Associate Professor Owen Roodenburg - Chief Medical Officer and Executive Director Academic and Medical Services

Associate Professor Roodenburg commenced at Epworth HealthCare in January 2024. Prior to his move to Epworth, Owen was the Director of Intensive Care Services at Eastern Health, where he successfully implemented multiple clinical services, led multiple clinical and organisational reforms, including academic partnerships, data and analytics driven research and quality initiatives.

He has dual fellowships with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the College of Intensive Care Medicine. He is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has post graduate qualifications in Health Management.

Directors of Medical Services

There is a Director of medical services appointed to each Epworth hospital or site. Each Director of medical services assists in the management of clinician issues, clinical governance, credentialing, teaching, research activities and strategic planning and development.

Medical Director  Site  Phone  Email
Dr Jennifer Mines (Interim) Epworth Richmond 03 9426 6395 [email protected]
Prof Eugenia Pedagogos (Interim) Epworth Freemasons 03 9483 3593 [email protected]
A/Prof Amanda Gilligan (Interim) Epworth Eastern 03 8807 7100 [email protected]
Dr Kerry O’Meara Epworth Rehabilitation 03 9426 8769 Kerry.O'[email protected]
Dr Sean Jespersen Epworth Clinic mental health 03 9805 4309 [email protected]
Dr Jennifer Mines (Interim)
Epworth Hawthorn 03 9483 3593 [email protected]
Dr Matt Ryan Epworth Geelong 03 5271 7134 [email protected]

Clinical Institutes

Clinical Institutes bring together practitioners across Epworth related to a specific disease or organ system for education, process improvement, research, audit and training of medical students. 

Appointment to practise

Specialist appointments

For queries regarding your specialist appointment application, please email: [email protected]

Epworth location Contact name Title Phone Email
Epworth Eastern
Epworth Hawthorn
Epworth Rehabilitation  
Epworth Mental Health          
Epworth Brighton
Epworth Camberwell
 Romy Ansell Medical Services Officer (03) 9516 2230 [email protected]
Epworth Freemasons
Epworth Geelong
Mitchell Thompson Medical Services Officer (03) 9426 8681 [email protected]
Epworth Richmond Ines Ng Senior Medical Services Officer (Team Leader) (03) 9426 6956 [email protected]
  Meredith Bickley Group Manager –
Medical Workforce
(03) 9426 6189 [email protected]

Surgical assistant appointments

For queries regarding your surgical assistant appointment application, please email: [email protected]

Epworth – All sites Romy Ansell Medical Services Officer (03) 9936 8274 [email protected]

Junior medical appointments

For queries regarding your junior medical officer appointment application, please email: [email protected]

Epworth location Contact name Title Phone Email
Epworth Eastern
Epworth Richmond
Sian Davey Senior Medical Services Officer (Team leader) (03) 9426 6226 [email protected]
Epworth Freemasons
Epworth Geelong
Suzanne Jones Medical Services Officer (03) 9426 8967 [email protected]
  Meredith Bickley Group Manager –
Medical Workforce
(03) 9426 6189 [email protected]

On-call rosters

Emergency on-call rosters coordinator

Phone: 03 9426 8809
Fax: 03 9914 8760
Email: [email protected]

Useful contacts

Epworth IT Service Desk 

Business hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm
Phone: 03 9426 6000
Email: [email protected]

After hours: Monday to Friday 6:00pm to 08:00am, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

Research Development and Governance Unit

Email: [email protected]

Knowledge Services

Epworth Knowledge Services (library)

Epworth Richmond: 03 9426 6134 
Epworth Geelong: 03 5271 7888
Email: [email protected] 
Web: knowledgeservices.epworth.org.au

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