Qualifications Doctor of Philosophy - Queensland University of Technology Master of Business Administration - University of Queensland Master of Literary Studies(Mathematics) - University of Queensland Bachelor of Applied Science(Medical Laboratory Science) - Queensland University of Technology Bachelor of Science - University of Queensland Bachelor of Arts - University of Queensland Tony secured his PhD in Quality Management in Healthcare and is currently enrolled in a PhD in Pure Maths at UQ. He is Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Science and Medicine at Bond University. In the twenty one years from 1990, he was Laboratories Manager, Executive Manager at Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology. Between 1973 and 1990, he worked at the Biochemistry Department of the Princess Alexandra Hospital. As evidence of his international reputation in biochemistry, Tony has travelled frequently and widely to be the visiting guest lecturer and invited speaker in countries such as India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, the Philippines and Malaysia as well as to the New Zealand and Britain. In fact, he has presented 130 papers at Conferences and Regional Meetings. He was President of the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (2003-2007), and has been a visiting guest lecturer under the auspices of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and the Asian Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemistry. Tony has also had published 85 Papers/ Abstracts and one book chapter (2 editions) in Health care management and has reviewed a number of esteemed scientific journals. He was consultant and adviser to WHO in 2007; adviser to the Department of Health and Ageing on the Scientific Workforce in Pathology and is a Ministerial appointee to the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Committee.
Longitudinal studies of cardiac troponin I in a large cohort of healthy children (with Gus Koerbin, Julia M. Potter, Walter P. Abhayaratna, Richard D. Telford, Fred S. Apple, Allan S. Jaffe, and Peter E. Hickman), Clinical Chemistry (2012)
BACKGROUND: There is little information available on cardiac troponin concentrations in healthy young children.
Outcomes and challenges of implementing an ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System in a clinical laboratory (with Elizabeth Reid and Sue Kehrer), Australian Journal of Medical Sciences (2012)
Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, a large private pathology laboratory group in eastern Australia, made the decision...
Proposals for the mitigation of the environmental impact of clinical laboratories (with Joseph B. Lopez), Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (2012)
Laboratories should be aware of the carbon footprint resulting from their activities and take steps...
Managing the lab- Basic requirements, Quality of Management & Quality of Analysis (2012)
The provision of an effective, efficient laboratory service requires the careful management of the...
Opinion piece: Time to redefine the requirements for a medical laboratory scientist (with Andrew St John), Australian Journal of Medical Science (2012)
Medical laboratory scientists sit at a crossroads in terms of recognition and role definition....
Editorial: The importance of understanding variation, Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry (2012)
The role of the laboratory is to produce results that will be used by...