Professor Christine Kilpatrick AO

Professor Christine Kilpatrick AO

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MBBS,MBA,MD,DMedSci (Hons), FRACP, FRACMA, FAICD, FAHMS
Melbourne Health Appointee 2017

Christine commenced as Chief Executive, Melbourne Health in May 2017. Previous appointments include Chief Executive, the Royal Children’s Hospital (2008-17), Executive Director Medical Services, Melbourne Health and Executive Director Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Health (2004-08). Prior to these appointments she was a neurologist, specialising in epilepsy.

Christine is a member of boards including The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre. She was awarded a Centenary Medal in 2003, in 2014 was included in the Victorian Honour Roll of Women, in 2017 was a recipient of the inaugural Distinguished Fellow’s Award, Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, in 2018 inducted in the Top 50 Public Sector Women and in 2019 appointed an Officer or the Order of Australia.