A recent communication from the Chief Executive Officer, Dr Graeme Cross, outlined an upcoming opportunity to hear from two medical specialists regarding the COVID-19 virus and the vaccines being administered in Western Australia.
The two presenters (Dr Robyn Gibbs and Dr Peter Boan) are both Christians who have extensive experience in the medical field and who are working in senior roles within the Australian healthcare industry.
The session, which will be held at Swan Christian College, will include a 30-minute presentation following by a Question & Answer session for participants. There will also be an opportunity to view the session virtually from an online link.
Further details are listed below:
- When: 4.00 pm on Thursday 11 November 2021
- Where: Conference Room – Swan Christian College or via Video Link
- Format: Dr Gibbs and Dr Boan will present for 30 minutes and then respond to questions that have either been forwarded in advance or raised by participants present in person.
- Bookings: Please register for the session using the link here SCEA COVID-19 Information Session.
Presenter Biographies :
Dr Robyn Gibbs
Dr Gibbs attends Riverton Baptist Community Church, having previously been a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Churches in Kelmscott and Bullcreek. She has a PhD in public health microbiology from the University of London, a Masters of Public Health from Curtin University and a Bachelor of Science from Murdoch University.
She is a member of the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), which is an advisory group to the Commonwealth Government on vaccine programs. She is also on the Executive team of an ATAGI COVID-19 working group that is providing advice to the Commonwealth Government on the COVID-19 vaccine program.
Dr Peter Boan
Dr Boan and his family have attended Riverton Baptist Community Church for the last ten years, and his five children attend a Christian school here in Perth. He studied Medicine at the University of Western Australia (UWA) and trained as a doctor in Western Australian hospitals. He has been a specialist in infectious diseases and microbiology since 2013, and practices at Fiona Stanley Hospital and PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA. He is a member of the national transplantation COVID-19 taskforce.