MEDSAC Board

Min Lo

Chair

Min Lo is a Sexual Health Specialist with a Masters in Forensic Medicine and is a fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Forensic Medicine RCPA. She works in private practice (Sexual Health) in Auckland and Women’s Health, Counties Manukau DHB. Since 2003, she has been a member of MEDSAC and involved in Sexual Assault Medicine.

Clare Healy

Board Member

Clare Healy, a member of MEDSAC since 1996, is a GP with a Masters in Forensic Medicine. Clare is a fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Forensic medicine (RCPA) and of the FFLM (UK). She is the Clinical Director of the Christchurch SAATS, works as a GP, a family violence educator and also as a Clinical Editor for Canterbury Healthpathways.

Cathy Stephenson

Deputy Chair

Cathy Stephenson is a Wellington GP, and busy mother of 3. She works at the Student Health Service, Victoria University, and has a special interest in the sexual health and well-being of young people. She has been working with the acute sexual assault service in Wellington for over 13 years, and is a long-standing member of MEDSAC. She is MEDSAC's spokesperson and the Chair of the Clinical Services Committee.

Christine Foley

Board Member

Christine was a founding executive member in 1988 of DSAC, now MEDSAC. She has been on the Executive – now Board – since that time. Christine graduated from the University of Otago in 1981. She has been working in Sexual Assault Medicine since 1987, for some years seeing child and adolescent patients. Currently, Christine is the Clinical Lead of the Pohutukawa Clinic; the regional Auckland Adult Sexual Assault Assessment and Treatment Service.

Susanna Kent

Board Member

Susanna Kent is an integrative General Practitioner in Lower Hutt. She also works as a Police Medical Officer, and tutor at Otago Medical School (Wellington). She has a Diploma in Forensic Medicine and has done sexual assault work since 1996.

Eileen Brown

Board Member

Eileen Brown, Registered Nurse, Midwife, BN. Eileen moved to NZ in 2006 with her husband and 2 daughters. She continued in her previous sexual health nursing career but rapidly moved into the Nurse Specialist role in the Auckland Adult Sexual Assault Team, a regional service offering forensic and therapeutic medical care for people who have been sexually assaulted. Eileen has been a member of MEDSAC since 2006.

Sandra Rhind

Secretary

Sandra is a GP from Invercargill. She has been a member of MEDSAC and working in Sexual Assault Medicine since the early 1990s.

Annette Milligan

Board Member

Annette is a Registered Nurse who established INP Medical Clinic, Nelson’s Family Planning Clinic in 1989. She manages Health Click, producing sexuality education resources including a range for those with intellectual disabilities. Annette is the Clinical Director of Women, Child & Youth Services in the Nelson-Marlborough DHB. She has been managing the Nelson-Marlborough sexual assault team since 2011.

Tony Chamberlain

Treasurer

Tony Chamberlain is an accomplished author and writer utilising his senior executive and consultancy experience in professional services, private enterprise, government and not-for-profit organisations to create and implement solution frameworks that improve organisational and personal performance.