Raine Study Executive Committee


The Raine Study Executive Committee is chaired by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) of the University of Western Australia and membership includes representation from the original investigators of the Raine Study, a representative of the Raine Medical Research Foundation and esteemed researchers with specialist knowledge and expertise. The Committee are responsible for the protection of the cohort members, upholding the scientific and ethical integrity of the research and overseeing the management of the Raine Study. Approval for research projects and access to cohort resources must be submitted in writing to The Executive Committee. The Executive Committee act as custodians for all cohort resources including data and biological samples. Access to Raine Study resources is governed by the terms of the Raine Study Data and Biological Samples Access Policy. The Committee provide a transparent, centralised approval process, which prioritises the long-term interests of the cohort.




1 R Owens

Professor Robyn Owens  BSc, MSc DPhil, FACS

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

University of Western Australia

John Newnham 1


Head of the School of Women's and Infant's Health

Director, the Women and Infants Research Foundation

University of Western Australia


Lou Landau Cropped

Professor Louis Landau AO MD FRACP

Emeritus Professor, School of Paediatrics and Child Health

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

University of Western Australia

Jennie B

Professor Jenefer Blackwell BSc(Hons) PhD FMedSci

Professor in Genetics and Health

Head, Division of Genetics and Health

Telethon Kids Institute


 Emeritus Professor Lawrie Beilin AO MD FRCP FRACP FCSANZ

Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine & Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit

University of Western Australia

David M

Professor David Mackey MBBS(Tas) MD(Melb) FRANZCO FRACS

Managing Director Lions Eye Institute

Professor of Ophthalmology / Director, Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science

University of Western Australia

Nick D K

Professor Nicholas de Klerk BSc MSc PhD

Senior Principal Investigator

Telethon Kids Institute


Professor Leon Straker BAppSc(WAIT)  MSc(Lond) PhD(Syd)

Professor of Physiotherapy

Director of Research and Higher Degree Programs

Curtin University

Craig P

Associate Professor Craig Pennell MBBS(Hons) PhD(Dist) FRANZCOG CMFM

Associate Professor in Maternal Fetal Medicine, School of Women's and Infants' Health

University of Western Australia

Paul Norman

Professor Paul Norman BSc MB ChB Sheff DS WAust FRCS FRACS

Head of Vascular Surgery, Fremantle Hospital

University of Western Australia

Susan Prescott Web

Professor Susan Prescott BMedSc MBBS PhD FRACP

Professor (Childhood Allergy and Immunology Research) School of Paeditrics and Child Health University of Western Australia



































































2016 Committee Meeting Dates

Wednesday 20 April

Wednesday 8 June

Wednesday 31 August

Tuesday 6 December