Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
University of Wollongong
Professor Alison Jones is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Health and Communities) and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, at the University of Wollongong. The Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health includes the following Schools: Medicine, Nursing, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, and Earth and Environmental Sciences. Previously, Prof Alison Jones was the Dean of Medicine at the University of Wollongong, and the Dean of Medicine at the University of Western Sydney.
Professor Alison Jones was awarded a rare and prestigious fellowship by the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT) in September 2013, cementing her reputation as one of the world’s leading clinical toxicologists.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Health and Communities) portfolio encompasses leadership of UOW’s cutting edge Health and Wellbeing Strategy which will deliver a transformational package for healthcare and wellbeing that will address global and regional health challenges. The strategy will deliver innovative and quality healthcare, as well as address the future learning and teaching, research and clinical and workforce development needs for our region and beyond.
The portfolio also includes strategic and operational oversight of UOW’s Regional Campuses (Batemans Bay, Bega, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands) and Metropolitan Campuses (Southern Sydney and South Western Sydney (Liverpool)) and its Inclusion and Outreach Portfolio, including the Woolyungah Indigenous Centre.
Professor Jones has over 25 years of experience in clinical practice, and continues to work at Blacktown Hospital in Toxicology, and Wollongong Hospital in General Medicine.
Professor Alison Jones is an Executive Board Member of Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand (MDANZ) and also serves as a Board Member of COORDINAIRE (the South Eastern NSW, Primary Health Network). Professor Jones has a strong track record in health system and education system transformational change and reform.
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