founder and managing director of Australia’s first recognised private training provider, Australian First Aid in 1988, a part of the APL Group Pty Ltd. He also curated the First Aid Fast® App.
Simon is an Investment Management Advisor and Principal of Monash Investors. Following very distinguished academic performance, Simon rose through the ranks of noteworthy investment companies such as Rothschild & Co, Colonial First State Global Asset Management, and was Head of Australian Equities, UBS Global Asset Management from 2007 to 2012. Simon is currently Principal of his own wealth management company Monash Investors.
Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Board’s Audit & Risk Committee
Robert (Robi) Karp